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SMB Nation has been serving the Bainbridge Island area since 2001, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Intel’s Solid State Drive makes Computing “at the Speed of Thought” Possible

This morning at the Cloud Computing Expo held at Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City, Intel announced their new Solid-State Drive DC S3500 Series.

During the expo, Rob Crooke, Intel corporate vice president and general manager for the Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group, spoke about the technology behind this new SSD drive. “When you put the new SSD DC3500 Solid State Drives in the loop with Intel's, new Xeon Processors, Network Interface Cards, Motherboards and software, it makes computing everywhere, but especially in the cloud, run at the speed of thought itself,” Crooke said.

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The Sky’s the Limit

Watch this YouTube video interview at http://youtu.be/qH5N0SgkjBc and look for the hot air balloon video in the background. It is so beautiful. I love hot air ballooning. I’ve made many hot air balloon skydives. I can tell you jumping out of a hot air balloon is freaky; just ask my wife and son who went for a hot air balloon experience with me, except, I left them hanging, and jumped out.

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