Mushkin, an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance and mission-critical computer products, today officially announced the worldwide launch of its latest addition to the Chronos Family of SSD products, Chronos G2.
Designed and assembled in the U.S.A., the new drive delivers random write performance of up to 90K IOPS and a maximum transfer rate of 555 MB/s. Available in capacities from 60 GB to 480 GB, Mushkin provides customers the option to enter the SSD world with a limited budget, with no compromise in performance. Customers can now build or upgrade a system economically, running the operating system and applications on a SSD, boosting performance substantially over a standard hard disk.
ADATA Technology, a leading global manufacturer of high-performance DRAM memory modules and NAND Flash application products, today launches its SR1010 enterprise grade server SSD featuring comprehensive data encryption, reliability, superior performance and high compatibility with many operating systems. Available in 100GB, 240GB and 480GB sizes, ADATA’s SR1010 SSD is a perfect upgrade solution for industrial servers, data centers and embedded devices.
PLP – That’s How Protection Upgrades
For enterprise servers and data centers, unexpected system failure leads to incalculable damage and loss of vital information. To help safeguard against such scenarios, commercial servers require a powerful yet effective protection mechanism: PLP (Power-Loss Protection). Thanks to PLP technology, ADATA's SR1010 SSD helps to prevent catastrophic data crashes caused by system failures, such as utility power grid failures or data center backup generator failures. ADATA's SR1010 SSD also supports S.M.A.R.T., which monitors your SSDs’ status, thus ensuring your data's security and integrity, as well as improving the SSD’s efficiency.
For professional gamers to win fierce fights easily, Apacer, the pioneer in digital storage, launches the latest SSD - Apacer PT910 SSD. It adopts the ultra-high-speed interfaces PCI-E 2.0 x 2, reaching amazing sequential read/write speeds of 830/790 MB/s and 4K random read/write speeds up to 100,000 IOPS. With the dual controller from the top brand SandForce and the chips from the tech giant Intel®, the product is available in 256 GB and 512 GB, of which the real capacities are 7% larger than other same-level products. PT910’s multiple advantages of high efficiency, high reliability and high cost-performance ratio allow computer game experts, musicians and audio/video workers to enjoy a more pleasant and smooth digital experiences.
Speed is an eternal pursuit for professional gamers. The Apacer PT910 PCI-E SSD, with PCI-E 2.0 x 2 high-speed interfaces, is compatible with the PCI-E x4/x8/x16 slot. It breaks the transmission limitations and reaches a sequential read/write speed of 830/790MB/s and a 4K random read/write speed of up to 100,000 IOPS (Input/Output Per Second). Game downloading and execution can be completed in the blink of an eye. With its superior speed experience and excellent cost-performance, it will surely become the best choice for game players!
QNAP, Inc. today announced the release of the TS-x31 series Turbo NAS for SOHO and Home users. Powered by a dual-core 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPU, it provides a high-performance yet economical solution for file storage, sharing, and data backup coupled with the easy-to-use cloud-based note-taking application and a wide range of multimedia functions.
Available in 1, 2, and 4-bay models, the TS-x31 series is an easy-to-use network storage center for backup, synchronization, remote access, and home entertainment. “Due to the privacy concerns of pubic cloud services, the TS-x31 is ideal for establishing a secure and large-capacity private cloud where users can store, share, and access their files anytime, anywhere, ” said Jason Hsu, product manager of QNAP.
Corsair, a world leader in high-performance PC hardware, today announced the ultra compact, low-profile Flash Voyager Vega USB 3.0 flash drive. The slim, thumb-sized drive is less than 5mm thin and 24mm long including the built-in key ring loop, making it a perfect keychain companion for data transfers on the go, or an ideal plug-and-leave storage solution for notebooks, car audio systems, game consoles, and other devices. The new drive is available immediately in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB capacities from Corsair.com and retailers around the world.
Protected in a gleaming scratch-resistant hard chrome plated zinc alloy enclosure, the Flash Voyager Vega drive is as eye-catching as it is rugged. Thanks to high-speed USB 3.0 support, file transfers complete in a fraction of the time of previous generation flash drives, with a discrete blue LED showing when data transfers are active. The drive also supports USB 2.0 for compatibility with older PCs, and Microsoft® Windows®, Mac OS® X, and Linux® are all supported with no additional software required.
SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced the availability of the SanDisk X300 SSD. The SanDisk X300 SSD leverages the latest advancements in X3 technology to deliver a great user experience with high-performance, while utilizing robust error-correction to increase reliability and provide peace of mind for today’s CIOs. SanDisk’s new client SSD also includes an improved SSD Dashboard, which provides visibility into the drive’s performance, security, and available firmware updates, in order to maintain peak performance at all times—an important feature for today’s mobile workforce.
“The SanDisk X300 SSD is our first X-series drive to incorporate the use of our nCache 2.0 tiered caching architecture and X3, three bit-per-cell technology, to deliver a highly optimized and reliable solution for both CIOs and their employees,” said Kevin Conley, senior vice president and general manager, client storage solutions at SanDisk. “This mainstream corporate drive not only provides the reliability and performance companies need today, but also helps CIOs reduce total cost of ownership and shorten the time to return on investment.”
The X300 utilizes SanDisk’s advanced 1Ynm X3 flash technology, and incorporates nCache 2.0 technology, a next generation tiered caching technology that combines SLC and X3/TLC flash blocks to improve endurance, increase efficiency, and boost performance in corporate workloads such as office productivity applications, media creation or financial transactions. To improve the reliability of the drive and maximize end-to-end data integrity, the X300 SSD also includes a robust error handling mechanism that utilizes XOR recovery technology to implement an extra layer of data protection.
Seagate Technology plc, a world leader in storage solutions, today took the wraps off the industry’s first dedicated surveillance hard disk drive (HDD) featuring Seagate Rescue services—the Seagate Surveillance HDD. Engineered specifically for surveillance and video analytics applications, the Surveillance HDD is a world-class drive that employs data recovery services designed to restore data from malice or accidental failure, keeping systems in the field longer and reducing post deployment expenses.
“Over 413 petabytes of data are produced in just one day by video surveillance cameras installed worldwide in 20131—that’s 150,000 petabytes of data every year, most of which are stored on high-capacity surveillance systems for archive or video analytics purposes,” said Scott Horn, Seagate vice president of marketing. “That data is invaluable to the user to either meet industry regulations or leverage for content analysis or security— so when data loss occurs it’s an expense to the customer. Seagate’s Surveillance HDD with Rescue services addresses this issue head on and alleviates these concerns.”