RAID

LaCie d2 USB 3.0 and 2big USB 3.0 get 3TB and 6TB updates

LaCie d2 USB 3.0 and 2big USB 3.0 get 3TB and 6TB updates

LaCie has never shied away from fat external hard-drives, and now they're pumped up the volume with the new LaCie d2 USB 3.0 and LaCie 2big USB 3.0.  On offer is a claimed 20-percent speed increase in the dual-drive 2big USB 3.0, together with a new 6TB model pairing two 3TB HDDs in a RAID setup.

Continue Reading

Patriot Convoy series storage devices break cover

Patriot Convoy series storage devices break cover

Patriot is known for its memory products for computer enthusiasts and for other storage devices. The company has now unveiled a new storage device called the Convoy series that uses 2.5-inch HDDs and fits into a 5.25-inch drive bay on a desktop computer.

Continue Reading

NewerTech debuts Guardian Maximus mini RAID solution

NewerTech debuts Guardian Maximus mini RAID solution

NewerTech has lots and lots of storage solutions and other gear that help computer users keep their data safe and available. The company has unveiled a new storage device called the Guardian Maximus mini. The mini sports a quad interface making for flexible connectivity options.

Continue Reading

Habey debuts DS-540E 4-bay hardware RAID enclosure

Habey debuts DS-540E 4-bay hardware RAID enclosure

Habey has unveiled a new storage solution for the user needing the protection of hardware RAID for their data. The new RAID enclosure is called the DS-540 and it's very affordable at under $200. The device has four drive bays and offers eSATA and USB 2.0 connectivity.

Continue Reading

Buffalo DriveStation Quad and Duo external USB 2.0/eSATA RAID arrays outed

Buffalo DriveStation Quad and Duo external USB 2.0/eSATA RAID arrays outed

Buffalo has unveiled its latest DriveStation range of external hard-drives, with three new models targeted at creative types.  The DriveStation Duo and DriveStation Quad each have USB 2.0 and eSATA connections and support RAID (0 and 1 on the dual-drive Duo, and 0, 5, 10 and Normal on the four-drive Quad), with quick-access front drive bays; their single-drive sibling, the DriveStation Axis drops the eSATA and is USB 2.0 only.

Continue Reading

Xtore MobilRAID storage solution is for pro audio and video creators on the go

Xtore MobilRAID storage solution is for pro audio and video creators on the go

Mobile video and audio creation pros have to keep all their work backed up even when on the go and often need more transfer speed than even the best performing mobile workstations can provide. Xtore has announced a new mobile storage solution called the MobilRAID just for this type of user.

Continue Reading

Synology DiskStation DS411+ and RackStation RS810+ promise superlative speed

Synology DiskStation DS411+ and RackStation RS810+ promise superlative speed

Synology has announced its latest network-attached storage offerings, the standalone DiskStation DS411+ and the rack-mounted RackStation RS810+ and RS810RP+.  Targeted at high-end home users or SMBs, the new products prioritize speed of data access: Synology reckon owners will see average 112MB/sec read rates and around 106MB/sec write rates in RAID 5 configurations.

Continue Reading

Seagate BlackArmor NAS 400 backup & media server unveiled

Seagate BlackArmor NAS 400 backup & media server unveiled

Seagate has outed its latest NAS, the BlackArmor NAS 400, and they're quite excited about the possibilities its four hard-drive bays offer to homes and small businesses.  The compact, unassuming box can be outfitted with regular 3.5-inch SATA II HDDs or, Seagate suggests, their Momentus XT hybrid, with RAID 0/1/5/10 & JBOD configurations possible.

Continue Reading

inXtron Orbit USB 3.0 Raid 2.5-Inch Enclosure Unveiled

inXtron Orbit USB 3.0 Raid 2.5-Inch Enclosure Unveiled

USB 3.0 may not be all that mainstream quite yet, but that's certainly not stopping companies all over the place from creating new hardware to take advantage of the speedier option. This time around, we've got a 2.5 hard drive enclosure, designed to hold two 2.5-inch drives. It could look worse in the aesthetics department, too. But, it's already caught our eye, so we figured we would share it with the world.

Continue Reading

MvixUSA HDHome S2 and S4 HTPCs outed

MvixUSA HDHome S2 and S4 HTPCs outed

MvixUSA have unveiled their latest home media systems, and the HDHome raises the game from basic streamers of the past and delivers a full Windows 7 HTPC experience.  The Mvix HDHome Media Center is available in two sizes - S2, with two hot-swappable HDD bays, and S4 with four bays - each offering a slot-loading Blu-ray player, embedded TV tuner, RAID, WiFi a/b/g/n and HDMI.

Continue Reading

iStoragePro iT4UFER 4-bay RAID system breaks cover

iStoragePro iT4UFER 4-bay RAID system breaks cover

There are those who back up their data and then there are those who want to back up their data and have it protected with RAID5. If you make your living with video or just don’t want your collection of digital home movies to get lost, backing the video up on a device with RAID protection is ideal.

Continue Reading

The Daily Slash: May 19th 2010

The Daily Slash: May 19th 2010

Today was the middle of the week, but it didn't really feel like it until about half-way through. At least it wasn't the beginning of the week again, right? Not yet, anyway. Welcome to tonight's edition of the Daily Slash. Tonight, after the wake of the first keynote from Google's I/O, in the Best of R3, we've got a screenshot of the Motorola Cliq with a certain numbered update, and the Motorola i1 has finally launched. And then in the Dredge 'Net, LaCie has introduced a new net-connected RAID, MSI's revealed two new notebooks, and Foxconn's got a tablet that may actually rival another already on the market.

Continue Reading

1 2 3