When computers where invented their hardware parts were massive compared to what we have today, processing systems and memory storage would take the space of a room. Now a day what used to take the space of an entire room can fit inside your pocket, however, companies that are involved in high data processing even today and with how advanced computer hardware’s have become, it still may be an issue. Storing data for some companies, businesses and research facilities can be overwhelming and finding a solution is very critical. The Oklahoma Medial Research Foundation is facing a storage problem with their complex scientific data collection and they are looking for storage and backup solutions with SwuftStack object storage.


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“Intel’s new SSDs include the consumer 600p SSDs, which are priced at $69 for a 128GB model And $359 for a 1TB drive” Intel is a large corporation that priorities and makes it one of their top goals to be efficient and diverse with its customers. Because Intel is always trying to find ways to improve their products, they came up with the idea of expanding their lineup of SSD with their 3D NAND chips. These chips will be more affordable for consumers and enterprises.


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The solid-state drive market has AMD entering it again with Radeon drives. These Radeon drives are for laptops and desktops. With a very low price for the 120GB, in US dollars it comes out to be only $40.99. They happen to be compatible with the SATA III 6GB interface, it is also able to plug into a computer’s 2.5-inch hard drive slot.


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It was just last week that Coho Data engineering team unveiled their latest creation: FlashBlade. FlashBlade is a blade-based flash storage array that addresses a problem that users have openly discussed over the past few years which is that the performance density of the PCle flash demands a completely fresh set of architectures for storage systems. In 2013, the Coho Data engineering team decided to pass on building a similar platform for FlashBlade because the main focus was developing the initial version of Coho’s storage software.


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The company Seagate is becoming the king of speed in the world of drives which is growing very rapidly for either the actual drive performances or connectivity. This technology has focused a lot on increasing the speed. From the looks of it now Seagate is doing both for the industry, with harnessing a 16 lane PCIE and also a NVME, which can push 10 gigs of data per second into a drive.


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You saw that correctly, a modder that goes by the name of Dr. Moddnstine has created a 128GB floppy drive out of an SD card and an old floppy disk reader. This is a part of his newly modded 1995 IBM Aptiva. Dr. Moddnstine built a new computer gaming system from an original IBM Aptiva dated back from 1995.


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Samsung Electronics, the world leader in advanced memory technology, announced that it has created the world’s largest hard drive. At the Flash Memory Summit in California this past week, Samsung unveiled its golden child, the PM1633a, which uses NAND flash chips rather than spinning platters and crams almost 16 terabytes into a 2.5 inch SSD package.


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The deal was paid for in cash by a group that had been eager to acquire it for a while. This included investors such as GIC, Singapore’s sovereign-wealth fund. Symantec chose to sell due to an increased need to focus on security tools and anti-hacker efforts. With so many hackers and breaches in security, they were just fed up with trying to keep up with the anonymous trolls.


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Apple and Samsung are in discussions with GSMA, the mobile standards organization, to introduce electronic SIM cards. The discussion between two companies are due to the GSMA's imminent declaration of a standardized embedded SIM card for consumer devices, of which Apple and Samsung are primary players. It has already been rumored since late 2010 of Apple creating its own SIM card line which started when Gigaom claimed the company was working with the digital security firm Gemalto. The rumors lead people to believe that the two companies would work on the custom built-in SIM.


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Samsung has increased the capacity of its 850 Evo and 850 pro solid-state drives, making them capable of holding two terabytes of data. It is the most storage space offered through any of their drives being sold via retail. Previous models offered storage of 120GB, 250GB, 500GB, and 1TB.


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