HGST Hard Drive Retail Kit and the Touro™ Mobile Pro External Storage
Solution Now Feature the New Travelstar™ Hard Drive for High Speed and
International Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2013), Las Vegas, January 7,
2013 - HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies and now a Western
Digital company, NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that it's shipping the
industry's first 1TB, 9.5mm, 2.5-inch, 7,200 RPM hard disk drive (HDD). The
new Travelstar HDD is available in the HGST Hard Drive Retail Kit as well as
in the award-winning Touro Mobile Pro USB 3.0 external storage solution for
simple add-on storage and backup.
HGST Hard Drive Retail Kit
The new Travelstar™ 1TB, 2.5-inch 7,200 RPM hard drive is ideally suited
for upgrading notebooks, game consoles, and other high-capacity,
high-performance personal storage products. This standard 9.5mm drive
Recent reports from the GAO indicate the US government is falling behind the
technology gap, effecting everything from nuclear weaponry preparedness to an
increase in medical errors that have pushed them to become the third leading
cause of US deaths. We have IT solutions to solve problems such as healthcare
IT interoperability, but for a variety of reasons, ranging from economic to
political, nothing is done.
Hardly a day goes by without some new revelation of an information technology
mess in the United States that seems like an endless round of the old radio
show joke contest... (more)
Many IT professionals aged 40+ or 50+ are without a job and the task of
finding a new one in IT is very difficult. There are a variety of opinions as
to why this should be.
Recently I participated in a popular discussion in the Linkedin Group "Israel
High Tech" about high-tech veterans and work. Here is a quick summery of the
arguments for and against.
The arguments for hiring veterans
The arguments for hiring veterans are that they have experience, Business
Knowledge and Technical skills (or at least many of them have these skills).
They will not quit their job for another job and... (more)
The title was interesting enough that I drove to Santa Clara to listen to a
panel discussion this last week. The companies present were: TransLattice,
MemSQL, Basho, and GenieDB. Out of the four companies present, only Basho
(product Riak) was in the NoSQL category. The rest were in the NewSQL camp
(whatever that means). I must say I was quite disappointed with the
GenieDB gives distributed database dimension to MySQL. That is their market
and they offer that “globally distributed” functionality as a service.
MemSQL offers real-time analytics using the cloud deliver... (more)
Ever since I first published here my tentative list of Top 50 Bloggers on
Cloud Computing it became clear that an expansion would be needed before too
long. Thanks to community feedback via my Twitter account
(http://twitter.com/jg21) here goes - just three months before Cloud
Expo Silicon Valley (November 7-10) - with an expanded roster, listed as
before in alphabetical order since I am making no attempt at this stage to
rank the various blogs, merely to map - and celebrate - their existence.
Dustin Amrhein | "A View from the Clouds"
Dave Asprey | "Cloudy Words"
Ian Bergin | "Clou... (more)
Azure Cloud on Ulitzer
With deep pockets Microsoft is able to fight it out on multiple fronts. With
Azure, in the coming months, it will take on Salesforce.com as a formidable
cloud platform provider. It's no longer just software as service; it will be
framework as a service at the finishing line. Read up this article to get a
picture of what is brewing.
Here is Microsoft market place positioned to start any time soon:
Here is the opponent with a big repertoire: