March 09, 2006

Digital Globe upgrades facilities to keep up with demand

A report from TechWorld explains the lengths that DigitalGlobe is going to in order to keep up with the demand from Googl eEarth and other apps. This from the report... The upgrades have quadrupled productivity, according to Luc Trudel, director of IT operations at DigitalGlobe in Longmont, Colo. The company also rolled out Gigabit Ethernet ports throughout its LAN and plans to install 10Gbit/sec. Ethernet connectivity later this year in other parts of its infrastructure. "Once our second satellite is launched, data volume will increase fivefold, and the eventual launch of a third satellite will further increase data volume," Trudel said - See


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