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.
NetApp has launched its new FAS2000 line of entry-level storage systems for midsize organizations.
San Joaquin Valley College, a career college in California with 10 campuses, has moved storage functions to a virtual storage system from EMC.
The University of California at Davis has adopted Druva inSync for its laptop backup requirements.
As part of its Education Donation Program, launched this month, NetApp will donate approximately 1,800 NetApp FAS3100 storage systems to education organizations throughout the United States.
A couple of computer scientists--one from Johns Hopkins University and the other at the University of Alabama at Birmingham--have looked to the science of waste management for guidance on what to do with unwanted or unused data from the digital world.
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 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 Networks is expanding cloud storage for organizations that subscribe to its local and cloud-based disaster recovery solution, known as Barracuda Backup Service.