Hard Drives News
Toshiba Plans $35M Acquisition Of Ailing SSD Pioneer OCZ
10:40 AM EST Tue. Dec. 03, 2013
OCZ, once an SSD pioneer but more recently a company under financial fire due to not having its own NAND memory supply, says it has signed a deal to be acquired by Toshiba.
SSD Pioneer OCZ Says It Will Either Be Acquired By Toshiba Or Liquidate
5:41 PM EST Wed. Nov. 27, 2013
OCZ, a pioneer in the SSD market, is in talks to be acquired by Toshiba, and plans to liquidate if no agreement is finalized.
Microservers: New Market, New Vendors And Lots Of Promise
12:00 PM EST Tue. Nov. 26, 2013
While the low energy-consumption processors on which a new crop of microservers is based are only now addressing enterprise cloud and other requirements, the growing number of microservers coming to market gives this business a chance to grow.
Western Digital's WD Black2 Targets Notebooks, All-In-One PCs
11:42 AM EST Tue. Nov. 26, 2013
Western Digital's new WD Black2 puts both an SSD and a spinning drive in a 2.5-inch device for mobile and other single-bay PCs.
2013 Best Companies: Who Fell Off And Who Emerged
10:00 AM EST Tue. Nov. 26, 2013
For the third year in a row, CRN asked VARs what vendors were their must-have partners for our Best Companies To Partner With study. Here are what companies fell off our list, and which companies returned or made their debut.
Falken Tire Partner IMT Builds Data Center From Ground Up
2:00 PM EST Mon. Nov. 25, 2013
Integrated Media Technologies helped Falken Tire, which took advantage of the real estate downturn to acquire a new headquarters building, with the design and deployment of a new data center.
Xerox Program Cracks Down On Counterfeiting
9:40 AM EST Mon. Nov. 11, 2013
The Genuine Xerox Rewards program aims squarely at the counterfeit market pervading the printing and imaging industry -- and benefits customers and partners along the way.
Shades Of Gray: When Channel Incentives Go Wrong
9:20 AM EST Mon. Nov. 11, 2013
A joint study from Deloitte and the Alliance for Gray Market and Counterfeit Abatement finds a 'direct link' between channel incentive abuse and the gray market.
Let's Get Real: Counterfeit Parts Could Be In The Solution You're Selling Right Now
9:00 AM EST Mon. Nov. 11, 2013
Counterfeiters are getting smarter and more, well, innovative every day. Solution providers that aren't careful about where they buy their gear could be putting their business, and their customers, at risk.
Asia And The IT Supply Chain: Could A Link Break?
12:15 PM EST Mon. Oct. 28, 2013
With its high concentration of manufacturers turning out components essential to the world's IT industry, an earthquake, tsunami, or other disaster could one day mean disaster to the tight IT supply chain.
Almost Unthinkable? The Scariest Threat To The Supply Chain
9:20 AM EST Mon. Oct. 28, 2013
While blows to physical infrastructure grab headlines for disrupting global business, it is the possibility of a pandemic such as SARS that scares those whose job it is to protect the public or protect supply chains.
Supply Chain In Crisis: One Disaster Can Have It All Come Tumbling Down
9:00 AM EST Mon. Oct. 28, 2013
With just-in-time manufacturing, even a small kink in the supply chain can disrupt both production lines and entire businesses. But what about a disaster?
Earthquakes, Floods, Epidemics: Is The Supply Chain Strong Enough?
3:30 PM EST Fri. Oct. 25, 2013
Global IT supply chains may be a single disaster away from breaking, an event would could mean interruption of one or more key components and potentially disrupting IT business worldwide.
IDC: Second-Quarter Storage Sales Slump As Capacity Booms
2:07 PM EST Tue. Sep. 10, 2013
External storage and total storage revenue fell in the second quarter compared to last year, with EMC and NetApp doing well while storage sales by server vendors fell, along with server sales.
Western Digital To Buy Virident, May Mess Up Seagate's Virident Relationship
4:18 PM EST Mon. Sep. 09, 2013
Western Digital's plan to acquire Virident for its PCIe flash storage technology could unhinge the Seagate-Virident joint technology development agreement the two signed in early 2013 when Seagate invested $40 million in the company.
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