To assist preservation and archiving efforts, a new cloud offering allows academics to store data with multiple cloud providers via a single interface.
Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC) has virtualized its backup and recovery systems so personnel can now manage backups of its heterogeneous IT infrastructure through a unified interface.
San Diego State University Library has implemented storage hypervisor software to improve the performance and capacity of its virtual machine storage and enable automated bulk provisioning.
The Computer Science department at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT has deployed a new storage system to support its virtualized operating environment.
Cornell University Institute for Biotechnology and Life Science Technologies has implemented a new highly available and scalable storage software appliance to support the institute's data-intensive research projects.
Tegile Systems, has released its new Zebi hybrid storage arrays. They support both SAN and NAS environments and can deduplicate cached data and compress data on the fly.
The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi), part of the Open University (OU), is upgrading its storage infrastructure to support the growing needs of academic researchers at the institute.
California State University, Monterey Bay is expanding its use of virtualized storage to provide 24-hour access to academic and research data for students and faculty.
Storage company EMC is adding cloud computing and "big data" analytics as topics to its training and certification program, which will also be made available to the 700 institutions that are part of its Academic Alliance program.
With a few dozen high-end Mac digital media workstations serving about 1,000 students a year, Yale's Digital Media Center for the Arts has seen its share of data overload, not to mention storage catastrophes for students along the way. As part of an effort to overcome at least some of those challenges, the center consolidated storage in a centralized system, reducing the number of hard drives down to one while still delivering all the capacity those digital media students need.