Sun’s petabyte datacentre in a box makes Aussie debut

In a bid to tackle the array of data storage issues facing today’s IT industry, Sun Microsystems has unveiled a prototype of an eco-friendly, mobile virtualised datacentre in Sydney Harbour this week. Dubbed “Project Blackbox”, each datacentre packs more than three petabytes of storage in a 20-foot shipping container. Sun’s new offering is expected to allow customers to quickly and easily add datacentre capacity that can be moved as their circumstances change. Full Story

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FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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