Items tagged with Western Digital

According to IHS iSuppli, the SSD market will continue to boom this year, thanks to the rapid rise of so-called cache drives. These drives -- we reviewed a 60GB example from Corsair last month -- are... Read...
Western Digital is entering the wireless home networking market with the introduction of My Net family of home networking products. All of the new products feature WD's FasTrack optimization technology that prioritizes entertainment traffic from... Read...
Although solid state drives have generated the lion’s share of buzz in the storage space these last few years, traditional hard drives with spinning media continue to be a mainstay of the industry and have evolved to offer higher capacities... Read...
Although solid state drives have generated the lion’s share of buzz in the storage space these last few years, traditional hard drives with spinning media continue to be a mainstay of the industry, and have evolved to offer higher capacities... Read...
Right now, the "industry standard" for a laptop hard drive is 9.5mm. Some of the largest desktop replacements can use drives a few millimeters higher than that. But soon, 7mm may be the go-to size, as Ultrabooks become the norm and mobile... Read...
Western Digital announced a 2TB portable hard drive that is designed especially for Mac users. The new My Passport Studio drive features Apple Time Machine compatibility along with hardware-based encryption and password protection software. For... Read...
Western Digital is now shipping its first external hard drive with Thunderbolt technology. The new My Book Thunderbolt Duo is a dual-hard drive storage system that offers double-safe data protection. The My Book Thunderbolt Duo is available in 4TB... Read...
Yes, the Western Digital S25 SAS enterprise drives have been around for some time, but this generation is special. WD has just shipped the third-generation of the 2.5" SAS HDD family, serving the performance-optimized, mission-critical enterprise... Read...
Toshiba and Western Digital announced a deal today in which the two companies will essentially swap some manufacturing equipment with each other -- though which is getting the better deal is debateable. Western Digital has agreed to sell Toshiba... Read...
Western Digital today announced it will demonstrate the ultra-fast data transfer rates of its upcoming My Book Thunderbolt Duo dual-drive storage system at the Macworld/iWorld show. The Thunderbolt-equipped My Book gives the storage system access to... Read...
Western Digital unveiled the My Book Live Duo, a new personal cloud storage system that promises shared storage and remote file access along with your choice of either double-safe backup using a mirrored RAID configuration or increased capacity... Read...
If there's one thing that's abundantly clear, it's this: streaming media isn't going the way of the dodo anytime soon. Western Digital has just added thousands of new HD movies for WD TV customers, not to mention a remote control app for Apple and... Read...
Word around the Web is that some hard drive makers are cutting down their warranty terms, the timing of which couldn't be any worse (we'll get to that in a minute). Western Digital is dropping the distribution warranty period for Caviar Blue, Caviar... Read...
Western Digital is offering up a new line of network storage servers this week for small-to-medium businesses, with the Sentinel DX4000 being the star of the show. The device includes Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials along with Intel's D525... Read...
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