Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) announces the Canvio Slim, the latest addition to Toshiba’s Canvio portable hard drive family. With a lightweight, aluminium finish and at just 9mm thick (1TB model), the Canvio Slim is one of the thinnest and most compact external mobile hard drives in the market. The newest Canvio device can easily back up photos, music, videos, and other files with a simple graphical user interface over USB 3.0 High-Speed (5 Gbit/s) transfer and security software to prevent unauthorized access to data.
The Canvio Slim delivers data storage in a form factor that’s as stylish as it is portable. With up to 2TB of storage, USB 3.0 & 2.0 compatibility, and easy-to-use backup and security software, your ever-growing collection of files and multimedia content will remain safe and easily accessible,” says Michael Cassidy, Vice President, Consumer HDDs, Americas, at Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. “Its compact size, premium look and feel, and affordable price make the Slim an ideal travel companion for people who need a storage device they can toss into their handbag or carry-on and barely notice it’s there.”Add a comment
Seagate Technology plc, a world leader in data storage solutions, today announced it has been actively shipping 16TB helium-based enterprise drives as part of the Exos X16 family, delivering high performance and record capacity for hyperscale data centers to efficiently and cost-effectively manage ever-increasing amounts of data. The company also updated the IronWolf and IronWolf Pro Network Attached Storage (NAS) drive lines with new 16TB capacity models.
The need for hyperscale, cloud, and NAS storage solutions continues to rise to unprecedented levels. In fact, a recent IDC whitepaper sponsored by Seagate predicts that the Global Datasphere - the amount of data created, captured or replicated across the globe – will grow from 33 zettabytes (ZB) in 2018 to 175 ZB by 2025. Seagate’s Exos X16 hard drive delivers the highest storage density available with the field-proven reliability and continuous high performance to support a broad range of workload requirements and high-availability use cases.
Exos X16 HDD is the world’s highest capacity 3.5-inch 7200 RPM drive designed to solve challenges by enabling hyperscale, datacenter, OEM and distribution channel businesses to maximize storage capacities, provide customer flexibility, and reduce complexity with uses in multiple workloads with increased I/O and enhanced caching capabilities. Seagate’s new Exos X16 16TB drive delivers 33 percent more petabytes per rack compared to 12TB drives while maintaining the same small footprint for a reduced overall total cost of ownership. Exos X16 offers built-in data protection, including Seagate Secure™ Instant Secure Erase for safe, affordable, fast, and easy drive retirement.Add a comment
Transcend Information Inc., a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, proudly announces the release of the StoreJet 25M3C, the latest USB Type-C portable hard drive to join Transcend's expanding family of USB Type-C portable storage devices.
Transcend offers a comprehensive range of USB Type-C products featuring the Type-C port or connector, including external hard drives, portable solid-state drives, USB flash drives, and card readers. These devices allow for easy and efficient file transfers between desktops, laptops, and Mac computers featuring the USB Type-C or USB 3.1 interface, or mobile devices supporting the OTG (On-The-Go) function.Add a comment
Today at the 2019 NAB Show, LaCie, the premium brand from Seagate Technology, announced two new storage solutions for creative professionals and prosumers. The new LaCie Rugged RAID Shuttle and LaCie 2big RAID build on the brand’s record of efficient preservation of high-value, high-resolution digital imagery through the capture, edit, distribution, and archiving workflow.
Digital transformation in the media and entertainment industry has led to rapid data growth. In fact, according to a recent IDC whitepaper sponsored by Seagate, the media and entertainment (M&E) datasphere – the amount of data created, captured or replicated across the globe – is expected to grow at a 25% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2018 to 2025.
For 30 years, LaCie has helped creative professionals from production houses to hard-core hobbyists manage their data and the new LaCie Rugged RAID Shuttle and LaCie 2big RAID offer two new solutions to easily share, manage, and keep data secure.Add a comment
Western Digital Corp. has expanded its line of rugged products to include the new G-Technology-branded ArmorATD portable hard drive, an ideal drive for enthusiast and professional photographers and videographers seeking to protect their photo, video and audio files. Whether shooting on-location in the Moab desert, or working on edits during a morning subway commute, the ArmorATD drive is designed for content creators and audio/visual enthusiasts who want an all-terrain solution for moving and carrying their valuable media and data. With triple-layer shock protection, water/dust-resistance, and crush-resistance, they can be confident in their storage device during transit.
“As a documentary filmmaker my passion is telling stories. I enjoy immersing myself into the story, the characters, and the locations. I work with a lot of professional surfers and shooting in the ocean is honestly my happy place! Since I work outdoors so much, I need a hard drive that is rugged enough to go with me. I rely on features like water-resistance and durability to give me the reassurance that my shots are effortlessly backed up to the drive,” said Aaron Lieber, G-Technology G-Team ambassador. “What I love about the new G-Technology ArmorATD drive is its scalability. It is built tough enough for a professional but also great for a beginner who needs a reliable storage solution to keep up with their adventures.”
