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HP's New Servers Aim for the Middle

Business is booming for companies with between 100 and 999 employees, according to HP, and today's server, software and Linux announcements are designed just for those midsize businesses.

Akorri Looks for Keys to Virtual Efficiency

BalancePoint 2.0 expands support for virtualized storage, adds a Key Performance Indicator metric and offers its management tools as a virtual appliance.

IBM Sweetens Virtualization for SMBs

IBM is bringing its virtualization legacy to smaller companies. Its PowerVM Express software and new Series p servers are designed to help smaller businesses save money, time and power.

Vendors Offer Ways to Virtualize and Save

With Xsigo Technologies' promise to lower costs through I/O virtualization and Onaro's automated storage provisioning offering, the virtualization wave has clearly broken on the storage shore.

IBM Gives Small Businesses a Blade of Their Own

Big Blue says its BladeCenter S is small enough to sit on a desktop but powerful enough to handle all your server needs.

Akorri Aims to Manage Virtual Infrastructures

BalancePoint 1.5 is designed to offer visibility into applications, servers and storage for VMware customers.

Avocent Promises Better Management Through Service Processors

The company's new MergePoint 5224 and 5240 gateway appliances are designed to provide secure management of multiple servers in remote locations.

Virtually Speaking: Courting Small Businesses

VMware this week announced a virtualization infrastructure management suite aimed at small and mid-sized business users of VMware Server. But will it appeal to the hard-to-please SMB market?

VMware Looks to SMB Market

With the release of VirtualCenter for VMware Server, is the SMB space the technology's newest frontier?

Gateway Puts Some Servers Chips on AMD

The systems vendor features AMD Opteron dual-core processors in its new line of 1U, 2U and 3U servers aimed at small and mid-sized businesses.

IBM Targets SMBs With New Server Pricing

Looking to gain an edge on Dell servers running Windows, IBM Thursday announced a new i 520 Solution offering designed to offer integrated SAP business software, database and security on a single server.

HP Taps Tulsa Processor for ProLiant Line

Based on the just-released Xeon 7100 series dual-core processor (better known as Tulsa), HP's new ProLiant ML570 and DL580 servers promise improved application and virtualization performance.

PolyServe Looks to End 'SQL Server Sprawl'

The server and storage consolidation company today announced the PolyServe Database Utility for SQL Server, which is designed to lower management costs and increase availability for SQL Server deployments.

HP Refreshes Servers, Thin Clients

Six ProLiant servers get a chip ugrade, and a Geode-powered thin client hits the street.

Emic Becomes Continuent, Shows Off Virtualization

Open source middleware provider Emic Networks today renamed itself Continuent and announced a new database virtualization technology designed to extend high availability and scalability across major databases.

Antepo Makes a Federated Case for AIM

The instant messaging platform vendor next week will release OPN System XT, which is designed to provide built-in, federated connectivity to the AOL Global Messaging Network.

Kerio MailServer 6.1 Offers Alternative to Exchange

The new mail server touts improved spam-fighting, double the virus protection and support for Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems.

Gateway Rolls Out New Low-Cost Servers

Looking to chip away at Dell and HP, Gateway today announced three servers designed to help small and midsize enterprises more efficiently run applications and databases.

Gateway Pushes Price-Performance With Server, SAN

In a move to expand its entry-level server and network-based storage lines, Gateway Tuesday announced a 1U rackmount server that features RAID 5 capabilities with redundant power and a 2U Serial ATA SAN.

HP Sharpens Its Blade Focus, Targets SMBs

The duel between HP and IBM to capture the small and mid-sized business blade server market is heating up. HP today announced Blades for Business, an initiative that responds to the gauntlet dropped last fall by Big Blue.

Akonix Looks to Offer More Corporate IM Control

The IM management software provider unveils version 4 of L7 Enterprise, which it reports offers increased scalability and advanced policy management for public IM systems as well as Live Communications Server and Lotus Instant Messaging.

Antepo Launches New Version of EIM Software

The enterprise instant messaging infrastructure software provider focuses on security, compliance and interoperability with the release of OPN System 4.5.

PolyServe Brings Modular Computing to Windows

The Beaverton, Ore.-based company best-known for its Linux clustering software announced Matrix Server for Microsoft Windows 2000 and 2003 operating systems. Claims to be first to offer scalable data sharing and high availability.

Voyence Teams Up With Opsware, DCML

The network configuration tool provider will partner with server-management specialist Opsware to offer an end-to-end view of network infrastructures. Voyence also announced its membership in the standards-based Data Center Markup Language Organization.

Ensim Adds User-Level Spam Control

The hosting automation software provider announced it will upgrade its control panel software to allow users to set spam control on an individual (rather than server-level) basis. The company will announce tomorrow plans to support Red Hat Linux.