The 5TB and 6TB WD Red hard drives are designed for home NAS servers, while a new WD Red Pro drive, available in 2TB, 3TB and 4TB, is for serious business.
Seagate has hit an industry milestone today with the announcement that it has begun shipping the world's fastest 6TB 3.5-inch hard disk drive in Australia.
Mammoth data centers need more data capacity and lower power consumption. The new Ultrastar He6 drives float a new concept for achieving those ends.
Western Digital's HGST division is already shipping its new helium-filled, 6TB Ultrastar He6 to data centre customers. The hermetically sealed drive uses half the power per terabyte of its competitors.
The Taiwanese tech giant isn't giving up on hybrid laptops, or on Microsoft's operating system, revealing a slew of new notebooks at the IFA tech trade show in Berlin.
Geared for Macs but also supporting Windows, WD's new 6-terabyte My Book Studio Edition II external drive is compatible with Apple's Time Machine and can connect via USB 2.0, eSata, or FireWire.
The Seagate subsidiary moves its 2big and 5big storage systems to the faster Thunderbolt 2 data-transfer technology -- but adds USB 3 support, too. The new 8big rack-mount system is for those who need even more speed and capacity.
Moving on from the old Black Armor product line, Seagate announces its latest NAS servers, which are now called Business Storage NAS. The new servers comes with USB 3.0, a Universal Storage Module (USM) slot, and a lot more.
CNET editor Dong Ngo rounds up the top five Thunderbolt-based desktop external storage devices on the market.
WD announces the availability of its 8TB RAID-capable dual-bay NAS server, the My Book Live Duo.