Disk Drives Featured Articles

Kaminario Updates DRAM Storage Appliances
March 30, 2011 -- Storage startup adds new options for its solid-state drive  appliances.
Western Digital Delivers 6 TB External Hard Drive
March 18, 2011 -- The biggest drive yet from the HDD vendor debuts with support for USB 2.0, eSATA, Firewire 400 and 800.
Seagate announces two SSDs, three HDDs
March 15, 2011 -- New products include Seagate's first MLC-based SSD -- the Pulsar.2.
Avere adds global namespace to NAS tiering
March 14, 2011 -- Software runs on the company’s solid-state FXT appliances, which provide automated tiering and acceleration for heterogeneous NAS filers.
Analysis: Western Digital + Hitachi GST
March 8, 2011 -- Merger will signficantly impact the HDD industry, and will change the landscape for enterprise-class SSDs.
HDD product update: Seagate, HGST, WD
March 8, 2011 -- All drives have 6Gbps SAS interfaces, and some also support 6Gbps SATA.
WD to buy Hitachi GST for $4.3 billion
March 7, 2011 -- Consolidation in the storage industry continued today with Western Digital’s announcement that it plans to acquire Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST).
Nexsan introduces mid-range disk arrays
March 1, 2011 -- E-Series has high density, power savings and support for multiple drive types (SAS, SATA, SSD).