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Shrinking enterprise storage form factors?

In a recent StorageNewsletter.com story, an argument was presented that SSDs and HDDs are different technologies and are therefore going to follow different paths with regard to form factors. Because an SSD is not a mechanical device with rotating platters, it is less constrained as to any form factor restrictions. Makes sense, and while it’s [...]

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New SSD Performance Test Specification Brings Clarity, Levels Playing Field

We’ve blogged about the importance of testing and standardization when it comes to defining and validating enterprise-level SSD reliability. Industry organization JEDEC has brought that to the forefront of the industry with its standards work. But what about the need for having industry-accepted test methods for measuring and reporting real-world SSD performance? Especially when considering [...]

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Is MLC the Future of Enterprise SSD Storage?

A few years ago when Solid State Drives (SSD) really began getting the attention of many within the storage industry, NAND memory was one topic hot on everyone’s mind, namely Single-Level Cell (SLC) vs. Multi-Level Cell (MLC). The story at the time was easy enough to understand – SLC was…

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The SSD Party Is Just Beginning…

Seagate’s recently announced next-generation Pulsar SSDs created lots of positive industry buzz in the news. It helped that both the Pulsar XT.2 and Pulsar.2 SSDs have a number of class-leading features between them that will undoubtedly benefit the enterprise. But some may wonder, are these products late to market and is Seagate behind the technology [...]

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Seagate and LSI Discuss Nearline SAS Storage Systems and Applications on Let’s Talk Computers® Radio Show

Barbara Craig, Seagate Senior Product Marketing Manager, and Gina Geisel, Product Marketing Manager with LSI Engenio Storage Group, were recently invited on the Let’s Talk Computers radio show to discuss many of the benefits companies will receive by turning to storage systems that deploy Nearline SAS drives for all Tier 2 and archiving requirements. The [...]

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Seagate Expands its Point of View on the Cloud

SNS Europe recently published an expanded point-of-view piece by Seagate’s Wes Perdue on the Cloud. Interested in the expected impact of the Cloud relative to overall storage consumption? How about what it means to businesses of all sizes looking to use the Cloud? What are the revenue opportunities? And just when will mainstream adoption really [...]

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Looking Back – Seagate’s Key 2010 Enterprise Storage Accomplishments

Happy New Year and welcome back to the world of enterprise storage! Full of promise, resolution and ideas for 2011, it’s important to look back on our achievements from the past year. Built on our Unified Storage strategy for the future,  here are our key 2010 Enterprise storage accomplishments: Seagate® Ships World’s Highest-Capacity, Most Reliable Small Form [...]

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Business Solutions Magazine Selects Seagate as one of the Best Channel Vendors!

The results from Business Solutions magazine’s annual VAR survey are in and Seagate was selected as one of the Best Channel Vendors in the category of Storage. The award is especially meaningful because it was chosen by the readers of Business Solutions. Only the top 5% of vendors in each surveyed…

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Year End Sentiments

Call me sentimental but at this time of year and given this forum and the recent tons of good press on the new Constellation.2 drive, I’d like to extend a world of thanks to those that made it all possible. First, cheers to the Seagate enterprise engineering and product management teams for…

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Seagate Enterprise Self-Encrypting Hard Drives Awarded “Best of 2010” by Electronic Design!

What a great way to top off 2010! Seagate’s family of enterprise Self-Encrypting Drives (SEDs) earned Electronic Design’s Best Electronic Design award for 2010. The Cheetah, Savvio, and Constellation SEDs won in the Computer Hard Disk Drive category and are highlighted in Electronic Design’s…

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