Audio/Video, Hardware

Your Storage Blog: When will Solid State Memory Replace Hard Drives?

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Happy New Year and welcome to the first "Your Storage Blog" of 2012. We continue to invite you to ask us storage-related questions, and in return you will have a chance to win a prize. This year we are upping the prize to an awesome 3TB Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk external hard drive if your question is selected! And to show we?re not against tough questions, our first winner of 2012 comes from Chris G., who asks: "When will solid state memory completely replace traditional hard drive platters?" The answer is… it will not. Thank You Chris for your question and congratulations! We’ll be in

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Audio/Video, Hardware

Your Storage Blog: Make Storage Cheaper and More Energy Efficient!

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Welcome to the third of our "Your Storage Blog" series here at BSN*, where we invite you to ask us storage-related questions, and in return you will have a chance to win a 1TB Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex portable drive for Mac or PC if your question is selected. In the first two blogs, Ben and Ed W. were the happy winners of the 1TB drive. This time around, the winning question comes from Kathryn M., who asks: "Will Seagate be creating any cheap, more energy efficient drives in the (near) future?"Thank you for the fun question Kathryn. And I must say I consider it a

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Audio/Video, Hardware

Your Storage Blog: Future Storage Capacities

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Welcome to our second edition of "Your Storage Blog," a new feature here at BSN* where you ask storage-related questions that interest you, and in return you will have a chance to win a 1TB Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex portable drive for Mac or PC if your question is selected. Our winning question is from Ed W., who asks: "How much more can consumers expect to see storage capacities increase for both desktop and laptop drives in the next 5 to 10 years and why?" Great question Ed! To give you an insight into the answer, let me provide some background and a little technology history

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Audio/Video, Cloud Computing, Enterprise

Your Storage Blog: Cloud vs. Local Hard Drive Storage?

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Welcome to our first edition of "Your Storage Blog," a new feature here at BSN* where you ask storage-related questions that interest you, and in return you will have a chance to win a 1TB Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex portable drive for Mac or PC if your question is selected. Our first question is from Ben, who asks: "What are the pros and cons of storing files in the Cloud vs. on a local hard drive?" For the answer, we went to Wes Perdue, Seagate Enterprise Product Line Manager for Cloud Storage Strategy. There are many advantages to storing files in the "Cloud," or using online storage

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