SSD

Western Digital reveals Solid State Drives with 64-Layer 3D and NAND technology
The new SSDs deliver lower power consumption and higher performance, endurance and capacities.
Worldwide PC shipments decline 2.4% in first 1Q 2017: Gartner
For the first time since 2007, quarterly PC shipments were below 63 million units.
Say ‘sayonara’ to the spinning disk: Brocade exec
A senior Brocade executive predicts that the spinning disk will die out in the next three to five years, and flash and fibre channel storage will be the primary storage option for enterprises.
165% surge in new ransomware in Q1 2015: McAfee Labs
In the first quarter of 2015, McAfee Labs registered a 165% increase in new ransomware driven largely by the new, hard-to-detect CTB-Locker ransomware family, a new ransomware family called Teslacrypt, and the emergence of new versions of CryptoWall, TorrentLocker, and BandarChor. 
Seagate goes the cloud path to help companies manage data growth
Seagate Technology has announced several product updates and its new Cloud Systems and Solutions group (CSS), which it declared would deliver the world’s most scalable, secure, efficient, and cost-effective cloud service architectures and solutions.
All-flash arrays: Being a latecomer plays into XtremIO’s hand
Surpasses US$100mil in demand within 6mths of launch All-flash array is the future, but won’t fully replace conventional disks
New all-flash storage going to be game-changer: Dell
Dell will be banking on its new Dell Compellent All Flash Storage Arrays to extend its market share in the flash storage market.
Data centres can go the SSD path without sacrificing existing investments
Symantec has announced a new version of its Storage Foundation software, which it claimed enables data centres to leverage Solid State Drives (SSDs) in ways that could allow customers to access mission-critical data and applications 400% faster than traditional Storage Area Networks (SANs).
2013 marked by bigger and faster drives, new malware
The continuing proliferation of new drive types and the ever-growing problem of malware were among the biggest trends impacting the data recovery industry in 2013, according to year-end information from data recovery and ‘e-discovery’ products and services provider Kroll Ontrack.
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