As big data, high-performance computing (HPC) and cloud-computing applications push the demand for real-time access of data into the zettabytes, Intel Corporation announced today its next-generation data center solid-state drive (SSD), the Intel Solid-State Drive DC S3700 Series, designed to remove storage bottlenecks and maximize multi-core CPU performance. The Intel SSD DC S3700 Series delivers fast, consistent performance and low latencies along with strong data protection and high endurance to help IT personnel support today's most demanding data center applications.

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"Today's data explosion creates unique storage challenges for data center professionals," said Rob Crooke, Intel vice president and general manager for the Intel Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Solutions Group. "High latencies and slow storage I/O can cripple data centers' ability to deliver exciting big data or cloud-computing applications with fast, low latency data access. Intel's next-generation Intel SSD DC S3700 Series breaks through SSD limitations for the data center on all fronts – fast, consistent performance, strong data protection and high endurance -- so IT professionals can deliver on their most demanding technology initiatives."

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Mushkin, Inc., an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance computer products, today introduced its latest line of high-performance USB 3.0 flash drives, the new Ventura Plus, available in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB storage capacities.

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Ventura Plus delivers significant performance increases of up to ten times the speed of typical USB 3.0 flash drives, allowing users to share a 4GB HD movie in 15 seconds - compared to as long as 5 minutes with non-optimized USB 3.0 drives.

"Almost instant file-sharing capabilities along with the shock-resistant nature of flash drives allow me and my team to exchange and edit entire sequences of shots during filming quickly and efficiently," said Kelly Lee Myers, Digital Animation Supervisor, - Stasys - The Series "The Ventura Plus are so fast, it would have been really nice to have had them while working on the movie Iron Sky. When I need fast, safe and reliable storage, I trust Mushkin."

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in advanced semiconductor technology solutions, today announced that it is producing advanced solid state drives (SSDs) that are designed specifically for use in servers and enterprise storage systems. These drives – the SM843 and the SM1625 – will be particularly useful as high-speed storage for a wide range of server and storage applications that depend on extremely fast data writing including social media in the cloud, SQL database logs, media streaming, virtualization, video on demand and online transaction processing (OLTP).

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“Samsung's new data center and enterprise SSDs deliver extremely high performance with low power consumption in providing the most efficient storage solutions for data center applications,” said Myungho Kim, vice president of memory marketing, Device Solutions, Samsung Electronics. “Samsung will aggressively produce its new line-up of SSDs beginning this month to accelerate SSDs’ move into not only the server but also the storage marketplace, as we continue to affirm our leadership in the SSD market.”

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team_group_t123_usb_flash_drive.pngThe white holiday season is right around the corner. Team Group Inc., one of the leading memory manufacturers in the world, is rolling out an elaborately finished Christmas products, including Team T123 USB 2.0 flash drive and SDHC Class 10 memory card.  With sincere holiday greetings, Team Group presents the holiday joy just for you.

Team Group’s 2012 Christmas edition of T123 comes with hairline treated design and glossy diamond cuts. The laser-etched Christmas tree and glistering snowflakes bring out the best of Christmas rouge and shining blue that symbolize the happiest holiday and blossom with joyful and glamorous style.  In addition, the sophisticated assembly process of COB (Chip on Board) allows a compact design that features easy portability and several advantages like waterproofing, dust-proofing and shock-proofing.  T123 comes in 4GB, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB, giving consumers plenty of choices and making it the perfect gift for a merry Christmas.

Team Group’s another Christmas limited edition SDHC Class 10 is launched with a warm, golden finishing that in incorporated with reindeers, snowman and snow scene, thus creating a peaceful joy of happy holiday in a dazzling background.  SDHC Class 10 is provided with SD 3.01 high-speed transmission interface, and comes in 4GB, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB.  It allows storage of more music, films, pictures and documents.  It satisfies the all kinds of entertainment needs of users and is the perfect storage device for your most memorable moments.

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kingston_64gb_microsdxc.pngKingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced a new 64GB Kingston microSDXC Class 10 memory card. In the current age of smartphones and tablets, the need for more mobile data storage has become more important than ever. The Kingston microSDXC Class 10 card significantly improves consumer’s digital lifestyle by delivering higher storage speeds and capacities they need to get the most out of their electronic and mobile devices.

Available in 64GB capacity, microSDXC cards offer additional storage for more music, videos, pictures and games — more of everything the consumer needs in today’s mobile world. Fully compliant with the latest SD Association specification, Kingston’s micro Secure Digital eXtended Capacity (microSDXC) card operates on the exFAT file system, which is designed to handle extremely large volumes of data, such as files bigger than 4GB.

“The need for higher storage capacity is growing as consumers shoot more pictures and videos, and carry around more data,” said Andrew Ewing, Flash memory business manager, Kingston. “With our new 64GB Class 10 microSDXC card, we offer our customers a chance to fully maximize the performance and storage capabilities of their existing mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, by providing them with a reliable and easy upgrade solution.”

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