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Seagate targets storage for drones and robots

Seagate is targeting drones and robots as it looks to add its storage technologies to new devices.

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WD's new external drive is the first self-contained, fully portable Plex media server

WD's My Passport Wireless Pro external drive is the first self-contained, fully portable Plex media server.

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This external Seagate drive can add 8TB of storage to Raspberry Pi and Chromebooks

Seagate's packing an 8TB hard drive in its new external Backup Plus Hub, which can be hooked up to a Raspberry Pi 3 or Chromebooks for expanded storage.

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Pure Storage offers a novel way to upgrade flash arrays

Pure Storage already lets enterprises buy new controllers for their flash arrays by subscription. Now it’s offering a way to trade in old flash media when new and improved versions come out.

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How Intel plans to change servers as it breaks away from PCs

From PCs to servers, Intel is trying to redesign the way computers operate. We've already seen how PCs are changing, with 2-in-1 hybrids and tiny Compute Sticks, but some of the chip maker's groundbreaking technologies will initially appear in servers.

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NetApp's new SolidFire software option is buy once, use anywhere

NetApp's SolidFire division, a recent acquisition focused on all-flash technology, is introducing a way for customers to buy its software and hardware separately. As their needs grow and change, enterprises will be able to use the same software licenses across multiple sites and machines.

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Samsung's spacious new 512GB SSD is smaller than a stamp

Samsung's PM971-NVMe drive crams half a terabyte of storage into a single teeny tiny chip

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Afraid of floods and hackers? Put your data in space

Cloud Constellation's SpaceBelt is a startup planning satellite-based data centers. With room for petabytes of data, they may start orbiting Earth as early as 2019. But when it comes to keeping secrets safe from the long arm of the law, the black void may not be far enough.

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Dell's helping its own storage arrays see eye to eye

Making storage systems work together can be a headache even if they’re both from the same vendor. Dell is taking some steps to ease that pain.

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Who makes the most reliable hard drive? Latest BackBlaze survey claims to know

Seagate's reliability improved dramatically, but Hitachi still rules the roost.

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IBM's phase-change memory may have cracked the code on a cheap DRAM alternative

PCM, a cheaper alternative to DRAM, just took a step closer to enterprise data centers as IBM unveiled a way to make it more dense.

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AMD gets back into SSDs with value Radeon R3 drives

The company's new Radeon R3 SSDs start at $40.99 and have capacities from 120GB to 960GB.

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EMC's latest VCE nodes aim to make clouds easy

One way to get enterprises and service providers to adopt cloud infrastructure is to make it easier to set up and use. That’s what EMC is doing with Neutrino, a new type of hardware-software node for the VCE VxRack platform.

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Dell plus EMC has a name: Dell Technologies

Dell’s planned US$67 billion acquisition of EMC will create a broad collection of businesses called Dell Technologies.

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EMC World kicks off with cloud backup and cheaper flash arrays

EMC is kicking off its EMC World user conference with a new backup offering and a storage array priced for mid-sized enterprises.