DAT320: Zombie Format Surfaces in Frankfurt

It’s official: The DAT format isn’t dead yet. It’s still shuffling around, attempting to find a place at the backup table. Trouble is, more capacious and sweeter smelling formats have taken all the seats. This past week, Tandberg Data was previewing the latest generation of the DAT digital data format at the SNW Europe 2009 […]

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New Wi-Fi Brand Emerges: Wi-Fi Direct

The Wi-Fi Alliance, an industry trade group for the promotion of all things Wi-Fi, announced recently that a branded version of new wireless peer–to–peer networking protocols are in the pipeline. Dubbed Wi-Fi Direct, “The Wi-Fi Alliance expects to begin certification for this new specification in mid-2010, and products which achieve the certification will be designated Wi-Fi […]

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Disk Discussions

Hey sports fans! Oh, er, wrong blog… Hello happy reader, This turn of the platter brings us to some recent announcements concerning disk drives from Toshiba, WD and others plus, an interesting statistic…

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Rise of the Clones, Pt. II

Hallo hoppy reader, Yesterday, Psystar Corp. announced an OEM Licensing program. They’ll begin certifying other manufacturer’s hardware to allow the licensing of Psystar’s “virtualization technology.” Psystar’s methodology, specifically engineered for Snow Leopard, allows for seamless operation of the Mac OS on generic Intel Hardware and would be offered on all Psystar–Certified machines.

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FC Me

Yo happy reader, Been up to my ears post–IDF but, a veritable plethora of storage–related announcements simply will not go away. So, let’s start whacking those storage moles by looking at FCoE, a new kid on the storage block.

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