The UK-based air traffic control organization, National Air Traffic Services (NATS) recently announced they were making the leap to flash storage for their cloud-based infrastructure. The big idea is that by moving data to a flash-based storage array system they can increase flexibility, scalability and efficiency of operations. According to a representative over at NATS, the cloud infrastructure would improve collaboration within their organization, and reduce system failures all across the board. The thing is, they’re actually right. Not just that, but many companies are following suit. Why? Flash storage is both lightning fast and becoming increasingly affordable for both large and enterprise-level companies to adopt. [Read more…]
Apple has yet again upgraded its line of all-in-one iMacs, this time offering video-friendly 16:9 displays capable of displaying high definition video.
You can choose from either a 21.5-inch or 27-inch widescreen LED-backlit display, capable of at least a 1,920 x 1,080 resolution (up to 2,560 x 1,440), with up to a 3.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor or the new 2.8GHz Intel Core i5 — a first for Apple.