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Samsung's 32TB SSD

A Samsung SSD used in a Lenovo PC.

Lenovo crams 48TB of SSD storage on a board

Lenovo is developing an SSD storage board with a monstrous 48TB capacity, and the company plans to release it by the middle of next year.

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Micron's super-fast 3D Xpoint SSDs will ship through storage partners

Micron says its 3D Xpoint drives -- with a QuantX brand name -- should be available next year

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Best Deals of the Week, August 1-5 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 1st. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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53% off Inateck USB 3.0 Dual-Bay Hard Drive Cloning Station - Deal Alert

Need occasional access to bare drives or full backup to external bare drives? Want to clone your hard drive to SSD? This Super Speed USB 3.0 Hard Drive Docking Station is an ideal solution for you to enjoy your videos, photos, music...

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17% off SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick 200GB - Deal Alert

A flash drive, reinvented. With the SanDisk Connect Stick in your pocket, in your bag or across the room, you can wirelessly access your media or transfer large files, stream HD videos and music, and save and share photos and videos...

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Intel experiments with 3D Xpoint as it ships out SSDs to testers

The company is still looking for a good fit for its groundbreaking 3D Xpoint memory and storage technology

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Samsung unveils the world’s highest capacity consumer SSD

The 4TB SSD represents a doubling of capacity over Samsung’s previous flash drive

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Pure Storage offers a novel way to upgrade flash arrays

The all-flash array maker introduces a trade-in program to ease the pain of storage upgrades and migrations

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52% off HooToo USB 3.0 Flash drive with Lightning Connector for iPhone and iPad devices - Deal Alert

This fast drive plugs directly in your lighning or USB port allowing you to add 64 GB of storage to your iPhone, and iPod and allows you to transfer files to and from a computer/laptop without the using a cable.

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58% off RAVPower FileHub Wireless Hard Drive, WiFi Bridge & Sharing Media Streamer - Deal Alert

This action packed file hub is highly rated, and dramatically discounted now on Amazon.

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26% off Patriot 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive With 150MB/Sec Speed - Deal Alert

This flash drive support USB 3.0, transfers data at speeds up to 150MB/Sec, and is housed in a rugged shock and water resistent housing so your data stays safe on the go.

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Intel lets slip roadmap for Optane SSDs with 1,000X performance

Intel let slips the timeline for its upcoming Optane line of SSDs that will blur the line between storage and memory by offering performance that has 1,000 times the endurance of NAND flash and is in some cases up to 1,000 times...

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NetApp's new SolidFire software option is buy once, use anywhere

The company will let enterprises buy perpetual licenses that aren't tied to specific storage arrays

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AMD gets back into SSDs with value Radeon R3 drives

The company's new SSDs start at $40.99 and have capacities from 120GB to 960GB

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EMC World kicks off with cloud backup and cheaper flash arrays

The show is likely to be EMC's last before it becomes part of Dell

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IBM lines up all-flash storage to help power cognitive computing

New systems in the company's FlashSystem line are designed to power cloud data centers that carry out real-time data analysis

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Intel's new super-fast SSDs feature 3D NAND

The company's first SSDs with 3D NAND chips are aimed at businesses and data centers

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Flash is rocketing into big-data analytics

At one time, all-flash storage arrays were used for a single mission-critical application with a need for speed, usually in big IT shops. Now they're poised to take over many more parts of IT

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