EMC Tuesday is set to launch the Clariion CX4 Series of midrange storage arrays, which include extra storage capacity, virtual provisioning tools and the ability to swap out physical spinning disks for solid-state disk drives.
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NASA last week launched a new interactive Web site, jointly developed with the non-profit Internet Archive, which initially combines some 21 separately stored and managed NASA imagery collections into a single online resource featuring enhanced search, visual and metadata capabilities.
SAP AG has announced plans to close its TomorrowNow subsidiary later this year, after failing to find a buyer for the support operation.
Intel has launched its System-on-Chip (SoC) EP8579 integrated processor, which is said to offer lower power and customization capabilities for embedded voice, storage and security applications. The new product family is the first wave of Intel's revamped SoC design, which the company said adds smarter chip intelligence.
Samsung this week unveiled a high-endurance 8GB single-level cell NAND flash memory chip, jointly developed with Sun Microsystems Inc., which can significantly boost the lifespan and performance of solid-state drives.
Hewlett-Packard this week unveiled de-duplication software designed to speed up and simplify data backup operations in its high-end and midrange of disk-based backup systems.
Imation Wednesday unveiled the Atom Flash Drive, a 1.5-in. long portable storage device that is no larger than a paperclip and can store up to 8GB of digital files.
Convolve this week filed a federal lawsuit this week charging that Dell , Western Digital and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies have violated its patents for vibration control techniques in hard drives and PCs.
Hired by Marvel Entertainment to help bring a 2.7 metre gamma-powered superhero to life on the big screen, officials at the Soho VFX Inc. special effects facility needed massive storage availability to help its artists create digitally-rendered fight scenes for the film, The Incredible Hulk, which opened in U.S. theatres last week.
Toshiba plans to introduce two new 1.8-in. hard drives, which the company claims can reduce the storage footprint in ultra-portable and sub-notebook PCs by as much as 40% compared to traditional 2.5-in. drives.
Sun Microsystems is set to unveil Friday open source software that can repurpose any OpenSolaris-based x86 server into a block-based storage device capable of emulating the physical characteristics of a storage array.
Sun Wednesday said that it plans to start shipping solid-state disk technology by the end of this year.
Intel and Micron Technology are set to unveil a jointly developed 34-nanometer, 32-gigabit NAND flash memory chip that should enable the production of cheaper solid-state drives with larger storage capacity.
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies this week unveiled the 500GB 3.5-in. CinemaStar hard drive, which it said mutes noise and cuts power consumption in set-top boxes and digital video recorder (DRV) storage devices.
Hitachi Wednesday is set to unveil a 320GB mobile computer hard disk drive that offers 60 percent more capacity and requires some 25 percent less power than its year-old predecessor .