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CoreOS Enables ISE to Use Containers for Options Trading

Bare metal servers across New York, New Jersey and Chicago now use CoreOS to enable over 150 million messages a second.


Tags: Bare Metal, RHEL, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, servers, data center, containers, CoreOS, containerization

Vapor IO Brings OpenDCRE to General Availability

Open Data Center Runtime Environment (OpenDCRE) is now production-grade ready as an evolutionary step forward from IPMI.


Tags: datacenter, open source, Vapor, servers, Vapor Chamber, data center management, data center, Vapor IO

Intel Data Center Revenues Driving Growth

While the PC market is far from dead, it's not Intel's growth leader either.


Tags: Intel, datacenter, data center, IoT, revenues, internet of things, quarterly earnings, servers

Microsoft Ends Support for Windows Server 2003

After today, the long-lived server operating system will no longer receive updates. Microsoft urges dawdlers to migrate before their data is placed at risk.


Tags: Zynstra, cloud computing, server operating system, data center, Windows Server 2003, Microsoft

1Q15 Server Revenues Hit $12.8 Billion

The latest state of the server market numbers are in from IDC and Gartner, and the general trend is quite positive.


Tags: server revenue, Server Market, servers, data center, hyperscale, hyperscale data centers, datacenter

Dell's PowerEdge R920 Is a Monster of a Server

Dell's high-end R920 server certainly sports the specs, but can it handle nearly any workload of any size without skipping a beat?


Tags: data center, Dell PowerEdge, datacenter, Windows Server 2012, server review, Windows Server, Dell, servers, server hardware, VMware, PowerEdge

Piston Pivots Beyond OpenStack with CloudOS

OpenStack vendor comes to the realization that OpenStack isn't the right fit for all workloads.


Tags: Piston Cloud Computing, CloudOS, Hadoop, cloud computing, Piston Cloud, data center, OpenStack, Piston, Cloud

Intel Debuts Xeon D System-on-a-Chip for Server Density

New chip family from Intel takes aim at the edge of the data center.


Tags: system-on-a-chip, server chips, Intel Xeon D, Intel, Intel Xeon, Xeon, servers, SoC, data center

AWS Lambda Debuts for Running Code in the Cloud

Amazon's new AWS Lambda service enables running event-driven computing code without the need for physical servers or having to handle any virtual servers or virtualization technologies.




Tags: AWS Lambda, AWS, Amazon, virtualization, data center, Amazon AWS

VMware vSphere 6 Coming Soon to a Data Center Near You

Come February 2, all the secrets of vSphere 6 will finally be revealed. What exactly can we expect from the first major new release of vSphere in more than three years?


Tags: vSphere 6, virtualization, VMware vSphere, server virtualization, VMware, data center

Open Server Summit Shines on Software-Defined Architectures

Scaling today's systems to meet the challenges that are arising from the mountains of data created by the Internet of Things will require leaning heavily on software and new technologies.


Tags: internet of things, software-defined everything, software-defined data center, data center, software-defined storage, IoT, servers

Rackspace Embraces OpenPOWER

Rackspace is now the 80th member of the IBM-led OpenPower Alliance, even though Rackspace has never actually deployed a Power system.


Tags: servers, IBM POWER8, Cloud, data center, IBM, Rackspace, OpenPOWER, power8

HP Gen9 Servers Pack More Punch

HP continues to innovate with each new generation of servers while maintaining the tradition of engineering quality hardware. Do the new Gen9 systems live up to that high standard?




Tags: HP Gen 9, HP Gen9, blade server, data center, server review, servers, HP

Dell Ups Its Game with the New T630 Tower Server

In conjunction with the release of the Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 Haswell processors, Dell has rolled out a portfolio of new servers that includes the PowerEdge T630.


Tags: Haswell processors, Haswell, server hardware, Intel Xeon, servers, data center, Dell, datacenter, server review, storage server, Windows Server

Super Micro SuperServer Delivers the Power

Consolidation is the name of the game in today's datacenter, and Super Micro has plenty of systems to help, including the SuperServer F627R3-R72B+.


