16th > June > 2007 Archive

100Gbps Internet2 link spans US

A 100Gbps link between the east and west coasts of the US has been established for the first time by the Internet2 project. The network is already providing high-speed networking resources for the US research and academic community.
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Voltaire saves glaciers with 20Gb/s Infiniband switch

Infiniband specialist Voltaire is playing the green card to hawk its new 20Gb/s director-class switch for high-performance grid computing.
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Ambitious Evergrid to conquer VMware, Oracle and whatever else

Evergrid has become awfully ambitious since we checked in with the start-up at the end of last year.
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UK invades California in cyber MMORPG wargame

All next week a worldwide virtual war is being fought. Soldiers, warships, jets, and unmanned drones from the US, UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand are combining in cyberspace to form "Task Force BISON," which will join NATO's "Task Force ATLANTICA" to mount massive amphibious landings in a conflict-stricken West African warzone.
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Fancy a jet-powered Sinclair C5?

It appears that jet-powered novely vehicles are bit like number 8 buses - you wait ages for one and loads come at once.