Hard Disks

How to format a hard drive
Hard disk
Hardware

How to format a hard drive

If you are planning on ditching your old computer, formatting a hard drive is almost always a necessary thing to do
16 Dec 2019
How to format a hard drive
Hard disk
Hardware

How to format a hard drive

If you are planning on ditching your old computer, formatting a hard drive is almost always a necessary thing to do
16 Dec 2019
WD Red 6TB review
Server & storage

WD Red 6TB review

A high quality HDD that makes for fast NAS drives, but the price could be more competitive
2 Feb 2018
Toshiba N300 High-Reliability Hard Drive review
network attached storage (NAS)

Toshiba N300 High-Reliability Hard Drive review

A powerful and well-priced hard disk designed for NAS devices, but smaller capacities would be good to see
24 Jan 2018
Seagate creates 10TB hard drive for cloud datacentres
News

Seagate creates 10TB hard drive for cloud datacentres

Seagate Enterprise 3.5 Capacity HDD offers lowest power to TB ratio
13 Jan 2016
Kaspersky uncovers hard drive hackers with Stuxnet links
Hacker hands
Security

Kaspersky uncovers hard drive hackers with Stuxnet links

The Equation Group is believed to have been infecting machines for 20 years
17 Feb 2015
How to choose the right disk utility
In-depth

How to choose the right disk utility

Steve Cassidy provides some practical guidance as to how to ensure you make the right decision when it comes to disk utilities...
3 Feb 2014
EMC reaffirms flash storage commitment
Server & storage

EMC reaffirms flash storage commitment

Storage giant hints at new flash offerings to be unveiled later this year.
22 Oct 2013
Seagate Wireless Plus 1TB review
Server & storage

Seagate Wireless Plus 1TB review

A good looking wireless drive, which is let down by performance and price.
5 Mar 2013
Toshiba unveils 4TB hard disk drive
Hard disk
Server & storage

Toshiba unveils 4TB hard disk drive

Latest hardware has been optimised to meet enterprise and cloud service provider storage needs, company claims.
30 Nov 2012
Apple extends faulty hard drive replacement programme
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Hardware

Apple extends faulty hard drive replacement programme

Faulty Seagate 1TB drives found in older iMac models.
17 Oct 2012
HGST helium-filled hard drive to ship in 2013
Servers
Server & storage

HGST helium-filled hard drive to ship in 2013

Storage vendor claims new sealed drive will result in lower storage and cooling costs for datacentre providers.
13 Sep 2012
iStorage diskAshur 3.0 review
iStorage diskAshur 3.0
Server & storage

iStorage diskAshur 3.0 review

A portable hard drive with built in cable and 256-bit encryption makes this device ideal for storing confidential information. Even if file transfer s…
19 Jul 2012
NHS trust and local council hit back at ICO fines
Money
public sector

NHS trust and local council hit back at ICO fines

Public sector organisations dispute cases that netted the data protection watchdog £415,000.
6 Jun 2012
ICO hits NHS trust with record £325,000 fine
broken hard disk
Security

ICO hits NHS trust with record £325,000 fine

Data protection watchdog hits Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust with penalty following staff and patient data breach.
1 Jun 2012
iStorage diskAshur DT hard disk review
iStorage diskAshur DT - Keypad
Server & storage

iStorage diskAshur DT hard disk review

With a PIN number security system and 256-bit AES encryption this 3TB hard disk is as secure as they come - but is it worth £299?
3 May 2012
Western Digital MyBook Thunderbolt Duo Review
Western Digital MyBook Thunderbolt Duo
Server & storage

Western Digital MyBook Thunderbolt Duo Review

Mike Jennings looks at the pricey 4TB hard drive, which comes with disappointing read/write speeds despite packing the high-speed Thunderbolt interfac…
26 Apr 2012
ICO sounds alarm over second-hand hard drives
Hard drive
News

ICO sounds alarm over second-hand hard drives

Data protection watchdog claims more than 10 per cent of sold-on hard drives contain previous owner's data.
25 Apr 2012
HGST unveils 4TB hard drive
storage
Server & storage

HGST unveils 4TB hard drive

The company claims its newly launched Ultrastar 7K4000 is the largest enterprise level drive on the market.
4 Apr 2012
IDC: Hard disk market to return to growth
research charts
Server & storage

IDC: Hard disk market to return to growth

The analyst firm claims HDD vendors have pressed the ‘reset button’ following natural disasters decimating manufacturing.
2 Apr 2012
Top 10 tips for buying an enterprise SSD
Corsair 128GB SSD
Server & storage

Top 10 tips for buying an enterprise SSD

2 Apr 2012
Buffalo launches TeraStation 5
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solid state storage (SSD)

Buffalo launches TeraStation 5

The storage product targets the small business with its Atom processor and hard disk supply.
14 Mar 2012
Western Digital completes Hitachi deal
Deal
Server & storage

Western Digital completes Hitachi deal

The acquisition of Hitachi’s Global Storage Technologies completes for a mixture of cash and shares.
9 Mar 2012