In 2010 the volume of digital information created and duplicated in a year will reach 1.2 zettabytes, according to new data from IDC. How will we store and manage all that stuff?
EMC cites private cloud deployments as earnings growth driver, Citrix cites strong traction in virtualization, networking and collaboration sectors. Read More
Intel (INTC) reports strong earnings as companies jump-start refresh cycles, Oracle (ORCL) introduces new MySQL cluster, and SGI announces the release of the Infinite Storage Server 3500. Read More
HP (HPQ) completes its acquisition of 3Com, Level 3 (LVLT) collaborates with Microsoft on hi-def 3D, and EMC unveils a deduplication offering based on technology from its purchase of Data Domain. Read More
Layered Tech introduces its LT Depot cloud storage solution, XO Communications launches 40 Gbps network services, and Force 10 wins major Indonesian deal Read More
Equinix (EQIX) expands into China via Shanghai Data Solutions, Cray introduces CX-1000 “rack-mounted supercomputer,” Alcatel-Lucent selects Isilon Systems (ISLN) for storage for multimedia solution. Read More
The Boston Options Eschange moves its operations to Equinix (EQIX), Nirvanix added to Nasuni list of cloud providers, and Ixia hosts low-latency measurement summit. Read More
A new NetShelter enclosure from APC by Schneider isolates hot exhaust and cold intake for large switches, while BLADE Network Technologies announced the availability of -48 volt DC-powered top-of-rack Ethernet switches for telco central office networks. Read More
Cloud storage startup CloudLeverage says it offers enterprise-grade features at public cloud pricing. The company is funded by hosting and colocation provider Netriplex, and says its service will be cheaper than using Amazon’s storage cloud.
The filming of “Avatar” generated more data than any other movie in history – more than the entire “Lord of the Rings” trilogy combined. Data center vendors for Weta Digital provide a closer look at the server, storage and network infrastructure for the film. Read More