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Storage Visions 2014 - Today we stopped by the Samsung Booth to take a look at some of their new SSD technology. Unfortunately many of the products they planed to show off were delayed by the blizzard that has crippled much of the US this week.
We did however get a chance to talk with Michael Willett who had the only 1TB Samsung 840 EVO SSD that was on display at the show. Michael showed off the drive as well as talking a little about the EVO series' built-in encryption. The 840 EVO series also won an Visionary Award at last night's awards banquet.
Storage Visions 2014 - Today I got a chance to stop by the Pure Storage's booth and take a look at the hardware its showing off at the conference. Vaughn Stewart, the companies Chief Evangelist took a few moments to talk to us about the company's all flash storage array.
Pure's All-Flash Enterprise Array features capacities up to 100TB and provide up to 400,000 8k IOPS which means your companies storage needs will be accelerated to epic speeds when utilizing the 300 or 400 series solutions. Pure says that their devices use 100-percent MLC Flash and are designed for the demanding enterprise market.
Storage Visions 2014 - SanDisk's new Connect Wireless Flash Drive is one of the hottest piece of hardware being shown off at the Storage Visions conference as well as CES 2014 in general. During last night's Storage Visions Innovations Awards, SanDisk took home the Visionary Mobile Consumer Storage Award for the Connect Wireless Flash Drive.
The SanDisk Connect Wirless Flash Drive features capacities of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities, and is capable of streaming up to 4 hours of video content simultaneously to 3 devices up to 150 feet away on a single charge. Our own Tyler Bernath reviewed the SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive here, and awarded it TweakTown's Must Have, Best Features award.
Storage Visions 2014 - Today Charles had the pleasure of stopping by the booth of a company who's directly responsible for almost every device you might be reading this on. SATA I/O's booth was fully decked out, and showcasing some of the hottest new products in the storage arena.
Everything from M.2 Testing connectors, to M.2 SSD Testing rigs, and even several M.2 SSDs as well were on display from various manufacturers. Personally SATA I/O's booth was one of my favorite of the show, and you could tell that the company put a lot of thought into building something that was not only eye catching but was informative and educational as well.
Storage Visions 2014 - Charles stopped by SanDisk booth earlier today and got a chance to speak with Leo Huang about some of the products SanDisk is showing off at the show. SanDisk is showcasing numerous devices across its entire product range, including its new SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive.
SanDisk is also showing off their M.2 SSDs alongside new Ultra DIMM SSD technology that is sure to get any storage enthusiast excited. TweakTown's Paul Alcorn will be conducting a longer interview with SanDisk during the show which you can find on TweakTown in the next day, so stay tuned to for all of the latest from Storage Visions 2014!
Storage Visions 2014 - We had the opportunity to visit Huawei's booth today at Storage Visions 2014 and got to speak with Mohammed Moshref about the company's enterprise storage and server division. Moshref says that Huawei is launching new NAS and SAN devices soon.
Storage company Seagate plans to show off a variety of different hard-disk drive (HDD) and solid state drives (SSD) during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014. In addition to portable products with increased storage space, Seagate also announced a partnership agreement with No. 1 global PC maker Lenovo.
"As storage becomes an increasingly integral part of everything we do, the established ideas about it must change," said Scott Horn, Seagate VP of Marketing, in a press statement. "People around the world are in urgent need of space to store their most cherished memories, information and data, so we at Seagate are on a mission to provide people with the space they need for all of their lifelong experiences."
During CES 2014, Seagate will show off the world's first 4TB portable drive, a new Lenovo Yoga2 ultrabook with 500GB of HDD storage, a 1TB wireless HD, a fast Thunderbolt 2 portable storage drive, and a custom-designed LaCie Sphere HDD.
For those interested in the making of solid state drives, you will be happy to know Science Channels long running "How It's Made" series is airing episode 285. Episode 285 features a peek inside the factories of Micron and the making of the M500 SSD among others.
For those of you in the eastern time zone, the episode will be airing at Midnight tonight, along with an additional time slot at 4am tomorrow morning January 3rd. Being that the time slots are rather late it may be one of those times your DVR comes in handy.
Mach Xtreme Technology has just unveiled what is arguably the smallest SATA-interface SSD on the consumer market today. The new DIY SATA 2 Series SSDs are barely larger than a postage stamp, and is designed to serve as a boot drive for your operating system of choice.
Mach Extreme says that the new DIY series uses the latest storage technology for extreme performance while offering hardware-modding enthusiast a fast, yet flexible storage solution that is 10 times smaller and lighter than a standard 2.5-inch SSD. Read speeds are said to be in the 220MB/s range while writes are performed at 80MB/s. Mach Xtreme manufacturers the DIY Series in both vertical and horizontal configurations, and packs them with storage capacities of 8GB up to 64GB.
Today Super Talent unveiled a new USB 3.0 on-the-go drive designed for Android users who frequently need to transfer files between their mobile devices and PCs. The new USB 3.0 Express Motile features a USB B connector as well as a micro-USB connector and fits in any Android device that utilizes the micro-USB connector.
The new USB 3.0 Express Motile is available in capacities from 8GB up to 64GB, and can reach read speeds up to 67MB/s and write speeds up to 24MB/s. Super Talent says the drive is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 No information on pricing or availability was giving at the time of this writing.