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

About Rich
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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