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Content tagged with Storage posted in November 2008
Program TiVo From Your Cell Phone
News  |  11/25/2008  | 
TiVo has launched a mobile site that lets Series 2 and Series 3 owners schedule recordings from any Internet-enabled cell phone.
Microsoft's Virtualization Chief: Watch For Us In The Cloud
News  |  11/24/2008  | 
Microsoft is positioning its Hyper-V hypervisor and Virtual Machine Manager component of Microsoft's System Center for on premises and in the cloud support.
Google Crowdsources YouTube Support
News  |  11/20/2008  | 
YouTube is looking for users willing to make a video to explain topics such as Editing my video, Customizing channels, and Transferring from camera to computer.
CA To Overhaul Big Iron With Mainframe 2.0
News  |  11/19/2008  | 
The management company claims mainframes can represent only half the cost of distributed client-server architecture for light workloads.
Fixing Linux: What's Broken And What To Do About It
News  |  11/19/2008  | 
The open-source operating system still has major problems that need immediate attention. Our expert recommends configuration, versioning, and GUI enhancements, to name a few.
Yahoo CEO Casts Departure In Positive Light, Lists Successes
News  |  11/18/2008  | 
Jerry Yang praises the company's tangible progress, despite a tough external environment, and says he'll "always bleed purple."
Amazon Bolsters Its Cloud With Content Delivery
News  |  11/18/2008  | 
With its relatively simple interface and services, CloudFront is aiming to meet content delivery needs of startups and Amazon Web Services customers.
Tech Researcher Slams 'Misleading' HP News Release
News  |  11/18/2008  | 
The Robert Frances Group said Hewlett-Packard misinterpreted its report on the advantages of upgrading old computer systems with energy-efficient ones.
Red Hat CEO Whitehurst Talks About Slowdown, Virtualization, Linux
News  |  11/18/2008  | 
In an exclusive interview, Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst opens up about the open source software firm's short-term prospects in troubled times and longer-term opportunities for growth.
Capgemini Sharpens Cloud Consulting With Amazon Deal
News  |  11/18/2008  | 
The company also launched a new group, the Cloud Computing Center of Excellence, that will help businesses evaluate and implement cloud services and offer cloud consulting.
Hurtful Google Docs Study Tied To Ex-Microsoft Employees
News  |  11/17/2008  | 
The ClickStream report suggests that a mere 1% of U.S. adult Internet users used Google Docs, while Microsoft Office is in use by more than 50% of adult U.S. Internet users.
EMC's Decho Offers Online Personal Information Management
News  |  11/17/2008  | 
Decho, which stands for "digital echo," is entering a crowded market of Internet companies offering one form or another of personal information management.
Symantec CEO John Thompson To Retire
News  |  11/17/2008  | 
Symantec COO Enrique Salem has been tapped to take over as president and CEO.
Microsoft Releases SharePoint, Exchange As A Service
News  |  11/17/2008  | 
More than 7,000 companies and organizations signed up to participate in the multitenant beta for Exchange Online and SharePoint Online.
Sun To Cut 18% Of Jobs, Reorganize Software Business
News  |  11/14/2008  | 
Rich Green, executive VP for software since 2006, will leave the company, and the company's software operations would be divided between two new groups now focused on open source products.
Hyperic To Monitor Amazon Cloud From The Inside
News  |  11/12/2008  | 
The software will be installed as an Amazon Machine Image, a virtual machine file format based on Xen, and made available on Amazon's DevPay service.
VoiceCon: IT Will Revolutionize Health Care
News  |  11/12/2008  | 
During a keynote at VoiceCon, Kaiser Permanente's CIO said IT will play critical role in making health care more efficient, effective, and economical.
Nokia Rolls Out E Series Smartphone
News  |  11/12/2008  | 
The Symbian-powered E63 has a full QWERTY keyboard, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and multimedia functions.
VoiceCon: Key Implementers Cite Hurdles To Unifying Communications
News  |  11/11/2008  | 
CIOs and industry panelists outline how separating telephony and VoIP pushes together groups that haven't worked together in the past and may not really want to do so now.
Fujitsu, Hitachi Offer Power-Efficient Notebook Hard Drives
News  |  11/11/2008  | 
All the drives are halogen-free, which means fewer hazardous materials are used in their production, and each has a read/write power consumption of 1.4 watts at 500-GB capacities.
Sun Unveils 'Open Storage' Appliances
News  |  11/10/2008  | 
The Storage 7000's software stack includes Sun's open source Zettabyte file system, which uses virtual storage pools to store data files.
VMware Brings Virtualization To Smartphones
News  |  11/10/2008  | 
The mobile virtualization platform could enable phone makers to bring handsets to market faster, and it could simplify migrating personal data off phones.
Web 2.0 Summit: HP, Cisco Chime In On Cloud Strategies
News  |  11/7/2008  | 
While some companies like Amazon have characterized cloud infrastructure as a low-margin business, HP sees infrastructure-as-a-service as "a big opportunity."
SanDisk Develops Faster SSD Technology
News  |  11/6/2008  | 
ExtremeFFS, which introduces an architecture where all of the NAND flash memory channels are able to behave independently, is scheduled to ship in products next year.
AMD, Red Hat Demo 'Live' VM Migration Across Platforms
News  |  11/6/2008  | 
The vendors posted a YouTube video showing the migration of a running virtual machine from an Intel Xeon-based server to one running AMD's quad-core Shanghai processor.
Economic Meltdown Hits Virtualization Provider Egenera
News  |  11/5/2008  | 
Egenera says it will conserve financial resources by using its hardware vendor partners to market its virtualization products and services.
Dreamforce: Salesforce Tools Emerge From Its Own Cloud
News  |  11/4/2008  | 
CEO Marc Benioff asserts his customers in effect are tapping into a cloud when they run their Salesforce applications from two U.S. data centers over the Internet.
Web 2.0 Summit Looks Beyond The Web
News  |  11/4/2008  | 
Anticipating a future U.S. energy policy more focused on alternatives to oil, the Web 2.0 Summit also will feature discussions with green tech leaders, among others.
Seagate Unveils Second 15,000 RPM Server Hard Drive
News  |  11/3/2008  | 
The 146 GB Savvio 15K.2 is a refresh of Seagate's 73 GB 15K drive and may be ordered with 73 GB of storage, a SAS interface, and runs at speeds of 6 Gbps.
Western Digital Unveils Media Player For Digital TVs
News  |  11/3/2008  | 
The WD TV Media Player enables television playback of high-definition and other entertainment stored on a USB external storage device, without networking equipment, wiring, or software.

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