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WD and SanDisk ship TARDIS-like Black solid-state hybrid drive

WD and SanDisk ship TARDIS-like Black solid-state hybrid drive

Pairing flash storage and traditional spinning-platter drives for the best of both worlds isn't new, but SanDisk and WD think they're collectively on to a winner with the newly-shipping WD Black SSHD. The solid-state hybrid drive squeezes together 500GB of Western Digital storage with a chunk of SanDisk iSSD flash capacity, which is used as a caching drive to boost data transfer times much in the way of a regular SSD.

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Synology DS213j jolts NAS brain for faster home storage

Synology DS213j jolts NAS brain for faster home storage

External storage maker Synology has announced a new storage product called the DiscStation DS213j. The company says the new storage devices a budget-friendly dual bay NAS server designed for file storage and sharing with data protection in the home. The device can also be used as a product cloud storage device for small offices as well.

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Rebranded Dropbox for Business launches with single sign-on feature

Rebranded Dropbox for Business launches with single sign-on feature

Dropbox has decided to rebrand its "Dropbox for Teams" name to "Dropbox for Business", because it feels that its a more fitting name for the small and large businesses its service is used by. Currently, Dropbox is being used by 95% of Fortune 500 companies, as well as over 2 million businesses. To celebrate its rebranding, Dropbox is launching a brand new feature that business users have been asking for; Single sign-on (SSO).

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