Storage

Remember Crossbar, the firm developing resistive random access memory (RRAM) with higher performance and endurance than NAND? The company announced a breakthrough at the International Electron Devices Meeting earlier this week. We caught up with VP of marketing and business development Sylvain...
We ask Kilkon, Interakt IT and BlueCentral.
Guess what he's wearing for the final one tomorrow.
CRN hosted IBM partners, ISVs and special guest Jim Wasko at Vue De Monde in Melbourne.
Avnet also gets behind Power platform.
Plans enterprise flash solutions.
Pair of private equity firms step up.
Another firm specializing in enterprise solid-state storage has been acquired by Western Digital. This time, it's Skyera, which Western Digital describes as a "developer of solid-state storage systems for scale-out cloud and enterprise data centers." The specifics of the deal are being kept under...
Changes afoot in data centre sector.
Retailers are still recovering from their Black Friday binges, but that hasn't stopped us from finding some nice deals that should appeal to PC enthusiasts. Best Buy is selling a 27" LG IPS monitor for only $179.99 right now. The display's 1080p resolution is a little low for the panel...
In August, Seagate revealed that it had started shipping its first 8TB hard drive. Details were scarce at the time, but the drive has finally appeared on Seagate's website along with fresh information on what makes it tick. As we suspected this summer, the new Archive HDD family uses...
Alongside several other projects, I've been slowly putting together our next-gen storage test suite. Part of that effort involves experimenting with PCIe SSDs, and I now have another test subject. Give a warm welcome to Plextor's M6e: This "gumstick" SSD uses a Marvell controller with...
In August, Marvell introduced a potent PCIe SSD controller with four Gen3 lanes and support for the NVM Express protocol. Today, it's back with a toned-down version designed for slim tablets, convertibles, and "Chrome devices." The new chip is also destined for "value-line client" SSDs, so it...
After more than a week of Black Friday-inspired sales, the deals scene has quieted down some. There are still some nice discounts on PC hardware, though. Here are the ones that stood out to me this morning: Looking for an affordable IPS monitor? Dell's 23" P2314H is on sale at Newegg...
Thanks to everybody who tuned into our live stream last night. In case you missed it, the video version of the podcast is now up on YouTube—and is embedded below for your viewing convenience. This week, we talked about trailers for the upcoming Star Wars and Terminator movies, answered reader...
New Eaton MD comes from Orange Business Services.
New Eaton MD comes from Orange Business Services.
For those who didn't get all their shopping done over last week's Black Friday bonanza, Cyber Monday has arrived with a new batch of discounted PC hardware. Well, to be honest, most of deals are recycled Black Friday offers. But there's still lots of good stuff to be had. Asus' PA238QR...
With Black Friday sales in full swing, here's another collection of notable deals: Newegg has a 27" Acer 2560x1440 AHVA monitor for $289.99 after promo code EMCWWHC33. The panel specs look decent, there's a VESA mount on the back, and the inputs include DVI, HDMI, and DisplayPort. Monoprice is...
It's hard to tell when Black Friday officially begins, but a fresh batch of deals just hit my inbox. TigerDirect and Newegg have both kicked off their Black Friday sales. Here are the deals that stand out to me in my over-stuffed, slightly intoxicated state: Asus' Transformer Book T100TAM...
The news scene has quieted down ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, but there are loads of early Black Friday deals to peruse. Here are the ones that stand out so far today: Want a 4K monitor on the cheap? Acer's 28" B286HK is marked down to only $349.99 at Newegg—a...
If you want to know what the future of hard drives holds, the Advanced Storage Technology Consortium is probably a good place to start. Otherwise known as the ASTC, the group was founded by a collection of industry heavyweights that includes HGST, Seagate, and WD. It's billed as a...
Scared of cloud? It's just fear of change, says communications minister.
Black Friday now spans more than a week, which seems a bit ridiculous. But it's hard to complain about getting even more sweet deals on PC hardware, especially when there's no risk of getting trampled at a Walmart. If you live near a Micro Center, you can nab one of Intel's...
During an investor webcast this afternoon, Intel revealed that it will offer SSDs based on 3D NAND in the second half of next year. The three-dimensional tech is the product of the firm's joint flash venture with Micron. It stacks 32 planar...
Uses Angela Merkel's visit to reveal expansion.
Data centre vendors need help in Singapore.
Melbourne cloud provider leaves trail of creditors.
CRN speaks to Chris Trevitt, GM of business partner sales.
One of this week's deals expires at 11:59 AM Central Time, so let's cut to the chase. SeaSonic's X-1250 PSU is massively discounted at Newegg for a couple more hours. This 1250W monster usually sells for over $200, but instant savings combine with a $20 mail-in rebate to bring the effective...

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