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Cloud computing services could be subject to extra data protection checks in Europe

More data protection controls loom for cloud providers in the EU

Samsung ships new 1TB SSD based on 3D technology

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Samsung says its new 850 Pro line of SSDs will start at $129.99 and offer up to 1TB of storage

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HP says its all-flash array now matches fast disks on price

The 3Par StoreServ 7450 is getting new SSDs and software

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Intel revs up enterprise flash drives with PCIe

A line of SSDs will use the high-speed interface and the emerging NVMe specification for high performance, Intel says

The Hard Drive Buying Guide for Students

When you’re putting big projects together, megabytes can turn into gigabytes and even terabytes before you know it, especially if you’re studying a visual arts field like filmmaking, animation, or photography. The solution? An external hard drive. These affordable devices are becoming an increasingly popular way to keep your work safely stored and available anytime you need it.

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Sanho's iStick bridges iOS/OS X gap to ease file transfer

The storage device features both USB and Lightning connectors

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IBM and Fujifilm show super dense storage tape for big data work

With IBM and Fujifilm technology, tomorrow's LTO tape cartridges could store up to 154TB of data each

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Sony develops tape tech that could lead to 185 TB cartridges

Sony has created a magnetic tape material that can store up to 74 times more data per unit area than materials in use today

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Samsung readies shipments of SSDs pitched at data center

The PM853T uses 3-bit MLC technology to increase storage density and lower cost

Patriot solid-state drives deliver blistering performance

With twice the speed of the fastest hard drives, the Wildfire is ready for prime time

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Micron ups endurance, capacity of SSDs to meet data center demand

Micron ships M500DC SATA SSDs with capacities from 120GB to 800GB, priced at $1 per gigabyte

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HP talks up faster speed of Z Turbo Drive PCI-Express SSDs

HP's new SSDs will offer up to 512GB of storage and ship in May.

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VMware launches virtual SAN software

VMware's vSAN software harvests unused storage space on servers to park virtual disks

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Seagate preps large-capacity storage drives for tablets

Seagate CFO Pat O'Malley says high-capacity storage will make it to some tablets this year

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Toshiba's OCZ cranks up speed on new 3.2TB solid state drives

The Toshiba subsidiary's Z-Drive 4500 SSDs have software tools for caching