Seagate Technology has launched a 2.3 petabyte storage system of hard drives connected over Ethernet.
Storage manufacturer Akitio has shipped a fully bus-powered, external 512 GB solid state Thunderbolt storage system.
Northern Illinois University has consolidated its PeopleSoft applications onto two Oracle Exadata Database Machines. The new system helped the university reduce IT maintenance costs while boosting performance and reliability.
Apple has released a major update to OS X, Mavericks, which is available as a free upgrade via the Mac App Store.
A university in West Virginia has gone public with its use of a cloud-based security gateway from OpenDNS.
Lenovo unveiled two new ThinkServers at the Educause 2013 conference in Anaheim last week.
Bradford Networks unveiled the latest version of Network Sentry at the Educause 2013 conference in Anaheim Wednesday. Network Sentry 6.2 adds support for Microsoft Hyper-V Server and integration with MaaS360 mobile device management.
Stony Brook University, part of the State University of New York, has upgraded its Javits Lecture Center to the latest WiFi standard, 802.11ac, and is preparing to install the technology in its new indoor sports complex.
Despite an ongoing and fairly severe decline in the worldwide PC market, in the United States, computer sales are on the rise. In the third quarter of 2013 — which includes the back-to-school shopping season — PC shipments were up. The only top-5 manufacturer to post a decline for the quarter was Apple.
Tintri, a producer of virtualization and cloud storage products, has launched its next generation of products, the Tintri VMstore T600 series, which supports twice as many virtual machines per system than its predecessors.