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End User Council at Storage Networking World

Storage Networking World (SNW) Spring 2006 is covering a lot of new ground. One area of discussion is going to be interoperability and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) End User Council (EUC) will attempt to explain the issues surrounding interoperability.

Amazon Selling Simple Storage Service

The online retailer has added a new service for users: a low-cost virtual closet where people can put in and take out their data online, and pay for just what they store and transfer.

Backups, On-line Storage, and Stupidity

We’re living in interesting times. With today’s release of Amazon.com’s S3 on-line storage service, we’re one step closer to the cheap on-line storage that so many don’t believe will be useful.

Hitachi Teams With Ingram

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) leapt into their first foray of the small-business channel business in a global distribution deal with Ingram Micro Inc. The distribution deal will cover small business units with fewer than 200 users and four to 20 servers.

Samsungs New Mobile Phone Storage: Cornice

Longmont, Colorado-based Cornice Inc. announced in January a new deal inked with Samsung for their 3 gigabyte Storage Element (SE) in the production of Samsung’s SGH-i300 embedded music smartphone.

Double Digit Growth in Storage Software

IDG announced in a statement on Monday the worldwide storage software market grew 10% over the year to $2.1 billion dollars in the third quarter of 2005, marking eight consecutive quarters of double-digit growth.

Jeremy Zawodny: The Simple Things

Sometimes the simple things amaze me (or amuse me) most. Here are a few I’ve come across on this trip …

Oracle Innobase Purchase Impacts MySQL
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As reported in several sources Oracle has acquired Innobase Oy for an undisclosed sum of money.

On-Demand Storage At MCI

MCI launched a new service last week aimed at enterprise customers in the form of storage on-demand. The new service, called Utility Storage Service, is designed for enterprise customers who need flexibility in their utility storage.

EMC Raps Storage Arrays With DMX-3

The company announced its largest and fastest storage solution on Monday, the Symmetrix DMX-3.

Gmail Adds Additional Language Support
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With the popularity of Google’s email service continuing to grow, the search engine has continued to tweak Gmail’s abilities in order to the growing number of international users who’ve shown interest in using the service.

Seagate Turns Storage On Its Side

The hard drive company’s perpendicular technology offers 160 GB of storage, which will make laptops even more attractive to buyers.

Seagate Gives Laptops Big Storage Increase

Consumers who have been favoring notebook computers over desktop machines now have more reason to choose a laptop.

Iomega Patent Offers Serious DVD Storage

Iomega Corp. announced yesterday that is has received a patent for a nanotechnology storage method that will allow up to 100 times the capacity on DVDs.

TDK Stacks Up 100GB Blu-ray Storage

A prototype of the new DVD arrived in Tokyo yesterday, and it doubles the first generation Blu-ray capacity of 50GB.

GE Commercial Finance Sells Storage USA

General Electric’s financial services unit, GE Commercial Finance is selling Storage USA for $2.3 billion in cash.

Storage Firm Loses Time Warner Data

A data storage firm has lost a group of important computer back-up tapes that belong to Time Warner.

IBM and Network Appliance Announce Storage Relationship

IBM and Network Appliance announced a strategic storage relationship to drive information on demand solutions and to expand IBM’s portfolio of storage solutions…

Gmail Capacities Continue To Increase

Last Friday, Google revealed their intentions to increase the storage capacity of Gmail accounts, moving them past the 1-gigabyte mark.

Google Doubles Gmail Storage Capacity, Adds Features
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As Google celebrated the 1 year birthday of Gmail, it announced that it was doubling the storage capacity for accounts to 2 gigabytes.

Gmail Has A Present For Members

Today marks the 1-year birthday for one of the most talked about web-based email services ever developed, Google’s Gmail.