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Mohawk Valley, NY to become the new Silicon Valley in fab fab deal

A deal between SUNY Poly (State University New York), the state of New York, GE and Austrian sensor and analog IC company AMS will see an East Coast US chip fab built to research and make nano-scale devices. AMS is putting an initial $2bn into their venture, which the state will top up with $200m. GE will stump up $200m and …
Simon Rockman, 24 Aug 2015
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HDS swaps out AMS for HUS file-block-and-object stuffed box

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has replaced its mid-range AMS storage array with the Hitachi Unified Storage (HUS) array that stores block, file and object data in one box. It is managed by the Hitachi Command Suite which is now a single software management facility for all HDS products. HDS claims "HUS stores multiple data types …
Chris Mellor, 24 Apr 2012
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HDS to launch unified storage systems

Hitachi Data Systems is replacing its mid-range AMS storage arrays with a new HDS Unified Storage (HUS) array. We know this not because of any type of release or announcement from HDS or Hitachi, but rather because Avnet Belgium has spilled the beans. Have a look at this Avnet Belgium website. The webpage text says: Hitachi …
Chris Mellor, 18 Apr 2012
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Hitachi goes XYZ over next-gen storage

Comment Two into one does go. Starting from its mid-range AMS array, Hitachi is developing a unified block and file storage platform using VSP microcode and storage function heads layered on top. This fills out the picture drawn in a previous HDS common storage platform story. There are four stages to this development, as shown on an …
Chris Mellor, 13 Jun 2011
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Amsterdam internet hub gets ready for 4G mobile VoIP

The Amsterdam Internet Exchange will soon offer Service Level Agreements (SLAs) across its infrastructure - providing the guaranteed bandwidth needed if IP is going to conquer the world. AMS-IX, as the public peering hub is known, already provides public peering between internet companies, but from 1 July the hub will be able …
Bill Ray, 9 Jun 2011
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Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer set to sniff out strangelets

The crews of space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station have completed the installation of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS, or AMS-02) – the $2bn piece of kit designed to "advance knowledge of the universe and lead to the understanding of the universe's origin by searching for antimatter, dark matter and …
Lester Haines, 19 May 2011
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Endeavour sneaks up on space station for elevenses

Space shuttle Endeavour is currently sneaking up on the ISS prior to docking at around 10:15 GMT, with NASA providing live coverage of the space mating here. Endeavour, as seen from the ISS earlier today. Pic: NASA TV On board the veteran vehicle are commander Mark Kelly; pilot Gregory H Johnson; mission specialists Michael …
Lester Haines, 18 May 2011
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Endeavour crawls to Kennedy launch pad

Space shuttle Endeavour this morning complete its leisurely 3.4-mile journey from Kennedy Space Center's Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Pad 39A, ahead of its scheduled STS-134 mission launch on 19 April. The Endeavour crew. Pic: NASA NASA has provided the traditional cheery photo of the Endeavour crew, which shows …
Lester Haines, 11 Mar 2011
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Boffins fail to detect Moon's strangeness

Scientists hoping to sniff out elusive "strange matter", apparently detected back in 1998 on a space shuttle mission, have failed to find corroborating evidence of strangeness from the lunar surface. According to New Scientist, the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS-01) aboard Discovery sniffed a "strangelet" - a "nucleus like …
Lester Haines, 2 Sep 2009

Plasma rocket in new test with Brit supermagnet fitted

A radical electrically-powered space rocket which has the potential to cut months or years off travel times to other planets has achieved a further successful test today. The new milestone for the Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR) was achieved with the aid of a crucial new component - a superconducting …
Lewis Page, 7 Jul 2009
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HDS adds thin provisioning to mid-range

Being miserly with disk space allocation is goodness these days, and all the array suppliers are offering thin provisioning, with applications getting disk capacity as needed instead of it being allocated up front and all at once. HDS has extended its version, Dynamic Provisioning, to its AMS 2000 mid-range storage products. …
Chris Mellor, 18 Jun 2009

Victoria & Albert overwhelms museum SAN

London's Victoria & Albert museum has overwhelmed its original SAN with digitised images of its collection and is moving to a new one with room to grow more than 50 times larger. The V&A has found that by becoming a museum without walls on the Internet, it has found there is a huge demand for on-screen access to its collection …
Chris Mellor, 18 Nov 2008

HDS sends in SAS to shoot up modular storage range

Hitachi Data Systems has refreshed its mid-range AMS modular storage line, adding a SAS backplane to boost internal bandwidth and turning the two controllers into an active:active pair. As noted here, the AMS (Adaptable Modular Storage) line has three models: entry-level AMS 200, mid-range AMS 300 and high-end AMS 1000. All …
Chris Mellor, 13 Oct 2008

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