Verbatim is to mark its 40th anniversary by releasing a limited edition ´gold` portable external hard drive.
The gold-coloured UV coating of the special Anniversary Edition, houses a 500 GB 2.5" hard drive that includes easy-to-use backup and synchronization software.
WD has expanded its enterprise family of hard drives to include the next-generation 2 TB capacity.
The company says it is the largest and only 2 TB enterprise-class hard drive shipping today. Combining 64 MB cache, dual processors, and increased areal density, the RE4-GP hard drives yield twice the processing power – and produce a 25 per cent performance improvement – over the previous generation.
Blu-Ray may still be absent from most people’s living rooms – but Panasonic is offering a pair of dash-mountable devices for those who need their high-def fix in the car.
The CN-HX3000D Windows-powered device, with a 7-inch, 1280 x 720 display offering GPS, Bluetooth, a 40GB hard drive, and iPod/iPhone compatibility.
WD has announced the first 2 terabyte (TB) hard drive – the world’s highest capacity drive.
The device is the latest addition to WD’s environmentally friendly Caviar Green hard drive family.
Western Digital is to cut 2,500 jobs, or about 5 per cent of its global work force, and will reduce executive pay as a result of the global economic situation.
Citing weakening demand for its products, the hard drive maker the company now expects fiscal second-quarter sales of USD $1.7 billion to $1.8 billion, with a "consequent reduction in operating results."
Lenovo has launched a desktop computing solution that can dramatically help businesses reduce IT costs and security risks by turning off hard drives and storing all data in a non-server remote location.
Called Secure Managed Client (SMC), the company claims it is the first solution to do all this while still offering users the flexibility and performance of a traditional desktop PC.
The Photo Archival Company has launched a new archiving service that stores digital camcorder footage to Blu-ray Disc or DVD.
Charles Laughlin, president and founder of The Photo Archival Company, said it would unlock millions of hours of video.