NCAR Selects Sun for Climate Data

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and Sun Microsystems today announced the arrival of AMSTAR, a new digital storage library that will preserve and protect valuable scientific data for the next 15 to 20 years. The new system, designed by Sun Microsystems and based on the Sun StorageTek SL8500 Modular Library, will give NCAR five times its current storage capacity, enabling it to generate increasingly sophisticated computer studies of Earth’s climate. 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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