Stories by Channelworld staff

  • Hitachi Data Systems intros modular storage enhancements

    Hitachi Data Systems introduced enhancements across hardware and software to its Adaptable Modular Storage 2000 family. "The Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage 2000 family has the capability to manage extremely complex tasks and enables a level of operational efficiencies not found in other modular storage products," said Mike Walkey, Senior Vice President of Global Channels, Hitachi Data Systems.

  • Research: WiMax revenues in APAC to surge to US$5.5 billion

    WiMAX, a new broadband wireless access technology, is expected to gather strong momentum in the Asia Pacific region with WiMAX services revenues estimated to grow from US$58 million in 2007 to $5.46 billion by 2012, according to the latest report by Springboard Research, an IT research company. This translates to a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 148 percent for the period.

  • Fujitsu launches mobile WiMax chipsets

    Fujitsu Microelectronics has announced a new mobile WiMAX chipset optimized for mobile WiMAX devices such as smart phones and PDAs. The chipset includes a baseband LSI, MB86K22; an RF LSI, MB86K52; and a power management LSI, MB39C316. These three devices are essential to produce a competitive WiMAX module. The chipset was designed to fit in the 12x12mm WiMAX module. The standby current - which has a direct impact on battery life - will not exceed 0.5mA, facilitating the development of more competitive mobile WiMAX terminals.

  • Study: 3Com leads in 'green' networking

    3Com has announced that the independent research firm In-Stat has found that 3Com's local area network (LAN) switches are up to 60 percent more energy-efficient, or 'green', than competitors' products. By deploying an industry-leading switching solution from 3Com, customers can save money -- and help the environment -- by using significantly less electricity to power their high-performance networks.