The Impact of Change on Storage Logistics Jim O'Reilly 7/26/2016 (1) comment SATA drives in the secondary storage are in many ways the last hurrah for HDDs, and while cheaper SSDs are becoming much more reliable, their increasing capacity drastically reduces the drive count in a storage array.
Electronics Recycling Systems Not Meeting Expectations Carole Mars 7/14/2016 Post a comment The logistics of moving used devices through to their final disposition constitutes one of the single largest costs related to managing used electronics, as low commodity values for materials recovered do not cover the costs of responsible treatment.
“In Transit Visibility” Is Here – Mitigating the Hazards and Risks of Shipping Jim Hayden 7/13/2016 (1) comment The expanded Panama Canal is a highly visible advancement in supply chain infrastructure, but less visible technology such as sensors and machine learning apps are providing “in-transit visibility” of goods such as electronic products by reducing theft or damage, and knowing the condition and location of shipments with real-time information.
Automotive Memory: Still a Niche Market? Gary Hilson 7/12/2016 Post a comment Micron’s latest SLC NAND is aimed at embedded application uses including connected cars, but although automotive is sexy, as a memory segment it’s never going to be that large: it comes down to the volume of vehicles built every year.
Putting IoT into production Ariella Brown 7/11/2016 Post a comment IoT’s boost to productivity at Fujitsu pulls together all the pieces of the production puzzle to improve the whole, which is greater than the sum of its parts.
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