TDK Corporation announced that it will exit the Blu-ray Disc (BD) market early next year.
DISC Archiving Systems announced that it has joined the Optical Archive Group (OPARG).
Mitsubishi Kagaku Media (Verbatim) announced its new Enterprise Grade BD-R BDXL 100GB for Archive discs.
Verbatim announced that it is launching its new Blu-ray BD-R XL 100GB (triple-layer) discs in Europe.
Mitsubishi Kagaku Media (Verbatim), Pioneer Corporation and Victor Advanced Media (JVC) announced they have established the Optical Archive Group (OPARG) to promote the use of BD-R and DVD-R discs for archival data storage.
DIGISTOR announced that it is now shipping its new 4x-speed inkjet hub printable BD-R XL 100 GB Blu-ray recordable discs.
Pioneer Electronics announced its new BDR-2207 5.25″ internal half-height Blu-ray BDXL recorder.
DIGISTOR (a division of Sunland International) announced that it will preview its REWIND writable Blu-ray Disc (BD) archiving software at the 2012 NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 16-19 2012.
StorageQuest announced its new Optical Network Appliance (ONA), which provides high throughput archiving over the network to an array of up to twenty warm-swappable Blu-ray BDXL writers.
Hie Electronics announced its new TeraStack XL, which employs 100GB Blu-ray BDXL discs to deliver up to 100TB of nearline storage.
TEAC Europe announced its new BD-W512SA 5.25″ internal half-height Blu-ray BDXL recorder.
Pioneer Electronics announced its new BDR-XD04 portable Blu-ray Disc (BD) BDXL writer ($149.99).
ASUSTeK Computer announced its new SBW-06C2X-U external Blu-ray BDXL recorder.