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IBM and Network Appliance announced a strategic storage relationship to drive information on demand solutions and to expand IBM’s portfolio of storage solutions…
As Google celebrated the 1 year birthday of Gmail, it announced that it was doubling the storage capacity for accounts to 2 gigabytes.
IBM announced a watershed moment in the storage industry, surpassing 1,000 customers who have simplified their infrastructure with IBM’s data virtualization software.
A recent announcement by Yahoo revealed they are in the process of increasing the amount of storage for members of their free email service to 1 gigabyte, which should be available by the end of April. The previous storage capacity allotted was 250 megabytes. The increased storage capacity provides four times the amount than before.
Although the initial hubbub over email storage capacities has died down, it appears as if it’s ready to start back up again. Apparently, Yahoo’s email service is preparing to offer another increase in member storage, bringing the fight for email subscribers back to the front.
If you have a computer for home use or for your business and don’t take comprehensive backup for full protection then you are in the danger-zone. Maybe you do not take any backup at all.
The ability to store data is one of the rudimentary functions of a computer. Numerous devices are used in order to keep copies of work and/or backups. When storage is mentioned, the standard internal hard drive is what usually comes to mind. As with most peripherals in the computer medium, storage costs are continuing to fall, making large amounts of storage space available at reasonable prices.
Storage Management Solutions Now Span Industry Leading Operating Systems; Maximizing Choice and Flexibility for Customers While Driving Down Costs.
Company Raises the Standard for Network Storage Infrastructure Software with New Version of IPStor Enterprise Edition.
A new initiative to define a storage interface tailored to the unique needs of handheld and portable consumer electronic devices is being led by Intel Corporation, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Marvell Semiconductor, Seagate Technology and Toshiba America Information Systems.
Members that signed up for Microsoft’s free version of Hotmail last Wednesday (7-21-04) were treated to an unexpected gift. Upon completion of their registration, some new members were rewarded with 2 gigabytes of storage, the upgraded amount reserved for paid members.
In a few weeks, users of MSN Hotmail will be offered 250MB of storage space. The upgrade will take place in early July, Microsoft announced today.
Gmail has another competitor, this one coming from Middle Earth. The Hobbits over at Planet-Tolkien.com have launched Shiremail, an email service that offers a 1 gigabyte storage amount for its members. Because they were not blessed with Google’s resources, Shiremail costs members 3.50 (pound sterling) a month.
Yesterday, May 18, 2004, saw the announcement of Lycos Europe offering its paid members 1 gigabyte worth of email storage, while Yahoo announced similar updates last week.
Although some believe it to be a test by Google, the terabyte worth of storage that was showing up on Gmail accounts is now gone. As reported earlier today, some Gmail members were seeing email storage amounts that equaled close to a terabyte of space. Gmail’s actual storage capabilities are 1 gigabyte. A terabyte is roughly equivalent to 1000 gigs.
Incorrectly claiming to be the first to offer this service, Lycos has announced that it will be offering 1 Gigabyte worth of storage to members of its email service. The service will cost around 3.49 Pounds a month, or $6.31 USD.
Monitoring Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 is important even for small environments. Automatically monitored, critical failures can often be avoided. But how to monitor a system without too much effort? The basic idea behind a successful monitoring and alerting system is to centralize all system events at a single monitoring station. Once the information is centralized, it can be used to build an alerting system or even carry out corrective actions.