Virtualization and private cloud
- September 11, 2008
Dell announced two new blade servers designed for virtualization and also announced support and services for Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, and VMware.
- May 05, 2008
Incremental data center energy-efficiency improvement will not meet increasing demand for power. IT pros need to get radical and move beyond raised floors and hot aisle/cold aisle.
- March 03, 2008
Windows Server 2008 has some features users should know about, from power management and Linux-like scripting features to roadblocks for Hyper-V.
- February 19, 2008
Got lots of Sun hardware? Sun xVM Ops Center may be just the systems management tool you need. But non-Sun shops needn't bother yet.
- January 16, 2008
IT managers say shoring up infrastructure -- with server virtualization, disaster recovery initiatives and data center construction -- is the central priority for 2008. Web 2.0 and green computing remain back-burner concerns.
- December 05, 2007
Virtualization and green IT aren't the only technologies influencing the data center, according to Gartner's recently released list of top 10 data center technologies.
- November 28, 2007
HP will sell Scalent Systems' Virtual Operating Environment software for its c-Class blade server platform to simplify blade provisioning, repurposing and failover.
- November 15, 2007
Sun announced that Dell will resell and support Solaris on its x86 servers. It also launched its xVM virtualization platform at Oracle's OpenWorld conference.
- November 12, 2007
HP deluged data center managers with new offerings for BladeSystem c-Class, virtualization management, and power and cooling infrastructure.
- November 05, 2007
In terms of latency and cost, InfiniBand now has a rival in 10 Gigabit Ethernet. Now 10 GbE is a viable option for some data centers.
- October 26, 2007
A recent HP-UX update allows users to dynamically add or subtract CPU, memory and I/O resources to nPar hardware partitions, but the technology still has its shortcomings.
- September 24, 2007
The new Sun/Microsoft partnership that allows Sun to sell its x64 servers with Windows installed and supported gets blessings from industry observers.
- September 12, 2007
Cisco announced today that can now load VMware ESX Server through its VFrame Data Center product. The target goal is eventually to control all resources in your data center.
- August 16, 2007
Performance management and capacity planning come with more risk in a virtual server environment. Vendors are rolling out new tools to deal with the problem.
- August 06, 2007
Blade servers have made serious gains in memory, integration capabilities and power efficiency. But licensing considerations, workload capacity and vendor lock-still limit the technology's appeal.