Silicon Power, the world’s leading provider of memory storage solutions, today unveils its latest USB 3.0 extra-rugged portable hard drive—Armor A60. Applying the exclusive shockproof and water-resistant materials and the integrated 360 °-covering enclosure design, Armor A60 promises complete data protection against all the hurts that would occur during daily operations. Meanwhile, Armor A60 has passed U.S. military-grade drop test and also acquired international approval of water-resistant ability. In addition, Armor A60 features dashing designs with smooth finish and vivid colors, which appears to be the stylish storage for travelers, sports enthusiasts and businessmen on the go.
Shockproof & Water-resistant — All-round Protection for Any Condition
Inheriting from the military-grade shockproof specialty of Armor series, SP Armor A60 USB 3.0 portable hard drive incorporates the ultra-rugged rubber casing and internal suspension system, which enable perfect buffer effect for all physical impacts and assure rigid protections against crushes, dust and spraying water. In order to utilize its anti-damage capabilities, Armor A60 is engineered with incredibly strong construction that has passed the US military MIL-STD-810G (transit drop test) and IPX4 waterproof level, making itself the toughest data guard for outdoor users. Furthermore, Armor A60 introduces the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface that ensures ultimate ultra-fast data transfer speeds and offers users an extremely effortless and time-saving user experience.
Toshiba Corporation’s Semiconductor & Storage Products Company today announced that it will launch the MC04ACA series, Toshiba’s first enterprise capacity hard disk drive (HDD) optimized for servers supporting cloud-based applications and analytic workloads. With a 3.5-inch form factor, the MC04ACA series delivers up to 5TB of storage with 7,200 rotations per minute (RPM) performance, reducing storage latency and making the MC04ACA series suitable for workloads and storage requirements generated by cloud computing. Mass production shipment in the Japanese market will start from the end of May.
The MC04ACA series is available in 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, and 5TB capacities and supports cloud use-case workloads of up to 180TB per year. The MC04ACA series supports 1TB per platter areal density, thus saving rack space and reducing the footprint and operational burden of cloud workload servers and storage systems. With up to 5TB storage capacity per host connection, the newest Toshiba HDD series boosts capacity per SATA port and enables fewer disks to handle the same storage capacity, reducing power and cooling costs on a per TB basis. The new series also boasts 6Gbit/s SATA interface speeds and Advanced Format sector technology, allowing compatibility with legacy applications and operating environments using aligned writes.
Silicon Power, the world’s leading provider of memory storage solutions, today proudly announces the launch of a great capacity upgrade on its five hot-sale USB 3.0 portable hard drives to 2TB. Featuring great capacity, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 transfer interface, rugged military-grade protection and various trendy designs, SP 2TB portable hard drives are designed to be the whole package that satisfies all the needs for function, action and fashion. No more worries about little capacity, SP 2TB portable hard drives realize the real all-inclusive storage solution that users can easily backup and store great numbers of documents, photos, music and videos in one device only.
2TB Upgrade Portable HDDs—The All-in-one Storage Device
Under such a stressful and fast-paced mobile life, how to efficiently store and organize all the important files for better data management is already one of the biggest issues. Do you want to have all your documents in one drive instead of bringing numbers of storage devices？Are you tired of wasting your time and energy on looking for certain file out of numerous devices？SP takes all your needs into consideration and now offers you the perfect all-in-one upgrade storage solution—the 2TB portable hard drives, which enables incredibly high data storage capability for nearly one million high-resolution digital photos, around 500,000 songs or over 880 hours Full-HD videos. SP 2TB portable hard drives all introduce the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, which can provide users with superior data transfer speed that is ten times faster than USB 2.0 interface. Furthermore, SP 2TB portable hard drives feature the rugged casing designs which assure the sturdy protections against data loss and damages caused by daily using and carrying. Incorporating multi-functions of great capacity, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface and complete data protection, SP 2TB portable hard drives allow users to save all the documents and favorite entertainment collections together and therefore promise a smarter way of centralized data management.
Toshiba Corporation’s Semiconductor & Storage Products Company today announced the launch of the MD03ACA-V series, high-capacity hard disk drives (HDD) for surveillance applications. Toshiba’s purpose-built line of 3.5-inch HDDs are available in capacities up to 4 TB. The 6Gbit/s SATA drives spin at 7,200rpm and support the industry-standard 512B sector lengths with rotational vibration (RV) compensation to keep performance under multiple HDD configuration, making the MD03ACA-V series suited for customers looking for 24/7 video surveillance storage. Mass production shipment in the Japanese market starts from this month.
