20 To Watch In 2010

5 Technologies: Solid-State Drives

With promises of increased speed, life span and reliability compared to their hard-disk counterparts, solid-state drives are poised for big growth in 2010, particularly as the anticipated widespread PC refresh cycle starts to materialize. SSDs feature no moving parts and run completely silent, drawing less power and offering top-level performance. It's no wonder vendors across the PC, server and storage markets are incorporating SSDs into their portfolios.

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