The demand for storage never ebbs and companies like EMC and NetApp are poised to benefit. EMC is the largest storage player in the enterprise and has key consumer assets such as Iomega and Mozy. Storage touches everything from the data center to that iPod in your pocket. A key trend: Solid state drive adoption. Other key players: Seagate, Sandisk and Western Digital.
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At Microsoft's PDC 2008 conference, the company's chief software architect Ray Ozzie took the wraps off Windows Azure which is an operating system that lets developers write programs for Microsoft's data centers instead of individual pieces of software for business servers.
A screenshot walkthrough of the powerful Enterprise 2.0 application, Egnyte, which enables more economical storage at a cheaper price to hardware on-site alternatives.
Tape may be old-fashioned but it still has a home at IBM, taking a prominent place in the company's recent, wide-ranging storage launch
Crucial (Micron) Solid State Drive installation and configuration
This will be my first in a series (an "X = X +1" sort of series) where I'll be looking at virtualization. However, rather than look at the kind of virtualization where you inxstall and OS like Windows, Mac OS or Linux and then install an application that allows you to create virtual machines, I'm going to be looking at virtualization at a much lower level using VMware's ESX 3.5 and Infrastructure applications. I'm going to start off by looking at VMware ESX and taking you through the install process.
As virtualisation technology spreads through the datacentre, the race is on to develop ways of sharing out data to virtual servers and desktops in large numbers.
The two latest and greatest free commercial host-based virtualization products from Sun and VMWare
Barbed wire, fences, guards, and guard dogs are just the first level of security for an English datacenter that claims to be safe from nuclear, chemical and biological attack.
'The Bunker', a concrete structure under the Kent countryside, is a major datacentre and backup facility for some of the UK's leading companies
Fujitsu modernizes its PC and notebook offerings while adding tighter encryption to its 320GB hard drive.
Just how good is Apple's Time Machine system backup software? Let's find out!
Unveiled at its Print 2.0 event in New York earlier this month, Hewlett-Packard's imaging and printing group showcased a range of new hardware and software products and services designed to manage media for business and consumers.
Space agency's flight research centre is using network-attached storage software from Exanet
The specifications for the Alienware Area-51 7500 are impressive: an overclocked Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 Quad CPU, the NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX, 2GB RAM, and a RAID 0 set of hard drives. This personal computer is fast, powerful, and physically imposing. But more importantly, purchasing this Alienware desktop in May 2007 will put you well ahead of the average personal computer curve and keep you there for a long time.
Microsoft Windows Home Server, currently in Community Technology Preview, is designed as a way to integrate server based computing into the home environment. Whether it be digital photos, music, or just your documents, you want that data to be secure and accessible. Once you get WHS configured scheduled, regular backups can be run for all of your home PCs, at times you choose.