In this interview with Campus Technology, Amazon Web Services General Manager Steve Halliwell reveals two new AWS services that will have an impact on education, explains why long-term data storage is becoming a challenge for researchers and shares his thoughts about the importance of "democratizing" infrastructure for students to transform education.
Texas Wesleyan University recently moved its backup and disaster recovery processes onto a new storage appliance and gained a reduction in recovery time service level agreements from days to hours.
EMC has released its EMC XtremIO all-flash array, which is designed to provide reliable performance for applications such as VDI, virtual servers, massively consolidated databases and development and test environments.
Seagate Technology has launched a 2.3 petabyte storage system of hard drives connected over Ethernet.
Storage manufacturer Akitio has shipped a fully bus-powered, external 512 GB solid state Thunderbolt storage system.
Tintri, a producer of virtualization and cloud storage products, has launched its next generation of products, the Tintri VMstore T600 series, which supports twice as many virtual machines per system than its predecessors.
The University of Virginia has adopted a new storage service for use by faculty, staff, and degree-seeking students.
Crossbar, a University of Michigan (U-M) startup, has developed a working prototype of an advanced data storage technology that offers up to 1 TB of storage on a chip that performs 20 times faster, uses 20 times less power, and has 10 times the endurance of today's best-in-class flash memory.
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.