Information Technology


EMC Releases XtremIO Flash Array with 250 TB Cluster Capacity

EMC has released its EMC XtremIO all-flash array, which is designed to provide reliable performance for applications such as VDI, virtual servers, massively consolidated databases and development and test environments.

AIR.U Intros Program To Boost Broadband Networks with Unused TV Frequencies

The AIR.U Consortium has introduced a Quick Start Network Program intended to help AIR.U member institutions improve broadband network coverage and capacity.

UCLA Library Service Rolls Out Virtual Desktops for Students

The University of California Los Angeles Library Service has completed implementation of desktops-as-a-service (DaaS) across its 13 campus libraries.

Red Hat CloudForms Adds Supports for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

Red Hat has announced Red Hat CloudForms 3.0, the latest version of the company's cloud management platform, which now supports the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and offers additional management capabilities for Amazon Web Services (AWS).

U Arizona Adopts Mainframe in College of Pharmacy Program

A college within the University of Arizona has gone public with its use of a new-generation IBM mainframe to analyze millions of medical claims every week.

Seagate Debuts Kinetic Open Storage Platform

Seagate Technology has launched a 2.3 petabyte storage system of hard drives connected over Ethernet.

Akitio Ships Bus-Powered 512 GB Solid State Thunderbolt Drive

Storage manufacturer Akitio has shipped a fully bus-powered, external 512 GB solid state Thunderbolt storage system.

Northern Illinois U Implements 2 Database Machines To Support Administrative Systems

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.

West Liberty U Replaces Security Appliance with Cloud

A university in West Virginia has gone public with its use of a cloud-based security gateway from OpenDNS.

Free OS X Update Brings Desktop Access to iBooks Library

Apple has released a major update to OS X, Mavericks, which is available as a free upgrade via the Mac App Store.