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Intel Optane

HPE is bringing Optane storage to Unix servers

In the next year or two, Hewlett Packard Enterprise will add support for Intel Optane storage to its latest Unix servers.

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Germany will allow self-driving, but not driverless, cars on its roads

Add Germany to the list of places where businesses can test their self-driving cars on the open road -- as long as they have a driver sitting at the wheel ready to take control at any time.

Cloud

How to size up a new cloud service like low-priced Wasabi

Saving money may be a good enough reason to try a brand-new cloud storage service -- if it can deliver on its promises. That's the equation some enterprises may use when they look at Wasabi Technologies, an object storage startup that says it offers six times the performance of Amazon's S3 service at one-fifth the price.

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These new super fast Intel SSDs provide a bridge to Optane

If you can't afford Intel's superfast Optane SSDs but need a massive speed boost, the company's latest SSD DC P4600 and SSD DC P4500 SSDs may fill the need.

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A Western Digital 4TB external hard drive is $90 right now

A sub-$100 price for this amount of storage is a great deal.

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Amazon has dropped the price on SanDisk portable storage

If you missed out on the last sale, you're in luck. Amazon has revived worthwhile discounts on SanDisk’s USB thumb drives and SD cards.

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Pure adds more NVMe with an eye to the next storage speed bump

The NVMe interconnect should allow for bigger and denser flash modules and faster application performance. Pure Storage is tapping into this potential with its new FlashArray//X.

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Foxconn said to offer $27B for Toshiba's memory chip business

Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer is best known as the maker of iPhones and iPads for Apple, is said to be preparing a $27 billion bid acquire Toshiba's computer chip assets.

Intel Optane

What one company learned from testing Intel's superfast Optane SSDs

Before release, Intel gave Optane SSDs to a select few who had a chance to get their hands dirty with the new technology for over a year.

WD My Passport SSD

WD unveils its first portable SSD that's as fast as an internal drive

WD's new My Passport external SSD drive is by far the company's fastest, and its first portable, external SSD as well.

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A Seagate 4TB external hard drive is just $130 today

Retailers are acknowledging World Backup Day with cheap prices on storage.

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Micron's Intel Optane competitor will ship later this year

Intel's spanking new high-capacity Optane SSD is cool, but drives from other storage vendors based on the 3D Xpoint technology could be coming later this year.

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Intel Optane Memory has a mission: Make hard drives faster than SSDs

Intel debuts Optane Memory as a "revolutionary" technology that could make hard drives feel like SSDs, but enthusiasts were hoping for more.

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HPE unveils a new SimpliVity appliance

Two months after acquiring SimpliVity for US$650 million, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is beginning to reshape the company's converged infrastructure offering in its own image.

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Best Buy is selling a 256GB SanDisk thumb drive for $55

This SanDisk Ultra 256GB flash drive is about $13 less than the going street price.