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Alveo U25 SmartNIC turnkey solution for the Cloud
Published in Cloud


Xilinx solution to reduce cloud latency by 80 percent

The datacenter is exploding, and the number of global data center traffic will triple between 2016 and 2021. Datacenter to outside traffic doubled from two Exabytes in 2016 to four Exabytes in 2019, and by 2021 it is expected to grow to six Exabytes. Interestingly enough traffic within data centers is exploding, as it grew from five Exabytes in 2016 to 10 Exabytes in 2019, and by 2021 the expectations are that it will grow to 15 Exabytes.

Kryptonian technology could be way forward for storage
Published in News


Hard-drive needs a heart of glass

Microsoft boffins have worked out a way of storing an entire copy of Superman on a small sheet of special glass which looks remarkably like Kryptonian crystal tech

Lexar releases 1TB SD card
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 11 January 2019 11:40

Lexar releases 1TB SD card


15 years ago it was a GB

Lexar has just unveiled the first commercially available 1-terabyte SD card 15 years after it launched its break-through 1GB version.

Microsoft wants to use DNA storage
Published in News
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 11:35

Microsoft wants to use DNA storage


If you run out of storage you can just spit.

Boffins from Microsoft and the University of Washington are planning to encode cloud data onto synthetic DNA molecules.

Samsung caught using different storage chips on Galaxy S8/S8+
Published in Mobiles


UFS 2.1 storage quietly removed from spec

After Huawei has been caught using different RAM and storage chips on its flagship smartphones, it appears that the time has come for Samsung's latest Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, which have been spotted with both UFS 2.0 and UFS 2.1 storage chips.

Netgear gives users 130TB of storage
Published in News
Friday, 06 January 2017 21:39

Netgear gives users 130TB of storage


A lot of VR content to be stored

Netgear is equipping users for next generation storage demands.  Faster than ever before, and providing users with the with five levels of unrivaled data protection, 10 Gigabit copper Ethernet (10GbE) network interface on selected models, and expandable storage capacity.

Amazon offers unlimited cloud storage for £50 a year
Published in News


If you are in the UK

Amazon has just issues a new Unlimited Storage plan launches in the UK for a flat fee of £55 per year.

Intel describes Kaby Lake as a "2017 Platform"
Published in PC Hardware


Early 2017 launch

A lot of people have said that  Intel’s third generation 14nm CPU might launch in early 2017 and even Intel calls the Kaby Lake a 2017 platform, in typically elliptic Chipzilla talk.

Sony re-incarnates cassette tapes
Published in News
Monday, 08 February 2016 13:52

Sony re-incarnates cassette tapes


Not as you remember them

The inventor of the walkman, Sony is having another crack at flogging the cassette tape, allthough it is not quite as you remember it.

Microsoft lets you keep 15GB free storage
Published in News
Monday, 14 December 2015 12:19

Microsoft lets you keep 15GB free storage


One click away on One Drive

Microsoft made a terrible PR decision to roll back the free storage space from original 15GB to 5GB and has "sort of"changed its  mind and told users there is a way to keep the free space.