Cloud content management service provider Box inks new partnerships in an effort to broaden its reach to the K-20 education market.
Sony and Panasonic have signed a basic agreement to jointly develop a next-generation optical disc for professional use. The companies' goal is to develop an optical disc with a recording capacity of at least 300 GB by the end of 2015.
The University of Southern California has plans to implement a private cloud collaboration solution with a unified data storage appliance.
Indiana Wesleyan University has replaced its legacy tape-based backup system with a cloud-based storage solution for improved reliability and scalability.
Winthrop University in South Carolina has implemented a scalable optimized storage solution to eliminate application input/output performance bottlenecks.
The James B. Hunt Jr. Library at North Carolina State University's Centennial Campus will implement a scale-out network-attached storage solution for its private cloud, virtual desktop, and virtual server infrastructure.
Keene State College in New Hampshire has implemented a new disk-based backup system with data deduplication that has reduced backup times for the college's main file server by 95 percent, from 20 hours to 45 minutes.
Maryville University in St. Louis County, MO has consolidated its storage from multiple data centers and multiple campuses to a cloud-based service. The move saved the university approximately $125,000 in infrastructure costs and 20 to 30 hours per month in IT staff time.
Starboard Storage Systems has launched an updated version of the Starboard operating system, Starboard OS 3.2, as well as three new hybrid storage systems: Starboard AC2000, AC4000, and AC4500.
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.