Nutanix has released Nutanix Complete Cluster, a solution designed for virtualization that uses a distributed system software layer to combine servers and storage into a single tier and eliminates the need for network storage.
Barracuda Networks is expanding cloud storage for organizations that subscribe to its local and cloud-based disaster recovery solution, known as Barracuda Backup Service.
The University of Utah has gone public with implementation of a new Linux cluster in its Center for High Performance Computing that was made available to the campus research community earlier this year.
Scality has introduced its new object-based approach to storage, RING Organic Storage. RING is composed of a number of nodes that are typically off-the-shelf generic x86 servers with direct attached storage. The RING software links the nodes together.
BridgeSTOR has launched two new additions to its family of application optimized storage (AOS) products: the BridgeSTOR AOS High Density DPM Storage Appliance (for Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager) and the AOS High Density Network Storage Appliance.
Gridstore has debuted a new version of its network attached storage grid system, NASg 2.0.
UK-based Sheffield Hallam University has implemented a new storage area network (SAN) using technology from a company recently acquired by Dell.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the UC San Diego has installed a 10,368-core AMD-based cluster that uses flash storage in place of traditional disk drives. Named Trestles, the new system is expected to serve members of TeraGrid, a distributed "cyberinfrastructure" for open scientific research, through 2013.
One university hospital has mandated the use of removable media from IronKey for staff and consultants who carry patient data with them. Based in California, IronKey sells encrypted USB drives that can be managed remotely by IT administrators through a Web-based application. If a device goes missing, IT can remotely disable it and wipe the data.
Mobile software company Pocket Watch has released its cloud storage management application, ActiveCloud 1.0, for iOS.