Sony Optiarc America's half-height internal Blu-ray Disc rewritable drives, which target the computer aftermarket, replace standard DVD drives while offering the benefits of Blu-ray Disc technology, such as 3D high-definition playback, the company said. Single BD-R media can be written up to 12X with the new drives, and dual-layer BD-R media up to 8X speeds, taking about 10 minutes to record a full 25GB disc. The 12X recording speed is reached with 6X compatible BD-R media, according to Sony. As much as 50GB of data can be recorded on the new drives.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?