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Agnes Lamont

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October 27, 2009, Houston, Texas, USA - Texas Memory Systems, maker of the World's Fastest Storage®, today announced that its RamSan-620 Flash Solid State Disk (SSD) has submitted a record setting SPC-1 Result.  The RamSan-620 produced 254,994.21 SPC-1 IOPS with Average Response Time of 0.72 milliseconds all from a 2U rack-mount chassis.  The RamSan-620 delivers its performance at a cost of only $1.13 per SPC-1 IOPS.  That SPC-1 Price-Performance is better than any competing RAID solution or Flash solution.   “Texas Memory Systems is to be congratulated for producing an SPC-1 Result that demonstrates excellent performance with outstanding response time,” said Walter E. Baker, administrator of the Storage Performance Council. “Their commitment to producing SPC benchmark results to demonstrate performance and price-performance, provides end-users with a clear, una... (more)

Extenua Cloud2Drive Software Stories Enterprise Data in the Cloud

Extenua Inc., a pioneering developer of enterprise software that simplifies and secures the use of cloud technologies, announced the general availability of Cloud2Drive. Extenua's Cloud2Drive enables enterprises of any size to securely store data in the cloud and access it without interruption. Enterprises can reduce costs and improve service levels for local, remote and mobile users by deploying Cloud2Drive. The software is based on patent-pending technology that can aggregate data from multiple cloud providers, increase availability, accessibility and sharing, both offline and ... (more)

Applying Cloud Computing Principles to Marketing

When it comes to marketing you could say that my head is in the cloud. Mind you, that only applies if you are in the IT industry and you know what a cloud is. In IT, cloud computing is basically infrastructure as a service. The servers, switches, storage, applications, you name it, are somewhere else and you don't need to own them to use them. You may not even care where they are as long as you can use what you need, when you need it, and achieve a lower TCO. Of course, cloud computing has similarities to the early days of mainframe-based computing as well as the xSP and SaaS pr... (more)

3X Systems & Tushaus Partner to Deliver Private Cloud Computing Appliance

3X Systems, a provider of “private cloud” backup appliances, on Friday announced that Tushaus Computer Services, a Milwaukee-based provider of leading edge technology solutions, is offering managed backup and business continuance solutions that incorporate the 3X RBA (Remote Backup Appliance) into its DataVault offering. Through this solution provider partnership, Tushaus deploys, hosts, and manages 3X RBA systems for small to medium business customers in its cloud hosting centers in Milwaukee and Appleton, Wisconsin. Because each customer’s data is automatically and securely p... (more)

Texas Memory Systems’ Solid State Disk Certified

Texas Memory Systems, maker of the World's Fastest Storage®, today announced its RamSan-500 solid state disk system has been certified as interoperable with Microsoft's Windows Server 2008.  The RamSan-500 is an enterprise-class cached Flash storage system that delivers high performance, large capacity storage more economically than adding a similar capacity high-end hard disk-based RAID system. The RamSan-500 can deliver more than sixteen times the performance while using 50% less power. Solid state storage devices like the RamSan-500 are deployed in enterprise data centers to a... (more)