WD and SanDisk partner to create ultra-slim solid state hybrid drives | Digit

Western Digital and SanDisk Corp. yesterday announced that the two companies are collaborating to introduce hybrid storage devices, which according to them, will feature “best-in-class flash memory technology from SanDisk” and “best-in-class hard drive technology from WD.” SanDisk is supplying a SanDisk iSSD storage device for the WD Black solid state hybrid drive (SSHD), what WD calls the world’s thinnest 2.5-inch SSHD solution, which utilizes both WD proprietary hybrid technology and industry standard SATA IO technology. According to the two companies, the SanDisk iSSD brings an elegant balance of performance,…

Computex 2013: Seagate showcases consumer SSDs, desktop and laptop SSHDs | Digit

Storage major Seagate had announced its foray into the solid state drives space last month. At Computex 2013, Seagate announced the global availability of these products. On display was the Seagate SSD lineup and the solid state hard drives as well. Seagate had also announced its 5mm ultra-thin laptop hard drives which will come in the 500GB capacity. But the ultra-thin drives will only be available to OEM partners and you cannot buy it off the counter, yet. Coming to the products displayed today, we were first shown the Seagate…