News & Commentary
Content tagged with Storage posted in June 2008
Moving To The Cloud, Businesses Encounter Turbulence
News  |  6/25/2008  | 
A "thought shift" is required before big business will shift core business databases to the cloud, said a Google software engineer.
Credit Suisse Spin-Off Launches Virtual Machine Manager
News  |  6/24/2008  | 
DynamicOps' VRM is a cross-vendor management tool, handling provisioning and decommissioning tasks on virtual machines.
Hitachi Upgrades Server Line With Latest Intel Chips
News  |  6/24/2008  | 
The BladeSymphony server line is available with the newest Intel Itanium and Xeon processors.
WD Unveils Dual-Drive Storage For Homes, Small Businesses
News  |  6/18/2008  | 
My Book Mirror Edition uses one drive for storing content from desktops and notebooks and the other for storing another copy for added protection.
Toshiba Offers Lightweight Notebook With 128-GB Solid-State Drive
News  |  6/18/2008  | 
The machine's storage component, which is made by Toshiba, is the highest capacity SSD available for notebooks, the company said.
Dell Launches Storage Array With 2.5-Inch Drives
News  |  6/16/2008  | 
The PowerVault MD1120 delivers twice the I/O performance per 1U system as a similar device with 3.5-inch drives.
Down To Business: Customers Fire A Few Shots At Cloud Computing
Commentary  |  6/12/2008  | 
Security, regulatory compliance, and long-term vendor commitment are among the chief concerns.
Terremark Launches Utility Computing Service For Enterprises
News  |  6/11/2008  | 
Based on the Infinistructure virtualized utility platform, the company is billing the compute cycles and storage as a lump sum at the beginning of a multi-month contract.
Open Source Data Recovery Tools To The Rescue
News  |  6/10/2008  | 
Disasters happen to the best of computers. Luckily, open source apps like SystemRescueCD, dd, Partedmagic, BackTrack, Security Tools Distribution, Helix, and TestDisk can help recover important data and bring dead systems back to life.
Enterprise 2.0: Google, Amazon, Salesforce Push 'Cloud' Vision
News  |  6/10/2008  | 
Vendors at the Enterprise 2.0 conference tried to convince a group of seasoned IT pros that they should put all their data in the so-called cloud and leave it to outsiders to manage.
Microsoft, Kaiser Permanente Launch E-Health Record Pilot
News  |  6/9/2008  | 
The program will test the exchange of patient health data from Kaiser Permanente's My Health Manager e-health record system to Microsoft's HealthVault platform.
Apple's .Mac Retooled, Relaunched As MobileMe
News  |  6/9/2008  | 
The cloud storage service lets users sync e-mails, contacts, and data between an iPhone and different computers.
Virtual Machine Manager Levels Load For Colorado Agency
News  |  6/6/2008  | 
Instead of spending $250,000 on new Fibre Channel disks, state officials used Akorri's BalancePoint to realign the way logical storage units were using shelves to spread the I/O load.
Sun To Start Selling Solid-State Storage This Year
News  |  6/5/2008  | 
Sun says its solid-state drives will be optimized for the MySQL database and other applications.
GE Healthcare And UPMC Launch Joint Venture To Digitize Pathology Images
News  |  6/4/2008  | 
Onmyx aims to get pathologists to abandon glass slides and microscopes for the digital technology it says will improve diagnoses.
Seagate Launches 300 GB 2.5-Inch Storage Hard Drive
News  |  6/2/2008  | 
The high capacity and speed rates of smaller drives are luring companies away from 3.5-inch to 2.5-inch devices for enterprise storage systems.


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