• January 16, 2009 16 Jan'09

    The SPARC Enterprise T5440 server from Sun Microsystems and Fujitsu

    Sun Microsystems Inc.'s SPARC Enterprise T5440 server packs enough memory and CPU power to deliver up to four times higher performance per watt at about one-fifth of competitive servers, which is part of the reason our judges give it the Bronze ...  Continue Reading

  • January 16, 2009 16 Jan'09

    IBM z10 Business Class mainframe

    IBM's z10 Business class mainframe is 40% faster and offers 50% more capacity than its z9 predecessor, making it a "great big consolidation server," the SearchDataCenter.com product of the year award judges reported. A great Linux server at a ...  Continue Reading

  • January 16, 2009 16 Jan'09

    HP Integrity NonStop NB50000c BladeSystem

    Hewlett Packard Co.'s fault-tolerant Integrity NonStop NB50000c BladeSystem takes home the Gold for best server in 2008. HP has lowered the pricing bar for entry into fault-tolerance computing with the NB5000c, and analysts have commented that HP's ...  Continue Reading

  • January 16, 2009 16 Jan'09

    Scalent Virtual Operating Environment (V/OE) 3.0

    Virtual Operating Environment (V/OE), 3.0 from provisioning and automation software provider Scalent, takes the Silver in SearchDataCenter.com's 2008 products of the year awards. New features, such as the ability to provision Red Hat Enterprise ...  Continue Reading

  • January 16, 2009 16 Jan'09

    Splunk 3.3

    The winner of the 2008 data center systems management tools products of the year is Splunk version 3.3. Splunk provides indexing and search technology for IT infrastructures, making it possible to search and navigate data from any application, ...  Continue Reading

  • January 16, 2009 16 Jan'09

    Emerson Network Power Knurr Quick-Ship Racks

    IT server racks might not be on the top of your priority list, but getting the right design that encourages good airflow and makes it easy to install IT equipment can save you a lot of headaches. That's why Emerson Network Power Knurr Quick-Ship ...  Continue Reading

  • January 16, 2009 16 Jan'09

    Active Power PowerHouse

    Data center containers caught people's attention in a big way in 2008, particularly with Microsoft building containerized data centers in its Chicago and Iowa locations. But IT equipment isn't the only thing that can come in a standard shipping ...  Continue Reading

  • January 15, 2009 15 Jan'09

    Upsite Technologies' HotLok Blanking Panels

    With so much focus on data center energy efficiency today, it is of utmost importance to make the cool air work for you, which is why Upsite Technologies' HotLok Blanking Panels is SearchDataCenter.com's infrastructure product of the year. The ...  Continue Reading

  • January 15, 2009 15 Jan'09

    Data center host credits virtualization for power surplus

    Data center host 365 Main has excess power capacity because of its virtualization efforts and an incentive program through Pacific Gas and Electric.  Continue Reading

  • January 14, 2009 14 Jan'09

    Linux Library: Unix and Linux system automation basics

    Automating standard system administration on Linux distributions or Unix nodes is worth the effort say authors Nate Campi and Kirk Bauer. It can save time, provide consistency, and ensure expert configuration, regulatory compliance, and reliability...  Continue Reading