The News Review:
- Q4 2005 Public Storage Earnings Conference Call – Final.
- NetApp Introduces Tape-Emulating Disk Storage
- Priced to Go: 300 Cars. Need Work.
- … port into key new role; Wood from Brazil and Chile packs…
- Maxwell Technologies’ Ultracapacitor Product Family Strategy…
Q4 2005 Public Storage Earnings Conference Call – Final.
Free with registration – Fair Disclosure Wire – AccessMyLibrary.com – Feb 7, 2006
We expect that this trend will continue into 2006 as energy prices remain high. Our repair and maintenance expense was essentially flat for the quarter compared to last year. We expect to see a moderate increase in both maintenance capital expenditures as well as repairs and maintenance expenditures in 2006. Net operating income increased.
NetApp Introduces Tape-Emulating Disk Storage
InformationWeek – Feb 7, 2006
Such data encryption capabilities are a hot topic given the wave of customer data breaches over the past several months including a number involving lost data tapes that have exposed unencrypted personal information. “Wide scale encryption of stored data in the enterprise is a new phenomenon” says Jay Kidd senior VP and general manager of NetApp’s emerging products group. Companies also have become increasingly jittery about the error-prone nature of tape backup in an era when access to and reliability of backup storage has taken on added importance due to regulations such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Gramm-Leach-Bliley and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability acts says Kidd. Worries that faulty backup processes could make backed up data vulnerable has them scrambling to plug holes in their storage and data protection strategies. “The whole process is filled with angst and concern” Kidd says. Despite such altruistic goals NetApp has a more pressing reason to come out with a virtual tape library product now: hanging on to customers. “This is a very natural move for them” says Bob Abraham analyst with storage research firm Freeman Reports.
Priced to Go: 300 Cars. Need Work.
New York Times – Feb 7, 2006
Gonzalez whose company has several acres of storage space and does salvage as well as towing. “If we can just have the whole volume we can keep the pace up and help the city. Despite the challenges involved in finding many owners the city is also moving to impose stiff fines on people who desert their cars: $500 plus a storage fee of perhaps $35 a day Chief Mauldin said. At the Conch Republic Cigar Factory on Greene Street near the heart of Key West’s tourist district Linda Willoughby was still fuming about the minivan from New Jersey that took up a prime parking spot outside the shop for three months. Constant calls to the city proved fruitless she said so last month the shop paid $450 to have the minivan towed. “I’m mad at the people from New Jersey for leaving their trash on our doorstep” said Ms. Willoughby the store’s manager.
… port into key new role; Wood from Brazil and Chile packs…
Free with registration – Sarasota Herald-Tribune – AccessMyLibrary.com – Feb 7, 2006
The plywood in just one of those warehouses would be enough to build 2740 three-bedroom homes. Without much fanfare the port has become the largest importer of plywood and wood fencing in the Southeast. The 600000 tons now moving through the operation near the Manatee-Hillsborough county line each year is expected to keep stacking up for the foreseeable future. New buildings are being rushed to completion just to house all the additional product. The roots of the phenomenon lie in Southwest Florida’s housing explosion which has pushed demand to astronomical levels. Add to that back-to-back hurricane seasons that saw residents stripping every sheet of plywood out of their neighborhood Home Depots and.
Maxwell Technologies’ Ultracapacitor Product Family Strategy…
Free with registration – PR Newswire – AccessMyLibrary.com – Feb 7, 2006
announced today that it will introduce more than 30 new BOOSTCAP(R) ultracapacitor products over the next several months as part of a unique product family strategy featuring new “Power” and “Energy” product types to better meet the diverse requirements of the automotive transportation industrial and consumer electronics markets. Richard Balanson Maxwell’s president and chief executive officer said that the company is moving aggressively to extend its global leadership as a provider of innovative high-performance low-cost energy storage and power delivery solutions. “The worldwide ultracapacitor market is real and we continue to strengthen Maxwell’s capabilities and global reach to serve that market” Balanson said. “This means new and more technologically advanced products stronger internal and external production and distribution capabilities.