14 March 2017
Two UK secondary schools are reportedly planning to trial body-worn cameras to help deal with unruly behaviour.
But technology experts are warning this may lead to data storage problems.
Tom Ellis, principal lecturer at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth, said classroom teachers at the two schools are being given the option of using the cameras to film “when necessary”.
The schools have not been named. Body-worn cameras have already been in use at schools in the US since 2015.Find out more
14 June 2016
The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) is using Nexsan’s unified solutions to store more than 6.4PB of research data that confirm a major prediction of Einstein’s general theory of relativity.
LIGO was developed by Caltech in collaboration with MIT. It consists of two widely separated interferometers – one in Hanford, Washington and the other in Livingston, Louisiana.
They are operated in unison to detect the presence of ripples in spacetime, or gravitational waves, that were first predicted by Einstein as part of his general theory of relativity in 1915.Find out more
07 June 2016
Lenovo claims its new object storage appliances will disrupt the $87 billion data centre technology market.
The company will use Cloudian HyperStore as the object storage software for its new StorSelect DX8200C appliance. It claims the device will deliver HyperStore’s full S3 compatibility, unlimited scalability, multi-tenancy and data policy management in an easy to deploy and support appliance.Find out more
14 January 2016
There has been accelerated growth of hyperconverged infrastructure and software-defined storage in data centres, according to research conducted by ActualTech Media in partnership with Atlantis Computing.
Its survey of 1,267 data centre leaders reveals that while 75 per cent of organisations currently use disk-based storage, only 44 per cent have it as part of their future infrastructure plans.Find out more