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SanDisk builds tougher flash storage for Internet of Things devices

SanDisk introduced a line of heavy-duty, long-lasting flash storage cards for connected industrial equipment in the Internet of Things.


Hands-on with Intel's 5GBps wonder, the DC P3608 SSD

Aimed at high-performance computing, Intel's DC P3608 SSD offers blazing read speeds in a single card.


Samsung's 950 Pro SSD marries V-NAND and NVMe for ludicrously fast speeds

In October, Samsung will roll out V-NAND flash M.2 sticks with 256GB and 512GB capacities. If that sounds nice, just wait until you see what's coming in 2016.

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Storage spending veers toward cloud

Spending on cloud storage equipment grew in the second quarter at the expense of traditional external storage systems, IDC says.

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IBM extends Spectrum storage line into the cloud

IBM has expanded two products in its Spectrum line of software-based storage offerings to allow customers to build hybrid storage systems by combining in-house Spectrum deployments with IBM Cloud storage services.

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Microsoft to discontine OneDrive Groups October 16th

If you use OneDrive's Groups collaboration feature, you have a little under two months to pack up your data and move to something else.

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Intel's crazy-fast 3D XPoint Optane memory heads for DDR slots (but with a catch)

Surprise! Intel's 3DXPoint memory will go inside a DDR4 slot—but not everyone is happy with Intel's proprietary approach to support.

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Intel's insanely fast 3D XPoint technology hitting high-speed 'Optane' SSDs next year

Intel has said the first solid-state drives to use its new 3D Xpoint memory technology will ship next year, under a new brand called Intel Optane.

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Sandisk's 'concierge service' walks noobs through an SSD upgrade

Sandisk's new service helps those nervous about upgrades take the SSD plunge


Samsung takes “world’s largest storage drive” crown with 16TB SSD

Speed or storage capacity? That question may prove irrelevant as solid state storage leapfrogs the hard disk drive.

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Samsung goes big on storage with 256Gb V-NAND chips

Samsung says it can cram more storage capacity into SSDs thanks to a new 48-layer V-NAND technology that puts 32GB of storage on a single chip.


Seagate's stylish 2TB Xbox hard drive packs ample room for games, DVR recordings

Need an external hard drive for your Xbox? This one will look really nice next to your console.

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SanDisk, Toshiba reveal world's highest capacity 3D NAND flash chips

SanDisk and Toshiba today announced a new fabrication plant: a 48-layer 3D NAND flash chip that doubles the capacity of previous chips.

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What 3D XPoint says about the PC of the future

Vast amounts of 3D XPoint memory, always loaded and ready to go, represent a fundamental change in how PCs handle data. Assuming all goes to plan. We break down the possibilities.

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Intel, Micron announce new 3D XPoint memory type that's 1,000 times faster than NAND

You heard right: The new 3D Xpoint memory will perform 1,000 times faster and last 1,000 times longer than today's NAND memory. And it could be out as soon as next year.