JASMIN to be twice as capable after upgrade

09 April 2018

While conventional computers take months or weeks to crunch massive environmental science data sets, JASMIN’s 1,700 registered users will be able to get results in just days or hours.

While conventional computers take months or weeks to crunch massive environmental science data sets, JASMIN’s 1,700 registered users will be able to get results in just days or hours.

The UK’s leading environmental science supercomputer is being upgraded to offer double the storage capacity.

JASMIN gives the European climate and Earth-system science communities the ability to access very large sets of environmental data, which are typically too big for them to download to their own computers.

Its 1,700 registered users can then process these data sets very quickly which reduces the time it takes to test new ideas and get results from months or weeks to days or hours.

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Industry veterans back platform promised to be market ‘disruptor’

07 March 2018

StorONE’s storage system use algorithms and software rather than hardware. Those behind the company claim this makes the problems of high capacity and high performance “yesterday’s concerns”.

StorONE’s storage system use algorithms and software rather than hardware. Those behind the company claim this makes the problems of high capacity and high performance “yesterday’s concerns”.

A new company that has promised to disrupt the storage market has announced a formidable line-up of industry veterans to guide and accelerate its growth.

StorONE recently launched its TRU (Total Resource Utilization) platform after six years of “deep technical development” and more than 50 patents.

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ITV archives digital content with Spectra Logic storage systems

07 March 2018

ITV is using storage systems from Spectra Logic to protect and preserve its digital assets over the long-term. 

As the UK’s largest commercial television network, ITV produces massive amounts of digital content that needs to be stored for up to 30 years.

It anticipates reaching volumes of up to 20PB over time, with an estimated increase of about 2PB each year.

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UK enterprise IP traffic will reach 1.5EB per month

07 March 2018

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Driven by surging cloud applications, Cisco forecasts that global data centre traffic will reach 19.5ZB per year by 2021, up from 6.0ZB per year in 2016.

In the seventh edition of its annual Global Cloud Index (GCI) released in early February, the company predicts that over the next three years, 94 per cent of workloads and compute instances will be processed by cloud data centres while six per cent will be processed by traditional ones.

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