One vendor shears hard drives
once lengthwise and once along the drive's width, severing the data tracks so that, in theory, data cannot be recovered.
Industry analysts have predicted that hard drives
for consumer electronics will account for 40 percent of all hard drive
shipments by 2008, up from 9 percent in 2003 and 15 percent in 2004.
The AVSM software technology currently comprises a streaming file system and sophisticated I/O scheduler and ultimately makes hard drives
They must find new ways, for example, to ensure data security to protect private data on a networked drive or prevent piracy of copyrighted content, to reduce hard drive
acoustics for personal and in-home devices, to reduce power draw, to increase reliability and ruggedness, to enhance specific kinds of performance for specific kinds of data use.
Tenth Time's the Charm - A man reformatted his hard drive
not once, not twice, but ten times before he realized there was some valuable information he needed recovered.
Backing up to external hard drives
is cost effective for environments with backup loads of less than 400GB.
DSC can also help with compatibility testing between the hard drive
and optical storage vendors whose products are also becoming integrated into DVR units.
The rate of today's mobile workforce and notebook PC users is rapidly growing like never before and Samsung is committed to providing the most advanced, technically sophisticated hard drive
solutions available today," said Albert Kim, National Sales Manger, Storage Systems for Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
With replacement drives quicker and more affordable than ever, adding an additional hard drive
or replacing their current drive is a great way for PC users to extend their computer's longevity.
This requires the hard drive
head to move constantly to different locations on the platter, incurring the highest cost penalty in terms of getting and storing data on the hard drive
The archives on hard drive
are delivered to customers with 20GB of space leftover for downloads of future New Yorker issues.
Customers will increasingly store personal content such as photographs, home video and music collections on the hard drive
in their cable set-top box -- so they'll have a greater personal interest in the device itself.