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Intel ships world's densest NAND flash chip

Intel has announced it is shipping to equipment manufacturers its 25-nanometer (nm) NAND flash memory chip, which doubles the capacity of its previous 34nm chip.

Written by Lucas Mearian19 May 10 05:11

EMC 'Boosts' Data Domain de-duplication speed by 50%

BOSTON -- <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9138245/EMC_Update">EMC</a><a href="http://canada.emc.com/about/news/press/2010/20100511-01.htm">announced at its annual user conference</a> here on Tuesday a new software add-on that increases the performance of its Data Domain appliance by an average of 50%.

Written by Lucas Mearian12 May 10 09:44

Sharp stock market drop likely human, computer error

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted almost 1,000 points in a half-hour today, the cause of which appears to be human error exacerbated by a market made more volatile by high-speed trades and automatic sale orders that are measured in milliseconds.

Written by Lucas Mearian07 May 10 09:02

Hard disk drive shipments to soar through 2014

Despite historical declines in sales last year and the onslaught of solid state drives, hard disk drive shipments are expected to soar through 2014, representing 300,000 petabytes of capacity, according to a new study released by market research firm IDC.

Written by Lucas Mearian04 May 10 06:29

Enterprise SSDs to soar through 2015

A new research report predicts that use of solid state drives (SSD) in enterprise servers and storage systems will explode over the next five years, increasing in numbers by 50 times.

Written by Lucas Mearian29 April 10 02:49

EMC reports record first quarter sales

EMC has reported first quarter revenue of $US3.9 billion, along with profits of $373 million, up 92% from the year-ago period.

Written by Lucas Mearian22 April 10 03:49

IBM unveils new tiered storage products

IBM has announced several new storage products that are designed to automate the movement of data to appropriate storage media and make it easier for users to use analytics to gain insight from the data.

Written by Lucas Mearian22 April 10 07:02

Why aren't SSDs getting cheaper?

Solid-state drives (SSD) have been among the hottest hardware products for more than two years, with a good deal of uptake within the consumer PC, notebook and netbook markets in response to a precipitous drop in pricing in 2007 and 2008.

Written by Lucas Mearian20 April 10 05:23

128GB Blu-ray Disc format slated for release

The Blu-ray Disc Association this week announced plans to release a new commercial high-definition disc format that will offer up to 128GB of write-once capacity within months.

Written by Lucas Mearian07 April 10 07:32

EMC offers deduplication, thin provisioning for VWware on Celerra

EMC has announced an upgrade to the management software on its Celerra network-attached storage (NAS) arrays that will allow administrators to apply deduplication, thin provisioning and business continuity tools to data stored in VMware environments.

Written by Lucas Mearian09 March 10 16:19

IT key to successful e-health record rollout

Hospitals and physicians have four years to deploy comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) systems and the technology needed to support them if they hope to snag some of the billions of dollars the federal government has earmarked to reimburse them for the work. That's why they're already scrambling to figure out how to set up what are likely to be costly and complex systems.

Written by Lucas Mearian04 March 10 06:36

Deadline for e-health rollout may do more harm than help

Hospitals and physicians in the U.S. have until 2015 to deploy comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) and the accompanying technology to meet federal guidelines and qualify for billions of dollars in reimbursements. But some health care experts are concerned that the quality of e-health systems might be at risk because of unrealistic deadlines and confusion about what to do first.

Written by Lucas Mearian02 March 10 07:12

Corsair releases its fastest USB flash drives yet

Corsair has announced a new family of USB flash drives that the company said approach the maximum performance available from the USB 2.0 interface, which offers 480Mbit/sec throughput.

Written by Lucas Mearian03 March 10 10:08

FalconStor, Violin team on SAN accelerator

FalconStor Software Inc. and Violin Memory Inc. today announced a new appliance aimed at accelerating data transfers on storage area networks (SAN) through the use of solid state drives as a massive cache.

Written by Lucas Mearian02 March 10 06:25
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