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Primeur weekly 2011-09-12

Exascale supercomputing

Stevens researchers pioneer novel technique to make plasmonic nanogap arrays

Desktop Grids

World Community Grid targets Leishmaniasis

The Cloud

Contrail introduces new PaaS service

IBM to power "smarter citizens" Cloud in China with System z

Chinese Government and Businesses continue to embrace IBM smarter computing

IBM broadens efforts to prepare small and medium businesses for growth

Platform Computing named best of VMworld finalist in "Private Cloud Computing" category

UC4 announces collaboration with Red Hat to enhance automated open source solutions for virtual and Cloud infrastructure

Aneka Platform for Grid and Cloud Computing finalist for Telstra Innovation Challenge

EuroFlash

AMD FirePro Professional Graphics certified for New OpenCL compliant 3D modelling application

CWI Database Architecture Group wins VLDB 2011 C&V best paper award

Mellanox provides high speed connectivity for UK-based Grid computing project

NVIDIA enables dramatic new video processing and I/O capability for Quadro and Tesla GPUs

USFlash

AMD ships first "Bulldozer" processors

Top scientists head for Australia to talk SKA

C-DAC announces first-of-its-kind industry relevant Global Certification Programme for HPC professionals

Magnetic fields keep Milky Way's central black hole hungry - for now

"Culturomics 2.0" forecasts human behaviour by supercomputing global news

Emerson Network Power launches first fanless embedded computer featuring second generation Intel processor

UC San Diego invention saving consumers trillions of watt hours and millions of dollars

3M and IBM to develop new types of adhesives to create 3D semiconductors

Strong growth continues in the worldwide disk storage systems market in the second quarter, according to IDC

Ongoing infrastructure investments carry storage software revenues to seventh consecutive quarter of growth in 2011, according to IDC

Special report highlights 'greatest hits' of scientific supercomputing

Oracle delivers Oracle Application Testing Suite 9.3, simplifies testing for Oracle's Siebel CRM

Strong growth continues in the worldwide disk storage systems market in the second quarter, according to IDC

2 Sep 2011 Framingham - Worldwide external disk storage systems factory revenues posted year-over-year growth of 12.2%, totaling just over $5.6 billion, in the second quarter of 2011 (2Q11), according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker. For the quarter, the total disk storage systems market grew to just shy of $7.5 billion in revenues, representing 10.2% growth from the prior year's second quarter. Total disk storage systems capacity shipped reached 5,353 petabytes, growing 46.7% year over year.

"External storage systems revenue increased solidly in the second quarter, with all the segments experiencing double-digit gains as end-user investment in new technology continued", stated Liz Conner, senior research analyst, Storage Systems. "New vendor offerings around virtualization, Big Data, and Cloud computing coupled with less restrictive IT budgets have contributed to this growth."

EMC maintained its lead in the external disk storage systems market with 28.7% revenue share in the second quarter, followed by IBM and NetApp tied for second with 13.7% and 12.8% market share respectively. HP ended the quarter in fourth position, with 11.0%. Hitachi and Dell finished in a tie for fifth with 8.1% and 7.9% market share respectively.

The total open networked disk storage market (NAS Combined with Open / iSCSI SAN) grew 15.0% year over year in the second quarter to $4.8 billion in revenues. EMC continues to maintain its leadership in the total open networked storage market with 31.9% revenue share, followed by NetApp with a 15.0% revenue share.

In the Open SAN market, which grew 14.3% year over year, EMC was the leading vendor with 25.7% revenue share, followed by IBM in second and HP in third with 16.4% and 13.4% share, respectively.

The NAS market grew 16.9% year over year, led by EMC with 47.2% revenue share and followed by NetApp with 30.7% share. The iSCSI SAN market continues to show strong growth, posting 21.0% revenue growth compared to the prior year's quarter. Dell led the market with 32.1% revenue share, followed by EMC in second with 17.7% and HP in third with 13.9% market share.
Source: IDC

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2011-09-12

Exascale supercomputing

Stevens researchers pioneer novel technique to make plasmonic nanogap arrays

Desktop Grids

World Community Grid targets Leishmaniasis

The Cloud

Contrail introduces new PaaS service

IBM to power "smarter citizens" Cloud in China with System z

Chinese Government and Businesses continue to embrace IBM smarter computing

IBM broadens efforts to prepare small and medium businesses for growth

Platform Computing named best of VMworld finalist in "Private Cloud Computing" category

UC4 announces collaboration with Red Hat to enhance automated open source solutions for virtual and Cloud infrastructure

Aneka Platform for Grid and Cloud Computing finalist for Telstra Innovation Challenge

EuroFlash

AMD FirePro Professional Graphics certified for New OpenCL compliant 3D modelling application

CWI Database Architecture Group wins VLDB 2011 C&V best paper award

Mellanox provides high speed connectivity for UK-based Grid computing project

NVIDIA enables dramatic new video processing and I/O capability for Quadro and Tesla GPUs

USFlash

AMD ships first "Bulldozer" processors

Top scientists head for Australia to talk SKA

C-DAC announces first-of-its-kind industry relevant Global Certification Programme for HPC professionals

Magnetic fields keep Milky Way's central black hole hungry - for now

"Culturomics 2.0" forecasts human behaviour by supercomputing global news

Emerson Network Power launches first fanless embedded computer featuring second generation Intel processor

UC San Diego invention saving consumers trillions of watt hours and millions of dollars

3M and IBM to develop new types of adhesives to create 3D semiconductors

Strong growth continues in the worldwide disk storage systems market in the second quarter, according to IDC

Ongoing infrastructure investments carry storage software revenues to seventh consecutive quarter of growth in 2011, according to IDC

Special report highlights 'greatest hits' of scientific supercomputing

Oracle delivers Oracle Application Testing Suite 9.3, simplifies testing for Oracle's Siebel CRM