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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

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Intel kills SSD overclocking plans, unleashes its fastest-ever enthusiast drive

Meet the Intel 730 series, Intel's flagship SSD with improved flash and controller speeds.

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SanDisk announces world's first 128GB microSD card

It has enough room to store 75K photos

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Lacie's massive 25TB RAID array should store all of your videos, and then some

The drive is among the highest capacity available today, naturally.

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SSD prices face uncertain future in 2014

Technology advances fail to budge SSD buyers from trying to paying as little as they can for the most storage possible. But SSD pricing for 2014 is uncertain. Here's why.

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Shopping for last-minute tech gifts? Here's our one stop guide

We've put our recommendations for best laptops, printers, scanners, and more in one convenient place.

Toshiba offers to buy failed SSD maker OCZ

Toshiba has offered to buy the assets of OCZ Technology, a solid-state drive manufacturer on the verge of bankruptcy.

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New supercomputer uses SSDs as alternative to DRAM, hard drives

A new supercomputer being deployed this month in the U.S. is using solid-state drive storage as an alternative to DRAM and hard drives, which could help speed up internal data transfers.

Backup starts to scale out along with storage, data growth

Backup and recovery is starting to get some of the same capabilities as primary storage systems to handle the rising floods of data with less management overhead.

Hadoop, Web 2.0 get a path to tape for cheap long-term storage

Spectra Logic's BlackPearl appliance is designed to easily move big data into tape libraries.

The astounding evolution of the hard drive

Invented more than 50 years ago, the hard drive has transformed from a room-size appliance capable of storing just a few megabytes of data, to a pocket-size device that can stash terabytes.

Red Hat continues to burnish Storage Server

Nearly two years after the purchase of Gluster, Red Hat continues to polish the scale-out storage software for enterprises, making it more compatible with cloud services and Microsoft enterprise software.

SSDs still maturing, new memory tech still 10 years away

Solid-state drive adoption will continue to grow and it will be more than 10 years before it is ultimately replaced by a new memory technology, experts said.