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Internal cloud computing with free tools

SearchNetworking has an article about cheap, and even free, internal cloud computing. Check out the tools that are available. OpenFiler is recommended for storage allocation and consolidation: Freeware: The answer to internal cloud computing? If IT does not have the

Posted in Data Storage, Virtualisation

Coping with SAN Storage Frustration caused by Server Virtualization

Coping with SAN Storage Frustration Caused by Server Virtualization Server virtualization is clearly one of the breakout technologies in the first decade of the 21st century. The results are both operationally and economically compelling, however, they are not without their

Posted in Data Storage, Virtualisation

iXsystems unveils new line of ‘Earth’ series servers

iXsystems has unveiled the iX-Green Neutron, a new line in the ‘Earth’ series of environmentally friendly servers. The announcement is made at OpenSource World, Next Generation Data Center, and CloudWorld 2009 events. iXsystems customers asked for an ultra-efficient green solution

Posted in Data Storage

Accelerating Secure Storage on FreeBSD

Intel has put together a whitepaper on Secure Storage and FreeBSD It goes without saying that Information Security is extremely important in today’s connected world. Protecting the vast quantities of digital information stored by companies is critical to maintaining business

Posted in Data Storage

9 Data Storage companies to watch

Building a data storage start-up in this economy is quite a challenge, but there is room for innovation in an industry suffering from inefficiency and massive growth in data volumes. has put a list together of nine data storage

Posted in Data Storage, NAS


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