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Intel pushes 3D NAND to inexpensive SSDs

Intel's 3D NAND chips -- which increase the density and durability of flash drives -- are coming to more consumer and enterprise SSDs.

Chinese approval clears way for Dell's $67B EMC buy

Dell’s massive acquisition of EMC reportedly has passed legal muster in China, clearing what is expected to be its last hurdle.

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Intel will provide early access to fast Optane SSDs via the cloud

Intel isn't yet shipping its Optane SSDs, but they soon will be available for testing in the cloud.

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For HPE, software-defined storage hits the bargain rack

On Monday, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise extended two of its storage product lines into more affordable territory, in one case adopting an ARM processor to help cut the cost of a system.

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Sounds from your hard disk drive can be used to steal a PC's data

Researchers have found a way to steal a PC’s data by using the mechanical noise coming from the hard disk drives inside.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 8-12 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 18th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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Samsung's massive 32TB SSD includes 3D chip technology

SSDs are being sized up at a dizzying pace, and Samsung is intensifying the race with its highest-capacity 32TB SSD.

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50% off Inateck 3 Port USB 3.0 Hub with 2.5 Inch USB 3.0 Hard Drive Disk External Enclosure Case for 9.5mm 7mm 2.5 Inch SATA HDD SSD - Deal Alert

This 3 port USB 3.0 hub converts any 9.5mm & 7mm 2.5-Inch SATA HDD/SSD into an external hard drive for ultimate mobility and convenience. setup is tool free and easy to install and disassemble. The built-in foam pad protect hard...

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Seagate built a whopping 60TB SSD that it aims to ship next year

Seagate has announced a monster 60TB solid-state drive -- the highest capacity SSD to date -- that could ship next year.

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Lenovo crams 48TB of SSD storage on a board

Lenovo is developing an SSD storage board with a monstrous 48TB capacity, and the company plans to release it by the middle of next year.

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Micron ships samples of its first 3D NAND flash for mobile devices

Micron is now shipping to mobile device makers samples of a new 32GB NAND flash card line that is based on its 32-layer 3D memory. Micron said it's the industry’s densest mobile storage.

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Micron reveals marketing details about 3D XPoint memory QuantX

Micron today said it already has a long queue of high-end storage resellers lined up to purchase the new product -- named QuantX -- but there's not enough to go around.

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IT managers critique enterprise flash-storage products

Storage administrators in the IT Central Station community identify the best, and worst, features of flash array systems from HPE, Tintri, NetApp, Pure Storage, Nimble Storage, EMC and Kaminario.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 1-5 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 1st. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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53% off Inateck USB 3.0 Dual-Bay Hard Drive Cloning Station - Deal Alert

Need occasional access to bare drives or full backup to external bare drives? Want to clone your hard drive to SSD? This Super Speed USB 3.0 Hard Drive Docking Station is an ideal solution for you to enjoy your videos, photos, music...

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Toshiba raises SSD storage capacity to 7.68TB

Toshiba's been lagging in the race to raise storage capacity in solid-state drives but has taken a step forward with its new 7.68TB ZD6000 SSD.

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HPE's cloud chief is leaving the company

The head of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise’s cloud team is leaving the company in a reorg that will also see the creation of a new cloud division.

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Samsung’s massive 15TB SSD can be yours -- for about $10K

Samsung began shipping its 15TB SSD in March to equipment makers, but the drive recently began showing up on retail sites with a price tag of about $10,000. But you do get an SSD with speeds greater than 1Gbps.

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