Storage

Roundup: HP, Level 3, EMC

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

Roundup: Iron Mountain, APC, BLADE Network

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

CloudLeverage Eyes Enterprise Cloud Storage

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.
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Avatar, Hollywood and the Data Center

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

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