Hitachi Global Storage Technologies has entered the enterprise solid-state drive market on with the Ultrastar family of drives.The SSD400S Ultrastar drives come in 100GB, 200GB and 400GB variants.
From datacentres down to USB keys, if it involves storage, I'll be looking at it.
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On Friday IBM announced that it is leading a joint research initiative with 14 European partners to develop a new type of storage architecture for the cloud.The initiative — VISION Cloud (Virtualised Storage Services for the Future Initiative) — is to develop a new metadata-based approach to data storage.
Brocade brought out a new switch family on Monday as part of its Brocade One converged datacentre strategy.First announced in June, the new VDX switches come in two variants and combine 10Gb Fibre-channel over Ethernet (FCoE) networking technology with a Brocade-developed software layer called Virtual Cluster Switching (VCS).
IBM has a new technique that could yield ultra-small supercomputers.On Thursday Dr Bruno Michel said at an event at IBM's Zurich Labs that IBM is using a new technique of processor arrangement to work towards tiny, miniaturised supercomputers.
Uploads to Amazon Web Service's public cloud storage can now be broken into up to 1024 distinct chunks.AWS's storage cloud Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) began offering the multipart upload feature to customers on Thursday.
Manchester Council has begun releasing council data in open formats.Since Tuesday, the open data section of the website has carried data on subjects such as benefits reception points, locations of motorcycle and disabled parking in the city centre and the locations for mobile library stops.
Chipmaker and ARM-licensee Marvell has announced a quad-core ARM processor, designed specifically for enterprise-level cloud computing applications.The company announced the new ARMADA XP processor on Monday.
The appetite for low latency connections to financial markets is driving demand for co-location space within stock exchange datacentres, a financial technology consultancy has said.Speaking at the DatacentreDynamics conference in London on Tuesday, James Dow, chief technology officer for financial technology consultants CS Technology, said: "The world of the exchanges is changing.
Number 10 has launched a transparency website to help the electorate track government departments' progress on policy implementation.
Google has integrated a PDF viewer into the beta version of its browser Google Chrome.Previously, an integrated PDF viewer was available only in Chromium, the developer version of the browser.