The robust design of the MD03ACA-V series provides storage to various video recorders, including surveillance digital video recorders (SDVR), surveillance network video recorders (SNVR) and Hybrid SDVR, delivering 24/7 operation with a mean time to failure (MTTF) of 1 million hours. With up to 4TB of storage, Toshiba’s MD03ACA-V enables support for higher resolution data streams, addresses the need for longer surveillance video retention periods, multi-streaming capabilities, wider temperature resistance and uninterrupted write applications.
Seagate Technology plc today announced that its Samsung HDD business unit is shipping its new Samsung Wireless media device for mobile users. Consumers can now carry up to 750 movies, and unprecedented libraries of music and photos everywhere they go. Samsung Wireless allows up to five users to connect making this the ultimate entertainment hotspot. The Samsung Wireless is available globally for MSRP of $179.00.
The Samsung Wireless media device is designed as a portable accessory to consumers’ mobile devices (smart phones & tablets); its sleek design, small form-factor and light weight make it an ideal companion. The Samsung Wireless fulfills a variety of today’s multimedia demands and is a perfect accessory for every generation of mobile lifestyle. No internet connection is needed with the Samsung Wireless; it streams content wirelessly (via WiFi) to up to five devices. The Samsung Wireless is a simple and easy to use device.
“Samsung HDD continues to drive innovation of storage solution for enterprise level to consumer applications,” said Doug DeHaan, General Manager, Samsung HDD division. “Smartphones and tablets are more and more becoming the preferred method for consumers to watch video content but these devices have limited storage capacity. Samsung HDD is meeting this burgeoning demand by providing a device with the storage capacity consumers need to supplement their mobile device.”
Other World Computing (OWC), a leading zero emissions Mac upgrade and storage technology company announced a new 10TB capacity for the OWC Mercury Elite Pro line of dual-bay external high-performance storage solutions, one of OWC's family of Thunderbolt interface storage products.
The Mercury Elite Pro Dual, available in capacities up to 10TB of total storage, adds tremendous storage capacity and throughput to any Mac or PC with a Thunderbolt port. Applications such as A/V post-production, photography, music, graphics, data management, and even Time Machine backups are enhanced with access to data at sustained data rates of up to 442MB/s read, 424MB/s write.
Seagate Technology plc today announced the next evolution in the company’s wireless storage category. Seagate Wireless Plus mobile device storage now consists of a family of capacities at 500GB, 1TB and 2TB versions to suit every need along with integration with cloud services, such as Dropbox and Google Drive. The Seagate Wireless Plus storage is designed to expand beyond the limitations of mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablets. With capacities that are multiples beyond the highest storage available on these mobile devices, the Seagate Wireless Plus provides an ideal solution to stream your favorite HD video while freeing up precious space on your Android Tablet, iPad, iPhone, Android Smart Phone, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 computers and Windows RT tablets.
Seagate created the wireless storage category in 2011 to address consumers’ desire to enjoy more content than tablets and smartphones can hold with their limited storage options. A CES 2013 Best of Innovations Award Winner, the Seagate Wireless Plus now includes a new option to save content and files to the drive wirelessly through the updated Seagate Media app as well as the ability to migrate files to cloud services such as Dropbox and Google Drive.
Other World Computing (OWC), a leading zero emissions Mac upgrade and storage technology company announced the new 20TB capacity for the OWC ThunderBay IV line of four-bay external high-performance storage solutions, one of OWC's family of Thunderbolt interface storage products.
The ThunderBay IV, now available with up to 20TB of total storage, adds tremendous storage capacity and throughput to any Mac or PC with a Thunderbolt port. Applications such as A/V post-production, photography, music, graphics, data management, and even Time Machine backups are enhanced with access to data at sustained data rates of up to 887MB/s read, 884MB/s write.
PROMISE Technology today announced that its Pegasus2 M4 and SANLink2 10G are both now globally available through PROMISE’s network of distributors and value added resellers. Unveiled earlier this month at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, the new storage solutions are specifically engineered for creative professionals, and make up part of the world’s first end-to-end Thunderbolt 2 to shared storage solution.
The new, small form factor Pegasus2 M4 offers a perfect combination of portability, capacity, performance, and cost. Featuring an innovative and compact design, the 2.5” HDD/SSD Thunderbolt 2 Pegasus2 M4 external RAID solution works with the new Mac Pro® and is an ideal solution for professionals working both offsite and in-studio. The Pegasus2 family supports OS X Mavericks and will add support for Windows®-based Thunderbolt hosts in Q2.