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  • IBM To Invest $1 Billion In Flash Technology Research, Reflecting Obsolescence Of Hard Disk Drives

    IBM To Invest $1 Billion In Flash Technology Research, Reflecting Obsolescence Of Hard Disk Drives

    IBM plans to invest $1 billion in research  to design, create and integrate Flash into its servers, storage systems and middleware, a reflection of the changing requirements needed for companies to manage massive amounts of data. As part of the news, IBM also announced a new line of Flash appliances. These storage appliances are based on technology acquired from Texas Memory Systems. IBM… Read More

  • Japanese company sells "green" external HDD

    Tokyo-based computer hardware maker Logitec [JP] (not to be confused with Logitech) today announced an external 1TB HDD [JP], which will go on sale in Japan at the end of next month. The LHD-ED1000U2L comes with a power saving feature that makes the HDD drive rotation stop if the user doesn’t access the device for one minute. Windows fans can adjust the time by themselves (the HDD also… Read More

  • Hitachi to ship their 1TB Cinemastar HDDs next month

    It has been in development for quite some time now but Hitachi Global Storage Technologies finally announced they will start shipping the first CinemaStar 7K1000.B hard drives. The 3.5-inch devices feature a recording capacity of 1 terabyte, holding up to 247 hours of MPEG4 video in high definition. Hitachi says their CinemaStar drives are particularly suited for video equipment. The HDD… Read More