Storage

VxRail Neutrino announced at EMC World.
For businesses growing beyond expectations.
As the cost of flash storage continues to drop, buyers are demanding larger SSD capacities for their money. With its new Z410 line, SanDisk is adding a 480GB capacity tier to its most affordable series of drives. On top of that, the new lineup offers a modest performance boost...
AWS partner Strut wins over Bauer Media.
We first learned about Seagate's 10TB Enterprise Capacity hard drive back in January, and now the company reports that it's shipping these monster drives "in volume." In particular, the company says its partners at Supermicro and Ciara are incorporating these 10TB spinners into their mass-storage...
Comparing the leading co-location providers in Australia.
The rise of SSDs has brought about a small revolution in the speed and responsiveness of PCs, but those drives' capacities can be an obstacle for folks with huge collections of files. That's especially true on entry-level laptops or tablets, where 32GB, 64GB, or 128GB of storage is fairly common....
Cloud storage and backup company Backblaze is becoming  a household name among enthusiasts these days. The company annually releases one of the only high-count hard disk reliability reports available, based on all of the SMART data and failure history of its drives. Backblaze uses consumer hard...
If you hadn't already heard, our friends at Macrium are now offering deeper discounts for TR subscribers. Silver subscribers are now eligible for a 20% discount on purchases made from the Macrium online store, and Gold subscribers get a whopping 40% off. To celebrate, the company has...
Western Digital's RE series of data center hard disks has been renowned for its top-tier performance and durability for some time now. Buyers will need to stop looking for the RE branding and start looking for Gold today, though. As part of WD's ongoing rebranding efforts, the...
CIO: "We don't want to manage any data centres."
Intel has a new lineup of solid-state drives on the market, and it's full of options. The 540s series comprises twelve drives available in six different capacities and two form factors. For these drives, Intel turned to 16-nm TLC NAND, a first for the company. The cache, however, is...
A while ago, Google engineer Benson Leung ran into a small problem with a USB 3.0 cable he got from Amazon: it fried his Chromebook Pixel. Leung's experience helped raised awareness of potentially dangerous cables and devices, and his research has spurred similar efforts from various corners...
It's a good day for datacenters across the world. Micron, purveyor of all things related to memory, has unveiled its updated lineups of datacenter-oriented SSDs. Say hi to the 9100 and 7100 PCIe NVMe SSDs, and to the S600DC series of SAS drives. Let's kick things off with...
Small and medium business solution for data centres.
Social network establishes first data centre outside USA.
Cath Gentile joins flash vendor.
Focus on enterprise, commercial and consumer and small business.
Darrin Edkins heads to new role.
Along with its Xeon E5-2600 v4 CPUs, Intel took the wraps off two new datacenter SSD lineups today. The SSD DC P3320 and DC P3520 are Intel's first drives to use 3D NAND, while the SSD DC 3600 and DC 3700 are the company's first dual-port...
Perth integrator continues its winning streak.
Samsung unveiled a pair of high-performance M.2 SSDs for OEMs at its SSD Forum Japan event, according to AnandTech. The drives, called the SM961 and PM961, are both available in capacities from 128GB to 1TB. Both drives use Samsung's new Polaris controller, a five-core, eight-channel chip. This...
Anybody who's ever busted the delicate plastic shroud on a SATA power or data connector will appreciate Shenzen Renice Technology's X9 RSATA 2TB SSD. Unlike measly consumer-class drives, the X9 uses connectors that Renice calls Rugged SATA, or RSATA. That connector doesn't appear to be an industry...
Claims ISO-containerised facility is cheaper option.
Growing demand triggers plans for third Deer Park facility.
SmartCabinet aimed at disties and integrators.
In honor of Pi Day, Western Digital has announced a mechanical drive for Raspberry Pi based on its 500GB Caviar Blue Slim model. This 314GB drive is equipped with a number of Raspberry-Pi-focused features. Western Digital has also worked with BerryBoot to produce a bootloader specifically designed...
But IDC finds shipments are falling.
Seagate has an intriguing new toy to show off at this weekend's Open Compute Project Summit. It claims to have the world's fastest solid-state drive on its hands. To back up that bit of chest-pounding, the company claims the drive has "throughput performance" of 10 GB/s. Furthermore, Seagate...
[Comment] And will it actually be open source?

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