Storage can be a headache for any organisation that relies heavily on IT. But Jake Carroll, the senior IT manager (research) at the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI), doesn’t just have to contend with the typical storage needs for a 500-person organisation.
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Local governments and residents have until tonight to nominate their communities for consideration in Google's plan to build "ultra-high-speed" fiber networks in some places in the U.S.
EMC executives believe that Fibre Channel storage could be a thing of the past in just a few years as organisations increase adoption of flash memory for I/O-intensive applications, while storing less-frequently used data on inexpensive SATA drives.
IDC's quarterly data storage sales report shows that quarterly revenue for worldwide storage systems was down 5.9% in the last quarter of 2008 compared to a year earlier. But the capacity shipped increased by 27.3% year-over-year to a total of 2.46 petabytes.
In New Zealand, iSCSI, the emerging IP-based standard that runs over Ethernet, is gaining momentum as the technology of choice for storage-area networks (SANs). However, the predominant Fibre Channel SAN medium is well-entrenched in the user base and is still being implemented for new SANs.
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