Got an old PC? Here's how to breathe new life into your old desktop system.
Got an old PC? Here's how to breathe new life into your old desktop system.
As Marc Andreessen famously remarked, software is eating the world. But now Intel hardware is biting back, with x86 instruction set extensions taking on more jobs. Beyond the why, is this a good thing?
Apple claims its new and improved codec delivers the same quality with half the file size, or better quality with the same size. OK, but the real question is, should you care? Only sometimes.
Lenovo revamped its data center strategy, launched a bevy of products, and set out to be the No. 1 supercomputing vendor. Here's a look at the plan.
The ThinkSystem brand will include servers, storage and networking. ThinkAgile is focused on software-defined data centers and integrated and converged systems.
Over the next several months, Dropbox will turn on five new regional accelerators across key regions.
Every organization relies on data that must be protected and backed up in a reliable and secure way by authorized personnel. While the content or criticality of the data may vary, the processes behind...
This massive and long overdue file system upgrade from HFS+ promises higher performance, better data integrity, and a vastly improved Time Machine.
Having survived the "startup chasm", the storage vendor now needs to pump up its focus on Asia-Pacific where enterprises have shown readiness to embrace disruptive technology.
We're starting to see some 10Gig Ethernet devices (it's a signature feature on the upcoming iMac Pro). But is 10GigE accessible now? We dive in and find out.
Pure Storage acknowledges its exclusive focus on storage is a challenge among Asia-Pacific companies looking for complete data centre offerings, but points to partnerships as the answer.
The update is the latest in a series of admin features Dropbox has rolled out over the last year as part of its Admin X initiative.
Pure Storage, which is growing at a breakneck pace due to the move to all-flash storage arrays, launched a new AI engine called Meta in a bid to create self-driving storage.
Microsoft is opening up testing of its OneDrive Files On-Demand feature to Windows Insider testers, ahead of its debut in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
First, Apple admitted it goofed on the aging Mac Pro, and it promised a new, flexible version next year. Then, it pre-announced the iMac Pro -- due in December -- at WWDC 2017. Apple is running scared in the pro market. Why?
The memory company said its ReRAM can provide zippy speeds thanks to minimal error correction.
The QNAP TS-419P II holds its own on features in the competitive NAS market, although it's let down in some of the smaller details such as locking drive bays.
Telstra is in the process of revamping a 10-year-old building shell in London to support a modern high-efficiency datacentre, with the help of consulting company On365.
The N4200PRO is a flexible four-bay NAS enclosure with some good extras. It's fairly easy to manage, has a wide range of modular applications and performs well. The integrated mini-UPS is a great idea, giving added peace of mind in critical environments.
As per the October 4 launch of the iPhone 4S, a look at iCloud -- Apple's cloud based email and storage service.
There are several options to expand your network's storage, but one of the most rewarding learning experiences can be building your own network-attached storage (NAS) server. ZDNet UK walks us through the process.
If commercial NAS servers fail to measure up to your requirements, why not build your own? That's what we did, and here's how it turned out.
GE recently built a $48 million state-of-the-art data center, one of the first in the world with LEED Platinum certification. Here are photos from the grand opening on August 18, 2011 in Louisville, Kentucky.
A highly scalable and very flexible NAS/iSCSI appliance, Synology's DS3611xs has performance and capacity to spare. It will appeal to mid-sized companies requiring fast and reliable access to large amounts of data.
The four additions to the TeraStation range for small businesses swap in Intel dual-core Atoms for the previous Marvell chips and come with drives pre-installed
It's hard to fault the Drobo B800i, which combines good looks, performance and functionality with ease of use. It's not cheap, but for the money it's one of the best small-business iSCSI appliances you can buy.
As a small business grows the need for additional data storage grows with it. One of the most cost effective ways to add storage capacity is with a Storage Area Network (SAN) server. If your business has reached the point where SAN capacity is vital to continued operations, then perhaps it is time to consider the Drobo B800i.
A very scalable NAS appliance, the RS2211+ benefits from the add-on extras found on other Synology storage devices, which should appeal to small businesses. However, it lacks some storage-specific features that enterprise customers may be looking for.
With advanced RAID capabilities, few superfluous add-ons and an easy-to-use interface, the D-Link ShareCenter Pro 1200-05 is a no-nonsense NAS enclosure with plenty to attract smaller businesses.
Google has opened the doors to one of its data centers to show how it protects customer data
You can find datacenters in all corners of the globe, well beneath the Earth's surface, and even in churches, according to Silicon.com's Nick Heath.
At a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Calif., Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer gives his definition of cloud computing, which is moving information outside of the firewall and putting it on storage systems that are shared with other companies. Ballmer adds that Microsoft will offer more details about the company's cloud strategy, "Red Dog," in six weeks at its developer conference.
At the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco, Oracle CIO Mark Sunday explains the techniques behind Project Sequoia, the company's new data center in Utah. By utilizing outside air, hot aisle containment, and independently controlled supercells, he says this will be its most efficient center yet.
Lloyd Taylor, Vice President of Technical Operations at LinkedIn talks to ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber about facilitating online communications between its 17 million business professionals. He also discusses his past experience building and scaling data centers at Google and how it differs from his new role, managing a high value and less trafficked network at LinkedIn.
CIO Bill Schlough explains how the SF Giants are using technology to help improve player development and scouting.
Maxtor's OneTouch III Turbo Edition packs in a lot of features and capabilities at a fair price. Among external desktop hard drives, it's a winner.
A terabyte of extra storage is a compelling idea, although setup can be a bit tricky.
This external RAID subsystem looks smart and is straightforward to set up and use. If you're looking for a good-value backup solution for your business, put the StorPac SP40 on your shortlist.
Maxtor's Shared Storage Drive provides a simple way to organise, centralise and backup digital content such as photos, music and documents over a home network.
It’s hard to see much value in the iSCSI facilities, but as an NAS appliance the Tiko Classic 340 is competitively priced, easy to manage and works well.
This is not as easy as to deploy as Adaptec would have you believe, but it's worth persevering with as an affordable alternative to more expensive Fibre Channel SAN solutions.
This external hard drive is a great solution for those with computers that are filling up quickly or those who need idiot-proof backups.
If you require simple, inexpensive local or network-attached storage in capacities ranging from 80GB to 250GB, look no further than Ximeta's NetDisk.
Want to bring the feeling of the theatre into your own home without the cost of the candy bar? PJ-TX100 Home Theatre Projector could be your solution, although don't count on saving money just yet.
Iomega covers just about every portable storage base with the Floppy Plus, but power concerns make this a less compelling buy. Read our Australian review.
Though it's very expensive per megabyte, Iomega's Rev drive offers speedy, portable storage that's more scalable than that of a hard drive.Having once cornered the removable-storage market with the Zip and Jaz drives, Iomega is hoping for a comeback with the Iomega Rev.
DVD writing just keeps getting faster. Plextor's latest multiformat rewriter is speedy, flexible, and all at a reasonable price.
Need a speedy DVD recorder that's highly portable and compatible with both Windows and Mac? LaCie's d2 Dual 8X fits the bill and looks good doing it.
We take a peek at one of Sony's upcoming Hi-MD portable music players, supporting a gigabyte of removable storage thanks to the company's new higher-capacity MiniDisc. Sony's upcoming range of digital music players revamps previous MiniDisc players by introducing Hi-MD media.
You can add multi-format DVD writing to any notebook with this drive, although you'll need USB 2.0 to get the best out of it.