Tags: server hardware, rackmount, server review, data center, datacenter, SuperMicro, servers

Four Keys to Optimizing Data Center Efficiency and App Workload Performance

Can software-driven control really increase server virtualization infrastructure efficiency by as much as 40%, and if so, how?


Tags: virtually speaking, vmturbo, data center efficiency, app workload, server virtualization, virtualization, data center

The Cloud Takes Over TechEd

The latest and most significant virtualization news at TechEd North America was actually a cloud announcement. Bet you wouldn't have predicted that a few years ago.


Tags: data center, Microsoft, Cloud, cloud computing, virtualized, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Azure Cloud, TechEd

Taking Your Data Center to the Cloud with Ravello

With Ravello now out of beta status, there's never been a better time to seriously consider the advantages of migrating your data center test and development operations to the cloud.


Tags: Ravello Systems, cloud computing, virtualized, development, data center, Cloud

VMware Log Insight 2.0 Delivers Server Virtualization Visibility

VMware updates its log visibility tool with improved connectivity for Windows Servers.


Tags: data center, server virtualization, virtualization, Windows Server, VMware, VMware Log Insight

AMD's Massive Data Center Consolidation Project Moving Along

Advanced Micro Devices is progressing on its plans to move all of its North American data centers into a single 153,000-square-foot facility near Atlanta.


Tags: Advanced Micro Devices, data center architecture, AMD, servers, Server Administrator, data center, power and cooling

Moving On from MCSA Windows Server 2012

Once you've mastered the MCSA Windows Server 2012 qualification, discover some of the options available for building on that newfound knowledge.


Tags: Windows Server, data center, MCSA, Hyper-V, server tutorial, Windows Server 2012, virtualization

AMD, ARM and Andreessen Take On the Data Center

ARM for the data center gets new life and a vote of confidence from Internet browser pioneer Marc Andreesen. Intel isn't impressed.


Tags: x86 server, ARM, AMD, Marc Andreesen, servers, data center, datacenter

Open Compute Project Takes on Converged Infrastructure, Saves Facebook $1 Billion

Is converged infrastructure a "buzzword" for vendor lock-in?


Tags: servers, data center, Converged Infrastructure, OCP, Open Compute Project, Facebook

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.3 Gets Real

Red Hat's data center virtualization technology gets a technology infusion from OpenStack.


Tags: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, virtualization, data center, vSphere, Red Hat, VMware, OpenStack

Server Management Tools: A Closer Look at HP's iLO and Dell's iDRAC

There's more to consider when purchasing new server infrastructure than simply the hardware. Make sure you do a little homework on the management side of the equation before your next server purchase.


Tags: server hardware, server review, server management, data center, HP, Dell

Oracle Unveils Big Memory Machine to Support In-Memory Databases

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison kicks off OpenWorld with new hardware and software releases.


Tags: M6-32, SPARC, In-memory database, servers, In-Memory, database, data center, Oracle

Data Center Boot Camp Revolution: Creating Leaner, Meaner Data Centers

A closer look at the emerging trends and technologies that are helping reshape the traditionally stodgy, static data center into a more efficient, highly capable software-defined beast.


Tags: Moonshot, microservers, Copper Servers, Software-Defined Infrastructure, AMD, servers, data center infrastructure, ARM server, Intel, data center, HP, ARM

Intel's New CEO Plots a Course Forward with Atom

Brian Krzanich sees a bright future for Intel's data center server business.


Tags: Intel Atom, Atom Server, earnings, servers, data center, Atom, Intel

AMD Enlists ARM-based Seattle Chip in Server Processor War

Will 2014 be the year of ARM in the data center? If AMD has its way, the Seattle chip may lead the charge.


Tags: ARM processors, Seattle, AMD, data center, AMD CPU, SoC, ARM server, ARM

VMware at a Virtualization and Cloud Crossroads?

