Hitachi launches 10K RPM 1.2TB Hard Disk Drive

Hitachi Global Storage Technology, now a subsidiary of Western Digital has launched a 10K RPM 1.2TB Hard Disk Drive with the name Ultrastar C10K1200. This 2.5 inches hard drive will be available in a 1.2TB capacity with an SAS interface. Hitachi Ultrastar C10K1200 hard drive will be having a 64MB cache buffer and will have… More Hitachi launches 10K RPM 1.2TB Hard Disk Drive

VMware CEO to aim for 90 percent of Server Virtualization

VMware the leader in offering virtualization software is aiming to achieve 90 % of Server Virtualization workloads in coming days. During a VMware’s earnings call, VMware’s CEO Pat Gelsinger disclosed that his company estimates are now ranging in between 50% – 60% on virtual workload penetration. He added that his company’s vision will be to… More VMware CEO to aim for 90 percent of Server Virtualization

Intel SSD 525 Series offers speedy mSATA Storage for Ultrabooks

Intel has announced its SSD 525 series mSata solid state drives availability targeting ultrabook makers. The Santa Clara chip maker has officially announced the availability of its mSATA SSD range with a 6GBPS interface. Intel’s new SSDs have the dimensions of 3.7mm thickness, 50.8mm length and 28.5mm width. They weigh 10 grams in weight and… More Intel SSD 525 Series offers speedy mSATA Storage for Ultrabooks

H.265 video compression standard may replace H.264 codec in video surveillance field

High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), a successor to H.264 video compression standard is all set to take on the video surveillance industry in coming days. HEVC aka H.265 standard got the approval of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on Friday. As a result of it, video flow among the new generation smart phones, tablets and other… More H.265 video compression standard may replace H.264 codec in video surveillance field

World’s first 1.8 Gigapixel highest resolution surveillance camera gets into action

Argus IS, the world’s first highest resolution surveillance camera with 1.8 Gigapixel resolutions was put into service on a drone by Darpa a few months ago. Now, recently Darpa has released a video of their Argus IS Surveillance platform in action and it shows the camera offering surveillance activity from above 18,000 feet or around… More World’s first 1.8 Gigapixel highest resolution surveillance camera gets into action

Plextor launches M5 Pro Xtreme SSD for business workloads

Plextor, a SSD and high performance digital storage developer has come up with the launch of M5 Pro Xtreme Solid State Drive. In order to include SSD range into IT budgets, Plextor M5 Pro Xtreme SSD is targeting business workloads, where reliable and longevity; along with high performance are much needed features. Plextor M5 Pro… More Plextor launches M5 Pro Xtreme SSD for business workloads

United States Sentencing Commission Server gets hacked

United States Sentencing Commission, a judicial branch of Federal Government of United States faced major embarrassment in this weekend, due to its domain server hack. Hackers identified as ‘Anonymous Hacktivist’ successfully hacked the server of US Sentencing commission and replaced the homepage of the official website with 1300 word text. This was an act of… More United States Sentencing Commission Server gets hacked

Cloud Storage and Storage as a Service to gain popularity in 2013

Cloud computing services in the form of cloud storage and Storage as a service will be gaining popularity in the year 2013. They are said to displace the traditional computing and storage methods by the end of this year and this was disclosed in Techtarget’s 2013 IT Priorities survey. The survey included 1700 IT professionals… More Cloud Storage and Storage as a Service to gain popularity in 2013

IP Storage Mega admits its Security flaws

Hong Kong Based IP Storage provider named MegaUpload, which was banned by US government, was re-launched early this week, as ‘Mega’.  The newly launched file storage and sharing service is now facing several criticisms from security researchers, who claimed that there was a flaw in Mega website architecture and its cryptographic feature. The website admitted… More IP Storage Mega admits its Security flaws