Seagate drops CEO and plans to cut staff

Numerous reports are indicating Seagate plans to cut more staff as a result of poor financial results. And, it is starting with CEO Steve Luczo, who has been with the company since 1984.

Published on: July 26th, 2017 CDN Staff

Is Canada over distributed?

If you ask Mitchell Martin, the president of Synnex Canada if the Canadian market is over distributed his response is an overwhelming “Yes!” Martin is pleased with the ongoing consolidation in distribution starting

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel getting closer to the cloud

Intel made several cloud-based announcements today in an attempt to aid the channel in deploying scalable cloud services. The chip making giant has introduced the Xeon E5-2600 v4 line based on 14nm process

Published on: April 1st, 2016 CDN Staff

Hard drives with style and personality?

The computer industry has made in-roads in the last decade to bring more style to its hardware products thanks in large part to Apple Inc. Even Samsung Electronics tried to produce stylish printers

Published on: May 27th, 2015 CDN Staff

WD gets down to business with new NAS solutions

NEW YORK  - Hard drive vendor WD (Western Digital) has ramped up its portfolio of network attached storage (NAS) solutions aimed at small business. The company, based in Irvine, Calif., has won most

Published on: February 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Western Digital releases 6TB budget NAS hard drive

Storage hardware company Western Digital has expanded its WD Red WD Green line of 3.5-inch network attach storage (NAS) hard drives with the release of two low-priced 6TB capacity hard drives. The WD

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

HP contends its flash array matches cost of spinning disk

LAS VEGAS – The advent of solid state hard drives has created a conundrum for IT managers: Flash drives offer speed needed for many real-time applications, but at a price premium over spinning

Published on: June 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

SSDs are hot, but not without security risks

Solid-state drives are fast becoming popular replacements for hard drives, especially in laptops, but experts caution that SSDs aren't as secure as commonly thought.SSDs may offer better data security than traditional hard drives,

Published on: August 22nd, 2008 Agam Shah

Intel shows off solid-state drive road map

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) this week outlined the roadmap for its upcoming line of solid-state drives that will use flash-based solid-state memory to store data - and replace hard drives in some computers.Dubbed the

Published on: August 21st, 2008 Sharon Gaudin

Dell and others charged with patent violation

Convolve Inc. this week filed a federal lawsuit this week charging that Dell Inc., Western Digital Corp. and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Inc. have violated its patents for vibration control techniques in hard

Published on: June 23rd, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

Rescued by the junk pile

Cleaning up, both of the tech room and the brain, always seems like such a good idea, that is until the need for antique technology (and knowledge) rears its head.That’s happened to me

Published on: July 17th, 2006 Lynn Greiner

Storage goes in another direction

“Before the year is out you can expect the vast majority of our drives to be shipping with perpendicular technology,” said company spokesman Michael Hall.The 5400.3 family includes drives at 160, 120, 100,

Published on: March 1st, 2006 Howard Solomon

Seagate acquires Maxtor for $2B

But if Seagate Technology seals its bid to buy Maxtor Corp. prices won’t continue to fall as sharply and may even level off, according to industry members.With the number of American hard drive

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Howard Solomon

Teeny tiny disk drives

We've been trying out a new 8-gigabyte disk drive the size of a large postage stamp. Expect to see a lot of these in the near future.The one we're working with is from

Published on: January 4th, 2006 Bob and Joy Schwabach