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Articles tagged with: SED

Introducing The All-New iStorage 256-Bit Encrypted Hard Drive

IT and business professionals worldwide, listen up! iStorage has introduced the world’s first portable, hardware encrypted drive, featuring PIN code access and storage capacities as large as 3TB! The device comes in a 3.5-inch form factor and has USB 3.0 support. A key player in portable storage and digital encryption, iStorage offers 1TB, 2TB, and 3TB versions of its latest military-grade, secure hard drive. This is the perfect drive for consumers who crave security and won’t settle for anything less when it comes to their important data.

Toshiba’s New Self-Encrypting Hard Drives (They Erase Themselves!)

Toshiba has unveiled today its family of self-encrypting hard disk drives that can erase data when connected to an unkown host. The new Toshiba Self-Encrypting Drives (SED) allow manufacturers to configure different data invalidation options to allow for consumers increased options for data security. The SED hard drives will be in a 2.5-inch form factor and run at 7,200 rotations per minute. The drives are built for PCs, copiers, and multi-function printers, as well as POS (point of sale) systems that are commonly used in government and medical sectors.

Seagate Drive Revamp Increases Performance

Seagate Technology launched the largest enterprise revamp in their company’s history on Tuesday with its Pulsar family of solid-state drives, offering capacities of up to 800GB. They also rolled out their Savvio and Constellation hard-disk drives, with capacities ranging between 154GB and 3TB. Their aim is to help IT managers cope with storage needs, driven by new consumer devices that directly and indirectly consume enterprise storage.

The company’s Pulsar SSD platform has been tested take on more than ten full drive writes per day, or 15 petabytes written over the course of the drive’s lifetime. Their Savio 10K.5 and Savvio 15K.3 HDDs have a reliability rating of 99.5% average per two million hours.

Seagate’s Executive Vice President, Kurt Richarz stated that…