Storage


BitTorrent Sync Takes on Dropbox, Google Drive with Free, Unlimited File Sync Without the Cloud

BitTorrent is going head to head against cloud file synchronization services like Dropbox and Google with the launch of Sync, a new, free tool designed to synchronize files across computers securely and without storage constraints. The twist: It's not cloud-based.

Cal State University, Northridge Adopts Cloud-Based Backup

California State University, Northridge, has switched its offsite data backup protection from a tape- and disk-based system to a cloud-based system.

Storage, Conferencing Drive Campuses to the Cloud

Cloud computing in colleges and universities is growing and is expected to consume up to a third of the IT budget within the next four years.

University of Nottingham Upgrades HPC Center

The University of Nottingham in England has upgraded its high performance computing center with a 240-terabyte parallel storage system to assist researchers in the computer science, pharmacy, and engineering departments.

SoftNAS Offers Cloud Storage Management

Storage start-up SoftNAS has released a new beta version of its virtual appliance for managing an organization's storage capacity.

Kingston Debuts 1 TB External Flash Drive

At the 2013 International CES event in Las Vegas, Kingston Digital unveiled a new line of USB 3.0 flash drives with capacities up to 1 terabyte, the largest to date.

Carbonite Online Backup Adds New Features for Higher Education

Carbonite, a provider of online backup solutions, has added new features geared towards higher education institutions.

The Data-Storage Crisis

With the amount of data predicted to grow 800 percent by 2016, higher ed faces a desperate race to develop strategies to store and manage the tidal wave of information.

Size Matters: How Consortia Get Better Cloud Deals

For cloud implementations, consortia can do much of the heavy lifting when it comes to due diligence and contract negotiations--and they can save schools a lot of money.

NetApp Launches Midrange Data Storage and Management Platforms

NetApp has launched the new FAS3200 series midrange storage systems. The company designed them with the education market in mind, to help consolidate operations onto a shared storage platform.