With the launch of the SL-BG1 and SL-BG2, Sony introduces a fast and safe, external storage space expansion for your mobile office – all in a pocket-friendly size. The SL-BG2 packs 256GB, whilst the SL-BG1 has 128GB of storage space, enough capacity especially for ultrabook users to save all important documents.
Take your files wherever you go
Sony’s new external solid state drives have an ultra-compact body that can be best compared with a credit card, allowing you to take your data in your pocket wherever you go. Combining the solid state technology with a hairline finished aluminium casing makes the SL-BG2 & SL-BG1 incredibly robust. This case helps to minimise possible damage from vibration, shock and heat thus contributing to the longevity of the product, while giving the storage media device a premium look with a clean and stylish design.
Ultra-fast data transfer with SSD & USB 3.0
With the use of SSD the SL-BG1 and SL-BG2 are accessible instantly. Boasting high speed transfer rates of a minimum 290MB/s in reading mode through a USB 3.0 connection.
In the chilly winter, as the joyful Christmas season draws near, everywhere is filled with warmth and happiness. Team Group Inc.’s classic winter edition USB flash drives, Team T134 & T123 will keep your sweet memories warm and safe in white Christmas. This winter, for the first time ever, Team Group Inc. presents a micro movie: “There’s a Happiness Called Memory”. In the main storyline of this micro movie, T134 and T123, the winter exclusive Christmas USB flash drives bring up that the memory of happiness can last forever.
The light-colored T134 glove USB flash drives are decorated with snowy white coating and have 2 cozy colors, dazzling green and gentle pink. This amazing glove USB flash drive is not only a great Christmas gift, but a way to bring warmth to the cold winter and share your sweet thoughts of the season. With a fun and gorgeous design, T123 comes with brushed finish and bright diamond cut finish. It has 2 colors of Christmas red and bright blue, both laser engraved with Christmas tree and snow flake patterns. These two Christmas edition USB flash drives are both made by COB assembly process. Its compact size makes it easy to carry around. There are 3 kinds of capacity available, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB. They are also waterproof, dust-proof and shock-proof. The refined design makes it a perfect gift in the winter holiday season.
CDRLabs kicks off the week with a review of OCZ's ARC 100 solid state drive. Developed to deliver exceptional performance at an enticing price point, the ARC 100 is based on OCZ's Indilinx Barefoot 3 M10 controller. This cutting-edge controller is powered by both an ARM Cortex processor and OCZ's own Aragon co-processor and features an advanced, multi-level ECC engine, low write amplification, efficient garbage collection, and adaptive NAND ﬂash management. The ARC 100 is also equipped with Toshiba's Advanced 19nm (A19) Toggle Mode MLC NAND flash and an extra large DRAM cache to deliver up to 490 MB/s read and 450 MB/s write speeds along with a maximum of 80,000 4KB random write IOPS.
Patriot, a leader in computer memory, flash storage, and premium mobile accessories announces a leap forward in its Supersonic flash memory family with the launch of Supersonic Bolt XT. Supersonic Bolt brings high performance and hardware encrypted data security together like never before.
In a society with an ever growing need for data security, Patriot’s Supersonic Bolt XT offers protection inside and out. Using built in FIPS 197 compliant hardware-based 256-bit AES security, the Supersonic Bolt XT is like having a personal Fort Knox in your pocket. The drive locks down and reformats after 10 consecutive failed password attempts. The security does not stop with the hardware. A ruggedized, rubber housing protects your data from common day drops and bumps.
ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, has announced the launch of its new AS7004T tower model NAS device. The 4-bay AS7004T model is the most compact model in the AS70T series and features a storage capacity of up to 24TB. Powered by an Intel® Core i3-4330 3.5GHz dual-core processor and 2GB SO-DIMM DDR3 RAM (Expandable to a maximum of 16GB), the AS7004T features blazing read and write speeds of over 112 MB/s. Also included, are 2 gigabit Ethernet ports, 3 USB 3.0 ports, 2 USB 2.0 ports, and 2 eSATA ports for added expansion possibilities.
Additionally, the AS7004T boasts a specialized cooling system featuring a single extra-large fan and dedicated heat pipes that work with the ingeniously designed disk tray vents to allow air to flow from the front to the back of the device, effectively cooling the CPU and hard disks. Furthermore, the ADM smart fan control mechanism effectively controls the fan speed, providing an extremely quiet operating experience. The AS7004T’s powerful hardware and rich variety of multimedia output functionality make it the optimal choice for prosumers who want to create a high quality home entertainment center.
Lite-ON, leading developer of enterprise flash storage technology, announces the debut of its new EP1 Series M.2 PCIe Gen 2x4 solid-state drive at Dell World 2014 in Austin, Texas.
Dell World draws thought leaders, subject matter experts, and IT professionals from around the world who come to learn about new trends, technologies, and how Dell and its partners are working to advance the world of information technology.
“We are extremely excited to present our new M.2 PCIe Gen 2x4 solid state drive at Dell World 2014,” said Darlo Perez, Lite-ON Managing Director. “The new EP1 represents a significant step forward in enterprise storage technology, offering up to 1TB of storage on a compact and highly power efficient M.2 PCIe form factor. Now supporting power loss protection, it offers the perfect balance of performance, enterprise-grade reliability, and cost efficiency.”
WD, a Western Digital company and storage industry leader, today announced the expansion of its award-winning WD Purple line of 3.5-inch hard drives for video surveillance applications, with the release of the 6 TB capacity. Video surveillance is a highly data-rich application within the “Internet of Things (IoT)” ecosystem. WD Purple hard drives excel in new and existing home and small business security system environments with up to eight hard drives and up to 32 high-definition (HD) video cameras. Available today, WD Purple hard drives are being offered in capacities from 1 TB up to 6 TB.
“Video surveillance has long been a pioneering Internet-of-Things application. Driven by machine-to-machine interaction between high-resolution, high-bit-rate video cameras and high-capacity surveillance video recorders, IoT applications bring access and big data analytics to improve user’s security,” said Matt Rutledge, senior vice president and general manager of WD’s Storage Technology group. “WD Purple 6 TB drives enable innovation in this fast growing market”.