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Hyperscale
Seagate, Phison partnership to improve data center offering
Seagate and Phison have announced plans to expand their SSD portfolio to assist data center customers in reducing total cost ownership (TCO).
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Storage
Hands-on review: PNY XLR8 Gaming NVMe Gen4x4 SSD and PS5 SSD Cover with integrated heatsink
PNY has released its XLR8 Gaming CS3140 M.2 2280 NVMe PCIe Gen4x4 solid-state drive and PS5 SSD cover with an integrated heatsink.
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Cloud
PNY announces the launch of XLR8 M.2 NVMe Gen4x4 SSD and PNY XLR8 PlayStation 5 SSD Heatsink
With the new XLR8 PS5 SSD Heatsink, PNY's XLR8 M.2 NVMe Gen4x4 solid-state drives can now not only be used in PCs, but also as an ultra-fast storage upgrade for Sony's PlayStation 5 consoles.
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SSD
Hands-on review: Kingston NV1 NVMe SSD
Kingston has released its very affordable NV1 NVMe solid-state drive, but just how does it stack up?
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Cloud
Samsung unveils new SSD, optimised for 4K and 8K contents
Designed for consumers and professions using 4K and 8K contents, as well as graphic-heavy games, Samsung says its new SSD is optimised for handling data-intensive applications.
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Western Digital
Western Digital introduces new My Passport SSD
The My Passport SSD is a fast, stylish portable data storage solution. It’s not really that much bigger than a memory stick, but some six times faster and with a much larger storage capacity for our ever-increasing data sizes.
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Flash
WD’s new bunch-of-flash shared storage solution
New Ultrastar NVMe SSDs and RapidFlex NVMe-oF controllers are standalone solutions that combine creating the OpenFlex Data24 NVMe-oF Storage Platform.
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Artificial Intelligence
Intel announces portfolio update for AI-focused solutions
Includes new processor, memory, storage and FPGA solutions designed to tackle deep learning and analytics.
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Cloud
Kingston Technology releases data center NVMe SSD boot drive
DC1000B is designed in a 2280 form factor that includes onboard power-loss protection and is engineered with 0.5DWPD endurance for extended service life.
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Hyperscale
Western Digital welcomes in zettabyte-scale era with Zoned Storage
“The industry needs to come together and find new and creative ways to design and architect infrastructures for the future to more intelligently and efficiently optimise workloads.”
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Smartphone
Samsung cracks 1TB embedded smartphone storage
The new Universal Flash Storage offers the most internal memory yet and 10x the speed of a typical microSD card for data-intensive applications.
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Cloud
Crucial launches P1 NVMe Solid State Drive
The SSD uses a PCIe port to provide a faster and more reliable read/write.
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Gaming
Hands–on review: Corsair’s latest MP510 NVMe SSD defies expectations
It features a third-party Phison controller, which isn’t found in many other NVMe drives.
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Gaming
Hands-on review: Crucial’s BX500 SSD gets the job done
The Crucial BX500 comes in two flavours, 240GB and 480GB, giving users a no-frills boost to their PC at a budget-friendly price.
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SSD
Asustor launches ADM 3.1, enhancing business features
This upgrade supposedly adds many features to meet business demands.
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Tablets & laptops
ASUS​ ​announces​ the ​world’s thinnest convertible laptop
ASUS recently announced the availability of the ZenBook Flip S UX370, the world’s thinnest convertible laptop...
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Samsung
Transfer data at light-speed: Samsung’s portable SSD T5 is here!
The Samsung Portable SSD T5 is meant to elevate data transference while still remaining relatively cost-effective...
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SSD
SSDo’s and Don’ts: How to install your SSD drive
If you’re a first-time SSD installer, there’s no need to fear, Crucial NZ has published a three-part process to installation...
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Cloud
Intel expands factory in China & launches new data center products
Intel introduces the new additions as SSDs designed from the ground up for cloud storage including defined storage and converged infrastructure.
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Cloud
Latest VMware release accelerates data centre modernisation
The VMware vSAN was initially released in 2014. Today, the vSAN aims to help customers accelerate their data center modernisation efforts.
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Virtualisation
How to avoid that next storage hardware refresh
Customers tell me repeatedly that they dread the phone call from their hardware storage vendor. Every three or four years, the call is predictable.
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SSD
Teradata announces new platforms to meet SSD demand
With the massive growth in data, companies depend on trusted analytics to turn that data into valuable and timely insights.
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Cloud
Crucial NZ evaluates exactly how much SSD storage you need
Just like storing physical items in your house or apartment, you need enough digital space to account for what you currently have.
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Storage
How to buy a memory card
When contemplating purchasing a camera, most people think about the type of camera, the features of the camera, the price of the camera and so on.