The ArmorATD drive is stylish and compact with its metal design and rubberized bumper. It can be tossed around in a canvas camera bag, or a fine-leather briefcase with ease. The new drive offers affordability, durability and reliability when it comes to taking content on the go.Add a comment
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) announces MG08 Series, the industry’s largest capacity 16TB Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) HDD. With 33% more capacity than today’s widely adopted 12TB drives, and 14% more capacity than prior 14TB models, MG08 16TB drives are compatible with the widest range of applications and operating systems, and adapted to mixed random and sequential read and write workloads in both cloud and traditional datacenter environments.
The MG08 Series is Toshiba’s second-generation helium-sealed HDD family, and eighth-generation Enterprise Capacity HDD family. Toshiba has delivered its industry-leading 16TB capacity and improved power efficiency by utilizing the 9-disk helium design, introduced last year in 14TB models, and its own advanced precision laser welding process to ensure the helium remains sealed inside the drive case. The MG08 features 7,200rpm performance, a 550TB per year workload rating, a 2.5 million-hour MTTF, a 512Mib cache buffer, and a choice of SATA and SAS interfaces—all in an industry-standard, 3.5-inch form factor.Add a comment
Today Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. is adding 12TB and 14TB models to both its N300 NAS Hard Drive and X300 Performance Hard Drive series.
The new 12TB and 14TB models use a helium-sealed design, enabling the 3.5-inch mechanical design to deliver increased storage density with a lower hard drive operating power profile. Toshiba laser welding technology and hard drive case is designed to keep the helium securely sealed inside the drive enclosure.Add a comment
Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. today announces a new addition to its popular family of CANVIO external hard drives (HDDs), a 4TB option in its ADVANCE, BASICS and READY series.
The 4TB option gives up to 33 percent extra storage (compared to 3TB) for consumers and small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that want to store large files and back up their data. Using 1TB platter technology allows the 4TB CANVIO models to maintain the same low-profile design as 3TB models. All models support Windows® and Mac operating systems and are compatible with both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.Add a comment
Showcasing its continued strength and leadership in enterprise-capacity storage solutions, Western Digital today announced the industry’s highest capacity HDD, the 15TB Ultrastar DC HC620 host-managed SMR HDD. The Ultrastar DC HC620 delivers an unprecedented capacity point with a time-to-market advantage for customers who have invested in, and continue to take advantage of the benefits of SMR.
“With data continuing to grow at unprecedented rates, many hyperscale and cloud storage customers know that their workloads trend toward data that is written sequentially. In these instances, customers are optimizing their infrastructures with the lowest TCO and the maximum capacity,” said Eyal Bek, vice president of product marketing, Western Digital. “By capitalizing on our highest-capacity SMR storage solutions, our customers’ investment can not only be fully leveraged today, but for subsequent generations of SMR areal density improvements for continued infrastructure optimization.”
Setting a new bar for TCO, the Ultrastar 15TB host-managed SMR HDD is well positioned for hyperscale cloud and traditional data center workloads, including large video surveillance “smart city” initiatives, storage for regulatory compliance and Big Data storage. Enabling the world’s densest server and storage systems, incorporating 15TB HDDs allows a fully populated 4U60 HDD enclosure to reach a raw storage capacity of 900TB, which is an additional 60TB per 4U rack in the same footprint compared to those utilizing 14TB HDDs. In an at-scale environment where floor space, $/TB, TB per square foot, or watts per terabyte are critical, this TCO savings can be significant.Add a comment
ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND flash products, today announces two new external hard disk drives (HDD), the ADATA HD680 and the HV320. The HD680 is designed to provide robust protection and comes with up to 2TB of capacity. The HV320 is geared for ultimate portability and style with its slim form factor and beautiful hairline-brushed finish and comes with up to 5TB of capacity.
ADATA HD680 – Data Defender
When bringing data on the road, it just makes sense to do so with an external HDD that can defend the data inside from knocks, drops, and prying eyes. The HD680 has been tested to meet the U.S. Military MIL-STD-810G 516.6 standard and achieves this with a triple-layer construction that consists of a shock-absorbing silicone casing, sturdy buffer, and a cushioned mounting for the hard drive. This robust construction allows the HD680 to withstand falls from up to 1.22 meters. What’s more, the HD680 features shock sensors that notify users via its LED indicator when impact or shaking has occurred and AES 256-bit encryption that keeps data password-protected. The HD680 comes in three colors - black, blue, yellow - and has a nifty groove around its shell that serves as a convenient place to store its detachable USB cable.