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September 29, 2014 by

How would molecular storage work?

Disk drives and flash use nanotechnology to build higher density storage. But why not simply encode data directly into molecules? We could cram a billion gigabytes in a single rack. Here's how.

August 5, 2010 by

APC updates power distribution technology

Data center power technology company APC by Schneider Electric is updating its power distribution unit (PDU) portfolio with a new series of products that fall under the Next Generation Metered and Switched Rack PDU moniker.The products will focus on features that allow for closer rack-level monitoring of power and environmental factors that can affect energy efficiency, in an extremely small "zero-U" form factor.

August 25, 2009 by

Data centres get greener

Went to visit a new data centre last week. Built by Star, the 10,000 square foot facility has not much in it yet, but it's been built with the notion of high density blades crammed into every rack - up to 7KW per rack.

June 3, 2009 by

Cisco rallies channel to target virtualized data centers

Cisco said today that it will "grow, motivate and evolve" its channel partners as a way of turbo-boosting the adoption of virtualized data centers. At its partner summit, the company announced plans to expand its partner profitability program and launch IT certification training, as well as an expansion of its rack mount servers.

May 1, 2009 by

Intel intros new data center management utility software

Intel has released a software development kit called Intel Data Center Manager that you can use to create utilities for controlling rack density, power and cooling infrastructure related to servers running on the new Intel Xeon Processor 5500 series. The kit builds on the Intel Intelligent Power Node Manager.

January 11, 2002 by

Maxtor unveils new storage server

Maxtor has released new, 1.75-inch thick, rack-mountable storage servers with 640GB or 480GB of capacity, the company said this week. The models cost $5,499 and $4,999, respectively. The system comes with evaluation versions of MaxAttach EMS software for managing e-mail and SVS software for grouping several storage systems together into a larger virtual machine. The systems use a special version of Windows, an 866MHz Pentium III chip, and 384MB of memory. The systems are useful for tasks such as housing e-mail or providing a faster data-backup alternative to tape. --Stephen Shankland, Special to ZDNet News


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