IHS announced it forecasts that PC Solid-State Drive (SSD) shipments will rise to 227 million units in 2017, up more than 600% from 2012, while shipments of hard disk drives (HDDs) will decline to 410 million units in 2017, down 14% from 2012.
Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD) announced its new Canvio Connect, a portable external hard drive that offers data storage as well remote access and file sharing capabilities.
Maxell Corporation announced its latest multi-interface external hard disk drives (HDD), which are available in 1TB ($213), 2TB ($276) and 3TB ($351) capacities.
Imation announced its new encrypted IronKey D80 flash and H80 hard disk drives.
Seagate Technology announced that it has shipped two billion hard disk drives (HDDs) over the company’s history.
Apricorn announced its new Aegis Bio 3.0 hard disk and Solid-State drives, which feature hardware encryption as well as biometric fingerprint access.
IHS announced it forecasts that global hard disk drive (HDD) market revenue will decline to $32.7 billion in 2013, down 11.8% from $37.1 billion last year.
HGST announced its new 1.2TB Ultrastar C10K1200, a 2.5-inch 10K RPM enterprise-class hard drive that features a SAS 6Gb/s interface.
Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD) announced its new 2TB Canvio Basics 3.0 and 2TB Canvio Special Edition portable hard disk drives.
Drobo announced that it is now shipping its new Drobo 5N networked storage array.
LaCie announced its new 5big NAS Pro, a five-bay network-attached storage device, which is available in 0TB (diskless), 10TB and 20TB capacities.
Seagate Technology announced its new Seagate Central shared storage system, which is available in 2TB ($189.99), 3TB ($219.99) and 4TB ($259.99) configurations.
LaCie announced its new 5big Thunderbolt Series RAID system, which is available in 10TB and 20TB capacities.
Imation Corp. announced that it acquired Nexsan Corporation, a provider of disk-based storage systems, for roughly $120 million in cash and stock.
LaCie announced that its latest d2 series of hard disk drives feature SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt interfaces and come in 3TB and 4TB capacities.