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Big Data Innovation Hub to Help Organisations Extract Insight and Value from Data

At the beginning of the month the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s Hartree Centre launched its new Big Data Innovation Hub. Available to small businesses, the Hub makes a wealth of big data and analytics technology available. It has the potential to be a fantastic facility enabling business to identify value in their data using […]

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SC14: Storage, Petaflop Power and a New Tyan Server

I’m attending the SC14 show in New Orleans at the moment, along with my colleagues Georgina Ellis, Andrew Dean and our Technical Director, Arif Ali. We’re almost done and have just a few days to go after an amazing week of partner meetings, new technology demonstrates and walking the very, very busy exhibition space. A […]

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OCF Red Hat OpenStack User Group

OCF supported by Red Hat are pleased to be launching the OCF Red Hat OpenStack User Group at MEW. This exclusive launch event will outline the aims of the group and include a Red Hat speaker followed by a discussion forum and networking opportunity. The event is suitable for users of OpenStack as well as […]

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Storage in 2015 – what’s hot

Storage file systems will be an important area in 2015 – to help manage increasingly more complex storage environments. The open-source file system Lustre, along with IBM’s General Parallel File System (GPFS) will continue to make good ground increasing deployments in the enterprise and the HPC industry. Intel’s acquisition of WhamCloud last year, which is […]

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Information Lifecycle Management will save you money

Get it right and Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) will ensure the intelligent movement of data between grades of storage based on a number of factors including age, type and size of data; and access requirement. In doing so, ILM reduces storage infrastructure costs, ensures fast access to data and increases staff productivity. Think of it […]

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