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USB seems pretty fast until you start to move around hundred gigabyte files. Then it's downright pokey. For those who've outgrown USB, Thunderbolt is a new technology developed by Intel and backed by Apple and others. Its functionally extends PCI express to an external port, greatly improving the transfer rate. LaCie now offers a set of external Thunderbolt drives, the smallest of which uses either 1 or 2 TB drives and can achieve transfer rates as high as 10 Gbps.
Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.
. We've got a management crisis right now, and we've also got an engagement crisis. Could the two be linked? Tune in for the next installment of IT Life Radio, Wednesday May 20th at 3PM ET to find out.