In an offering aimed at helping businesses tie together their complex data storage systems in diverse locations around the world, <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/inform.do?command=search&searchTerms=EMC+Corporation">EMC Corp.</a> Monday unveiled its new <a href="http://www.emc.com/about/news/press/2008/20081110-01.htm">Atmos</a> cloud infrastructure product.
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Just in time for smaller laptop computers and other consumer devices that require smaller hard drives, Fujitsu has unveiled two new 500 GB hard drives that are thinner, use less power and take up less space in devices than previous models.
Companies are slowly starting to more closely evaluate solid-state storage technologies, though most are still waiting for the cost to come down before implementing it.
As solid state storage drive technologies mature and claw their way into enterprise IT systems, businesses will face cost-vs.-benefit decisions over whether the time is right to adopt the new technology.
Linux vendor Red Hat yesterday jumped deeper into the virtualisation marketplace by announcing its acquisition of Qumranet, which offers an embedded KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine) platform that will allow Red Hat to vastly expand its capabilities for customers.
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After a nine-month, 422-million-mile voyage, followed by a delicate series of manuevers that slowed the Phoenix Mars Lander from about 13,000 mph to just 5 mph at touchdown seven minutes later, NASA tonight has placed a spacecraft on the Martian surface.
If you're waiting to see market-leading Linux vendor Red Hat Inc. release a desktop Linux operating system anytime soon to compete in the consumer market, then think again.
As it approaches its one-year anniversary next month of selling laptop and desktop computers pre-loaded with Ubuntu Linux, Dell is continuing to expand the fledgling program to new computer models and markets.
A new software development collaborative service for Ubuntu Linux is being launched Monday to give developers a consolidated arena to build code for Ubuntu on the desktop, server and for mobile applications.
The latest desktop and server editions of the free, open-source Ubuntu Linux operating system will be released on Thursday. They will offer a range of improvements designed for their particular users.
The two Mars rovers that have been carefully conserving critical power supplies since June, when the summer dust-storm season began on the red planet, are now springing back to work as the storms subside.
Cisco Systems is diving into the emerging 802.11n wireless market with its first 802.11n-based Ethernet access point (AP), the Aironet 1250, which will offer higher speeds and greater reliability for a wide range of enterprise-ready wireless devices.
For much of its first 15 years, Gateway Inc. was the popular and whimsical PC vendor of America's heartland, complete with cute black-and-white-cow-themed shipping boxes and humorous magazine advertisements.
NASA is undertaking a project to put all of its visual material into a central archive that can be searched by space flight enthusiasts.
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