For the first time in the modern threat era, ServGate and Seagate are turning the table on increasingly brazen hackers by denying the hard drive
as the 'host' to computer viruses, who often target vulnerable client PC or mobile HDDs as conduits to damage a company's IT assets or steal corporate data," said Atchison Frazer, vice president of marketing, ServGate.
Waiting for a hard drive
to fail and then beginning the RAID engine intensive task of rebuilding a drive using XOR is no longer an option for today's organizations.
Given the choice between a business that uses a hard drive
shredder and one that cuts hard drives
into four rather large pieces, customers may opt for the shredder because they can see how nasty and mangled the drive looks.
There is even a danger of data coming back after you've shredded electronic files with software that overwrites the hard drive
Given the same amount of hard drive
space, Samsung is able to offer 60GB per disk where our competitors can only offer 40GB," comments Albert Kim, national sales manager, Storage Systems for Samsung Semiconductor.
But whether hard drive
or Flash memory takes the lead, storage is the story most of us missed.
Since the first commercial hard drive
was introduced in 1956, the industry has grown storage capacity exponentially by decreasing the size of the magnetic grains that make up data bits.
Hitachi created the 7200 RPM notebook hard drive
segment in 2003 to give mobile users a performance rush; based on strong demand, we are now bringing an even more powerful product to the market," said Bill Healy, senior vice president, product strategy and marketing, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies.
Delivering superior performance and reliability, as well as capacity, Hitachi's 1TB hard drive
meets the needs of consumers who want to create, share and store all of their digital information.
From a broad list of key technologies that impel the design of a hard drive
, the capabilities that one application demands can differ greatly with the requirements of another application.
The BounceBack software creates a complete, fully bootable backup of a notebook, desktop or Tablet PC's entire hard drive
once the ABSplus is connected.
However, recording and playing back a high number of multiple programs, or streams, can place greater demands on the hard drive
and the conventional STB file system.