Thursday, October 24, 2013

CX-LP05-020 Drive Offers Reliable Information Storage

"Regardless of how you choose to store your archives, they should be protected by an auditing mechanism. Auditing can be used to alert you anytime someone accesses (or attempts to access) the archives. If your archives are ever called into question, your audit logs can help you prove the archived data is authentic and that the data hasn’t been tampered with. But what about the cost? New low cost hard drive storage products like the EMC CX-LP05-020 SATA II storage disk drive (EMC part number 005049085) available from Tab Data Systems, can accommodate copious amounts of information thanks to their 2 TB data storage capacities at a much lower cost per data unit than higher end Fiber, SAS and Solid State (SSD and EFD) storage disk drives. The “LP” in the name CX-LP05-020 is an acronym for Low Power. The CX-LP05-020 SATA drive allows not only the storage of large amounts of data at a cheaper up-front cost than the CX-SA07-020, it accomplishes this with lower power consumption rates than

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Prices of Used Hard Drives Like the Clariion CX-4G15-300 are Expected to Drop

More than two years after the devastating flood in Thailand, hard drive prices have dropped even lower, Joel Hruska of ExtremeTech reports. Both hard drives and solid state drives (SSDs) returned to their pre-flood prices in April after what seemed like a relentless rise. This is good news for dealers that sell discontinued hard drive models like the Clariion CX-4G15-300. A drop in new hard drive prices may encourage consumers to sell their old drives for new ones. Thailand produces about 40 percent of the world's hard drives and is considered a global leader in the industry. While the flooding in Thailand left a temporary dent on the data storage market, production quickly rebounded as hard drive producers managed to resume operations as early as 46 days after the flood.