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Kingston’s ‘Windows To Go’ Thumb Drive

Kingston DataTraveler WorkspaceAt the Intel Developer Forum in mid September Kingston Technology demonstrated a prototype of an intriguing product certified by Microsoft to support the Windows To Go version of Windows 8 Enterprise.  The device, called the DataTraveler Workspace (or DT Workspace for short) is more than the simple USB flash drive it resembles.

While a USB flash drive or thumb drive contains little more than a USB flash controller and some NAND flash, the DT Workspace includes a full SSD (based on a standard SandForce controller) plus DRAM.  Windows compatible systems and certain other systems can boot through the USB port with full operation securely remaining Continue reading