Virtualization and private cloud
- October 06, 2009
U.S. IT shops have been harder hit by the economic crisis than those in other countries. While the U.S. leads slightly on server virtualization adoption, it lags on energy efficiency.
- October 02, 2009
Virtualization deployment has had a substantial impact on server purchases and memory provisioning this year, says a SearchDataCenter.com survey.
- September 25, 2009
The bloom may be off the rose for blades. Management and heat issues have cooled demand for blade servers, according to IT pros and a SearchDataCenter.com.
- June 10, 2009
Cisco Systems' Extend Memory technology is designed to boost memory capacity at lower cost and entice customers to its Unified Computing System (UCS).
- June 09, 2009
With a migration off the mainframe, a freight car company makes major power bill and software licensing cost reductions.
- April 21, 2009
In today's news in brief, Unisys launches Nehalem processor-based servers that support VMware's vSphere virtualization; Texas Memory Systems now ships 5 TB flash solid-state disks.
- April 17, 2009
Cisco's Unified Computing System includes virtualization-friendly features, but observers wonder whether UCS can set Cisco apart in an already crowded server market.
- April 06, 2009
Sun Logical Domains is one of the many virtualization technologies that IBM will have to rationalize if it buys Sun Microsystems.
- March 27, 2009
With the economic downturn, data centers face serious budget cuts. Recent survey data indicates they have turned to server virtualization to reduce server spending and power consumption as well as IT automation to address staff reductions.
- March 27, 2009
While many IT pros use virtualization to contain server sprawl and cut power costs, others prefer to add efficient hardware as needed.
- March 17, 2009
IT pros ponder the merits of Cisco Unified Computing System, which combines server, networking and storage workloads.
- February 17, 2009
Microsoft and Red Hat inked a pact to optimize their operating systems running as guests on each other's virtualization platforms.
- January 26, 2009
Rackable Systems new 12-volt mini-servers are designed to run divided workloads within the CloudRack system and serve as an alternative to virtualization.
- January 15, 2009
Data center host 365 Main has excess power capacity because of its virtualization efforts and an incentive program through Pacific Gas and Electric.
- December 02, 2008
Dell now offers data center services to extend a data center's lifespan by employing efficiency tactics such as virtualization, server hardware refreshes and hot-aisle/cold-aisle containment.