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Storage touches everything from the data center to your iPhone. A key trend: Solid state drive adoption. Key players: EMC, NetApp, Seagate, Sandisk and Western Digital.

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Fake microSD card

Fake microSD card

Typical of fake microSD cards -- low-quality, low-capacity cards reprogrammed to give the impression they are bigger, and a bit of nasty screen print added on top.

December 2, 2020 by

Samsung 980 PRO

Samsung 980 PRO

The 980 PRO offers sequential read and write speeds of up to 7,000 MB/s and 5,000 MB/s respectively, along with random read and write speeds of up to 1,000K IOP.

September 22, 2020 by

Kingston KC2500 high-performance NVMe PCIe SSD

Kingston KC2500 high-performance NVMe PCIe SSD

Coming in capacities ranging from 250GB or 2TB, the KC2500 combines Gen 3.0 x 4 controller and 96-layer 3D TLC NAND to offer read/write speeds up to 3,500/2,900MB/s, making it the perfect choice for desktops, workstations, and high-performance computing (HPC) systems.

June 10, 2020 by

ioSafe Solo review

ioSafe Solo review

The ioSafe Solo is bulkier, heavier, slower and more expensive than less robust external drives. But it works well enough, and if you need your data to survive being burned and flooded, you can put your trust in this device.

July 11, 2012 by

ioSafe Rugged Portable review

ioSafe Rugged Portable review

The ioSafe Rugged Portable isn't the smallest, lightest, fastest or most affordable external hard drive, but it performs well enough and is extremely rugged. If you really need to protect your data on the road, look no further.

July 10, 2012 by

Drobo B1200i review

Drobo B1200i review

Network storage doesn't come much easier than this, with very little expertise needed to manage the 12-bay Drobo B1200i. It's also fast, with three iSCSI ports, lots of redundancy and data-aware tiering — just like enterprise products costing a great deal more.

July 3, 2012 by

Synology RackStation RS3412xs

Synology RackStation RS3412xs

A scalable network storage appliance best suited to datacentres in mid-sized companies, the RackStation RS3412xs lacks enterprise-class features — but that's reflected in the price.

February 17, 2012 by

D-Link ShareCenter Pro 1100

D-Link ShareCenter Pro 1100

D-Link's no-frills approach to NAS will be attractive to businesses who need the storage basics without unnecessary complications. But those looking for a 'do-anything' system should look elsewhere.

February 6, 2012 by