Seagate and Amazon team up on cloud/hard-drive combo
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Hard drive backs up to the cloud

Hard drive maker Seagate has teamed up withy Amazon to create a $99 1TB external hard drive that automatically backs up everything stored on it to the cloud.

Seagate fits 5TB into an external 2.5-inch HDD
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Wednesday, 16 November 2016 21:47

Seagate fits 5TB into an external 2.5-inch HDD


2.5-inch BarraCuda in Backup Plus Portable Drive

Following the launch of its highest capacity 2.5-inch 5TB BarraCuda HDD earlier, Seagate has now squeeze that same HDD inside an aluminum enclosure allowing it to claim the world's first 2.5-inch USB 3.0 5TB external drive with the Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive 5TB.

Seagate unveils 2.5-inch 2TB FireCuda SSHD
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Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:55

Seagate unveils 2.5-inch 2TB FireCuda SSHD


As well as a 5TB 2.5-inch BarraCuda HDD

Seagate has unveiled an addition to its FireCuda hybrid HDD lineup, the 2.5-inch 2TB FireCuda, as well as a  5TB 2.5-inch mobile HDD which will be a part of its BarraCuda lineup.

Seagate NAS infected with mining software
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Monday, 12 September 2016 11:50

Seagate NAS infected with mining software


Making cash on the back of your network

Owners of a Seagate NAS might like to check to see if it is not infected with Mal/Miner-C, also known as PhotoMiner, which is infecting the devices and using them to mine for the Monero cryptocurrency.

Seagate creates 60 TB SSD
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Wednesday, 10 August 2016 12:28

Seagate creates 60 TB SSD


It keeps getting bigger

Earlier we told you how Seagate had started shippig a 10 TB SSD which was pretty cool, if not rather expensive. Well no it seems that Seagate wants to keep beating records by release an SSD which can store 60TB.

Seagate fires three percent of staff
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Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:58

Seagate fires three percent of staff


Cloud not making up for the loss of PC business

Hard-disk drive maker Seagate Technology is cutting more than 1,600 jobs, or three percent of its workforce, as the company looks to cut costs as interest in PCs continues to shrink.

Hard-drives on their way out
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Wednesday, 04 May 2016 13:31

Hard-drives on their way out


SSD is king


HDD shipments across the board for all HDD applications were down 12.3 per cent over the prior quarter, despite the fact that the average HDD capacities increased.

Seagate starts shipping 10TB He Enterprise HDD in volume
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3.5-inch helium filled HDDs for datacenters

Seagate has announced that it has finally started to ship its 10TB enterprise-class helium-filled HDDs.

Seagate launches world's first USB-C powered 8TB external HDD
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Available later this month for $349

On Wednesday, Seagate announced Innov8, the world’s first power adapter-less USB 3.1 Type-C external hard drive for desktops. The drive is available in an 8TB storage capacity and does not require any power cable to operate, using only a single USB Type-C connector as a source of both power and data.

Seagate to launch world's fastest NVMe SSDs this summer
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Open Compute Project (OCP) and NVMe compliant

In an effort to keep up with the ever-increasing high performance storage demands of datacenters and enterprise customers, Seagate has announced it will launch the world’s “fastest ever” solid state flash drive this summer with throughput performance of 10 gigabytes per second (GB/s), according to a new press release.