Caltech and Partners Set Data-Transfer World Record

A team of physicists, computer scientists, and network engineers led by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech)--with partners from a number of other universities and science organizations--set new records for sustained data transfer among storage systems during the SuperComputing 2008 conference held in Austin, TX.

USC School of Business To Run Virtual Storage

The University of Southern California (USC) Marshall School of Business has purchased Xiotech's Emprise 7000 storage area network (SAN) to increase network performance and improve storage management in a virtualized IT environment as the school transitions to a virtual server infrastructure.

USB Device Nightmare Becomes Reality

One campus found that one in six USB devices was loaded with malware that could infect computers. What should your campus be doing?

USC Foundation Moves Holocaust Digital Archive to Sun Storage

The University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation Institute, working with Sun Microsystems, has completed the first stage of the living history project that has captured more than 100,000 hours of interviews of survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust.

Sun Unveils Family of Open Storage Appliances

Sun Microsystems has recently announced the availability of its new Unified Storage Systems, the Sun Storage 7000 family. Also know as Amber Road, the initial release includes three products: the Sun Storage 7110, 7210, and 7410.

Washington U Healthcare Researchers Turn to Virtual Storage

The Center for Clinical Imaging Research (CCIR) within Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University's School of Medicine in St. Louis is using BlueArc's Titan to provide back-end storage for a VMware virtual server environment serving the Center's bioimaging research. CCIR is using Titan as the backend for 60-plus VMware ESX virtual machines.

U Louisville Goes with GuardianEdge To Protect Sensitive Data

The University of Louisville has selected technology from GuardianEdge for hard disk encryption, smartphone protection and device control to safeguard data for the campus community. A motive for the deployment is the concern about potential data breaches.

Cisco Addresses Data Replication over IP with New WAAS Module

Cisco has recently announced a new version of the company's Wide-Area Application Services (WAAS) software, designed to enhance the performance of storage applications.

iStor Software Update Brings High Availability to iSCSI Storage

iStor Networks has recently released an update to its iSCSI software. The new 2.5 release adds high availability capabilities for iStor's iS512 family of iSCSI storage systems and is available as a free upgrade.

LaCie To Ship 6 TB Desktop RAID

LaCie has introduced a new four-bay RAID that supports capacities up to 6 TB. Designed for desktop storage, the new 4big Quadra array will be available in 2 TB, 4 TB, and 6 TB configurations with support for RAID 0 and RAID 5 configurations.

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