High Performance Computing Storage Supports 2 Petabyte File System

Black Sky, a high-performance computing (HPC) company, has introduced a new storage system that, in its most generous configuration, supports 180 TB of storage in a 4U chassis.

Nutanix Complete Cluster Combines Server and Storage Infrastructure

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 Boosts Backup Cloud 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.

U Utah Adds HP-Based HPC Servers and Storage

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 Intros Object Based RING Organic Storage

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 Launches iSCSI/NAS and DPM Storage Appliances

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 Refreshes NASg Grid Storage System

Gridstore has debuted a new version of its network attached storage grid system, NASg 2.0.

British University Shifts to Fluid Data SAN

UK-based Sheffield Hallam University has implemented a new storage area network (SAN) using technology from a company recently acquired by Dell.

Supercomputer Center Installs Flash-Powered Cluster

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.

UK University Hospital Manages Portable Data with Encrypted Drives

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.