Data Storage

Storage Which storage technology is right for you?

Conventional vs Solid State

Conventional or Hard Disk Drives (HDD) use spinning platters, read/write heads and are mechanical in nature. Solid State Drives (SSD) use non-volatile memory chips that retain data and have no moving parts. HDDs and SSDs differ in the following characteristics:

    • Performance / Speed
    • Greater Capacity
    • Shock Resistance
    • Energy Usage / Heat Production
    • Lifespan / Reliability
    • Price

These Drives have their advantages and disadvantages. We can help you choose the right one for a specific application.

Storage Devices Which storage device is right for you?

Modern Storage Devices

Storage devices are divided into the following categories:

    • Direct Attached Storage
    • Network Attached Storage
    • Storage Media

These devices are connected via different interfaces:

    • USB-C
    • Thunderbolt 3
    • Ethernet (Copper or Fiber)
    • iSCSI
    • Card Slot