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2011-07-07 06:57:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital® (NYSE: WDC) today announced that its newest generation of the popular My Book® Studio(TM) external hard drives are designed for use with Mac® computers and Apple Time Machine. Now available with a 3 TB storage capacity, the new design features a brushed aluminum casing to match the appearance of a Mac computer, and also serves to keep the drive cool while in use. The aluminum...

2011-05-16 06:57:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital® (NYSE: WDC), a leader in the desktop, mobile, high-capacity enterprise and consumer markets for hard drives, today announced the addition of 2.5 TB and 3 TB versions to its family of WD AV-GP SATA hard drives, serving the audio-video (AV) market. Shipping immediately, the 2.5 TB and 3 TB capacity, 3.5-inch, WD AV-GP hard drives offer 24X7 reliability, low power consumption and unrivalled storage capacity for...

2011-03-17 06:57:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital® (NYSE: WDC), the world's leader in external storage solutions, today introduced its My Book® Studio Edition(TM) II dual-drive storage system with a massive 6 terabytes (TB) of storage to meet the capacity needs of today's creative pros and Mac® enthusiasts who create, store, edit and archive large HD video and photo files. The new capacity provides users 33 percent more...

2010-10-19 06:57:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- WD® (NYSE: WDC) today announced that the company is shipping the world's largest capacity SATA hard drive. As the latest addition to its WD Caviar® Green(TM) family of SATA hard drives (photo), the new hard drives deliver up to a massive 3 terabytes (TB) of storage capacity on a single drive. WD is leading the industry in capacity for SATA hard drives by utilizing 750 GB-per-platter areal density and Advanced...

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2010-07-28 09:13:10

Computer scientists from the University of California, San Diego broke "the terabyte barrier" "“ and a world record "“ when they sorted more than one terabyte of data (1,000 gigabytes or 1 million megabytes) in just 60 seconds. During this 2010 "Sort Benchmark" competition "“ the "World Cup of data sorting" "“ the computer scientists from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering also tied a world record for fastest data sorting rate. They sorted one trillion data...

2010-05-11 07:00:00

STERLING, Va., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IceWEB(TM), Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IWEB), www.IceWEB.com, a leading provider of Unified Data Storage and building blocks for cloud storage networks, announced today that the Company has received an initial multi-terabyte data storage order from an IceWEB International Channel Partner. This order represents the first IceWEB digital footprint in the European Union. Bernard Girma, IceWEB International Channel Manager stated, "Germany, with...

2010-03-16 07:01:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WD® (NYSE: WDC), the world's leader in external storage solutions, today introduced its new one terabyte (TB) and 750 gigabyte (GB) capacity My Passport(TM) SE for Mac® portable USB drives. Available at WD's online store, the new My Passport SE for Mac portable drives are formatted for Mac and compatible with Apple Time Machine® software. Perfect for saving, storing and backing up...

2009-07-27 06:57:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WD(R) (NYSE: WDC), the world's leader in external storage solutions, today introduced its new one terabyte (TB) and 750 gigabyte (GB) capacity My Passport(TM) Essential(TM) SE Portable USB Drives. Available now at WD's online store (www.shopwd.com), the new drives feature a titanium silver finish and put massive storage capacity in the palm of your hand. Perfect for saving, storing and backing up all of the digital memories captured...

2009-07-27 06:55:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WD (NYSE: WDC) today announced two new mobile hard drives that reach new capacity extremes. The highlight is a one terabyte model -- the industry's highest-capacity 2.5-inch drive available. Industry-leading 333 GB-per-platter technology enables the new WD Scorpio(R) Blue(TM) SATA 2.5-inch hard drives to offer mobile storage device and notebook users an enormous 1 TB capacity. A 750 GB WD Scorpio Blue model also will be available. The...

2009-06-09 06:53:00

New My Book Studio Edition Dual-drive External Storage Systems Deliver a Perfect Blend of High Performance and Power Conservation LAKE FOREST, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WD(R) (NYSE: WDC), the world's leader in external storage solutions, today introduced its new 4 terabyte capacity My Book(R) Studio Edition(TM) II dual-drive storage systems, which are designed to seamlessly work with Mac(R) computers and provide an ideal blend of high performance and power conservation. The...


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