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Western Digital introduces 6TB dual-drive storage

Western Digital has rolled out its My Book Studio Edition II, which can be configured with up to 6TB of storage.

Analysts: Flash-hard disk hybrids in wide use by 2016

A quarter of new laptops and half of new desktop PCs will adopt an emerging data storage method by 2016, pairing flash memory with traditional hard disk drives.

Seagate updates drives in biggest-ever refresh

Seagate today announced five product refreshes that include both its solid-state drive (SSD) line and its high-performance, midrange and high-capacity hard-disks.

Micromat releases TechTool Pro 6

The new diagnostic and maintenance software includes new features for diagnosing and fixing problems in hard drives, including internal solid state and flash drives.

With Hitachi buy, Western Digital moves further ahead of rivals

While Western Digital faces hurdles with product overlap, its planned buyout of hard drive maker Hitachi GST is a good thing for both the company and the marketplace, analysts say.

Disk Drill protects and restores your storage media

A new Mac application from Cleverfiles watches your hard drives and other storage media for problems, then offers various restoration methods if things go wrong.

Western Digital to buy Hitachi's disk storage division for $4.3B

Western Digital announced it has entered into an agreement to buy Hitachi's hard drive subsidiary in a cash and stock deal valued at $4.3 billion.

SSD firmware destroys digital evidence, researchers find

A technology built into many new solid state drives (SSDs) to improve their storage efficiency could inadvertently be making forensic analysis at a later date by police forces and intelligence agencies almost impossible to carry out to legally safe standards, researchers have discovered.

Buffalo NAS Terastations push limits of Intel Atom

Buffalo Technology is bumping up against the limits of Intel's Atom platform with its forthcoming six- and eight-bay Terastation network attached storage.

Promise delivers on Thunderbolt with Pegasus R4 and R6 RAID

After a last minute courier delivery on Thursday morning to CeBIT Hall 2, Promise Technology became the first company at CeBit to demonstrate Thunderbolt.

Mozy testing online backup for iOS devices

The online backup service is looking for users to test its new iOS backup service for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

QNAP network-attached storage adds USB 3.0, SATA 6GBps

Network-attached storage specialist QNAP has pre-announced an important revison to its flagship standalone NAS series.

Can data stored on an SSD be secured?

Following a recent report that data on most SSDs is very difficult to completely erase, researchers and analysts say there are really only two methods to...