Western Digital Enters the Market with My Cloud EX2 Ultra NAS

WD came out with a new enterprise-class storage, entitled My Cloud EX2 Ultra. The model is intended for the installation of two HDDs with the maximal capacity of 12 TB. According to the manufacturer, this NAS will be a perfect choice for professionals who require automatic data synchronization, file sharing, data backup, etc.

WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra is based on 1.3-GHz CPU accompanied by 1 GB DDR3. The pair ensures the realization of fast data transferring as well as smooth video streaming. The compatible drives support RAID 0/1, JBOD & Spanning operational modes. Backup process might be realized in several ways: data backup to the other NAS, to the external storage via USB 3.0 port or to the cloud storage via LAN/WAN network.

The model is shipped with pre-installed HDDs (WD Red with support for NASware 3.0 technology), configured to operate in RAID 1. NASware 3.0 is called to improve solidity, minimize data loss prospects in case of power off or voltage surge. If required, …

Toshiba will increase the capacity of hard drives up to 600 terabytes

Toshiba is engaged in improving the existing hard drives in order to increase their capacity. Limited to several tens of terabytes, Japanese do not want to stop — they need at least 600 terabytes in a single 3.5-inch drive. To do this, Toshiba uses all the tools and opportunities, including temporary cooperation with companies, competitors, TDK, and Showa Denko KK.

The newly formed trio of producers focuses on the development of new technologies of recording information on magnetic media and improvement of existing methods. Alliance sees great prospective in the technology of the so-called «two-dimensional magnetic recording» (TDMR). It is experimental, but using, it is quite achievable to record density of 10 terabits per square inch, which thus gives the capacity of 600 terabytes in a single hard drive.

Of course, no one talks about the chances of such a capacious storage in the foreseeable future — Toshiba and its partners will have more than one year of research …

Monitor Dell U2713HM is Already in the Japanese Market

Right after the recent release of laptop series, Dell announced the release of a new monitor, codenamed U2712HM. Moreover, this model can be already found in the Japanese market and costs approximately $635. The major peculiarity and attraction for the potential consumers is the implementation of AH-IPS array type in the development of the monitor. AH-IPS promotes for the overall improvement of color rendering and enlargement of viewing angles to 178 degrees (horizontal and vertical).

The newly arrived model has got 27-inch display and supports WQHD resolution of 2560x1440. The display is furnished with array LED lighting which is designated to provide for better contrast level. Each customer will have a wonderful opportunity to get evidences of the high-quality imaging, since the monitor offers the maximal static display contrast of 1000:1 and the maximal brightness that equals to 350 cd/m2.

At the same time, this monitor is considered to be power-saving, despite the …
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