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AMD announces Radeon R7 SSD product line, made by enthusiast manufacturer OCZ

AMD said Tuesday that it will sell three 2.5-inch SSDs manufactured by enthusiast house OCZ, allowing AMD to offer high-speed storage alongside microprocessors and graphics chips.

SanDisk's Ultra II SSD offers prices as low as 44 cents per gigabyte

The Ultra II SSD is a follow-up to the consumer-grade Ultra Plus SSD released last year that increases performance while slashing the price point.

Microsoft tweaks SharePoint Online to free up site storage

Microsoft has tweaked the controls in SharePoint Online to let administrators make better use of storage resources allocated to SharePoint websites.

SMBs and consumers bought more external storage in Q2

Small businesses are growing up when it comes to data, investing in bigger and smarter storage systems that can be shared among PCs, tablets and smartphones.

Dell bundles backup software, plans further development

Dell is organizing the backup software products that it has acquired in the past two years into a coherent portfolio, bundling three of its storage software products into a single package to simplify licensing for the enterprise.

Dropbox gives its Android app search feature a massive facelift

Dropbox has improved the search engine of its Android application, as well as given it a document preview feature.

AMD set to start selling SSDs for gamers

Information leaked from an AMD site in China shows the company plans to release a series of solid-state drives for gamers and professionals later this year.

SSD controllers may run your applications someday

It's time for enterprise applications and storage to work more closely together, even to the point where SSDs become a pool of computing power, according to Samsung Semiconductor.

Samsung boosts flash density with 3-bit, 32-layer design

Samsung Semiconductor continues to pack data more into solid-state storage, announcing Tuesday a new generation of its V-NAND technology that should help bring down the cost and power consumption of flash later this year.

Storage maker builds fast SSD to prepare for life after NAND flash

Storage technologies much faster than NAND flash aren't expected to reach most smartphones and data centers for years, but preparations are already underway in order to make the most of them when they arrive.

Newegg takes pre-orders for Samsung's first 3D Pro SSD

At least one model of Samsung's most advanced Pro-series SSD became available on Newegg on Thursday, and the website said it's taking pre-orders for other models that will be available by the end of the month.

SSD prices for hybrids, ultrathin laptops will flatten next year

A shortage of solid-state drives for ultrathin laptops and hybrids will cause prices to flatten next year after dropping for the last several years, with lower prices coming again in 2016, according to a market analysis.

IBM aims to disrupt supercomputing market with cloud enticements

IBM is offering a potentially powerful incentive in its attempts to entice organizations to move supercomputing jobs to the cloud: a high-speed network communications link called InfiniBand.

Seagate wireless drive can now stream to Roku set-top box

Seagate announced today that Roku set-top boxes will now have a channel to connect to Wireless Plus hard drives for streaming movies, music and photos stored on the drives.

Dropbox for Business grows more security, IT admin muscles

Dropbox will continue beefing up the business version of its cloud storage and file sharing service, adding security features to shared links, full-text search capabilities and new tools for enterprise developers.

Should EMC sell off 80% stake in VMware?

Breaking up is hard to do, but could a split be in store soon for EMC and VMware?

Intel releases its most reliable pro SSD

Intel today unveiled its Pro 2500 series of flash drives, which include 2.5-in. drives and M.2 flash cards for mobile devices.

Western Digital jumps to 6TB in budget hard drives with $299 Red

Western Digital is shipping two new 6TB hard drives as it tries to make its highest-capacity storage products affordable.

Microsoft boosts OneDrive storage to free terabyte

Microsoft has begun boosting the free allowance of its OneDrive cloud-based storage service to one terabyte for subscribers to consumer and college student Office 365 plans.

NetApp Private Storage adds an Azure cloud option

Microsoft Azure just became the next cloud connection for NetApp Private Storage, which can already link enterprise storage to Amazon Web Services.