Could the cloud prove considerably less lucrative than initially imagined for VMware? And after years of having the server virtualization market virtually to itself, VMware is now facing serious competition there as well.


Tags: VMware, VM, vCloud Hybrid Service, virtual machines, public cloud, data center, vcloud, hybrid cloud

AMD Aims Opteron X-Series CPUs at Cloud Data Centers

Chipmaker sends Jaguar to the cloud as its low-power Kyoto chip technology is officially unveiled.


Tags: big data, AMD Opteron 6000, data center, Operton X-Series, AMD CPU, Kyoto, cloud computing, AMD

VMware Unveils Its vCloud Hybrid Service

The company's customers can now seamlessly migrate and integrate with the public cloud from their data centers.


Tags: data center, VMware, vCloud Hybrid Service, VM, vcloud, hybrid cloud, public cloud, virtual machines

Fedora Project Picks ARM Servers for Compute Deployment

A new compute cluster for the Red Hat-sponsored Fedora Project gives ARM processors bragging rights over Intel.


Tags: Linux, datacenter, data center, Fedora, ARM, Linux server, ARM server, ARM processors, compute

VCE Advances Integrated Server Vision

The Cisco/EMC/VMware joint venture puts out new data center system bundles and introduces a management paradigm for systems management.


Tags: data center, Cisco, VCE, servers, VMware, EMC

VMware CEO Aims for 90 Percent Server Virtualization

VMware grows its 2012 revenues as it plots a course forward for 2013.


Tags: software-defined data center, data center, SDDC, server virtualization, VMware, virtualization

HP Extends Serviceguard to Linux

HP narrows the gap between Unix and Linux with new mission-critical business continuity and disaster recovery capabilities.


Tags: disaster recovery, Linux, HP, business continuity, data center, high availability, Unix

Server Review: HP ProLiant BL660c Gen8 Blade Server

Improvements to HP's ProLiant BL660c blade server help it meet the most demanding data center requirements from virtualization to heavy-duty number crunching.


Tags: HP Blade Center, server review, Gen8, blade server, HP, data center, HP ProLiant

HP Adopts Intel Itanium 9500 and Updates HP-UX

HP's Mission Critical server portfolio gets both hardware and software updates.


Tags: HP, data center, Intel, mission critical server, Itanium, HP-UX

AMD Gets Ambidextrous for Cloud Servers with ARM

Seeing massive data centers as its opportunity for growth, AMD teams with ARM to roll out its next-gen servers.


Tags: AMD, ARM server, data center, Cloud server, ARM, Cloud

HP DL380p Gen8 Server Delivers Speed and Space

HP's DL380p Gen8 data center rackmount server should be at the top of any IT evaluation for new data center infrastructure.


Tags: data center, hp gen8, rackmount, servers, server review, HP, server

VMware's Vision for the Software-Defined Data Center

Just how realistic is VMware's endgame of a data center where everything is virtualized and controlled via software?


Tags: software-defined data center, Nicira, virtualization, virtually speaking, data center, VMware, Virtualization Management, virtualization software

Rackspace CTO: Open Rack Is Nice, But We Like Our White Boxes

With the cloud and data center vendor in continual need of new servers, what do they buy?


Tags: server, Rackspace, Rackspace Cloud, data center, Open Compute, whitebox, Open Rack

Open Compute Widens Servers with Open Rack

19 inch servers could soon become a thing of the past as the open source group pushes a new standard.


Tags: blade server, Server Blades, rack mount, data center, Open Rack, Facebook, server, Open Compute

5 Help Desk Solutions You Need to Know

The weakest link in IT organizations is often the help desk. Shift that label to another group with great software.


Tags: server room, data center, help desk

iTRACS Data Center Management Tool Keeps an Eye on Power Consumption

iTRACS PowerEye released for reducing energy consumption and costs in the data center.
Tags: Data Center Manager, data center, data center management, Data Center Management Software

A Cloud Computing Guide for Data Center Management

AFCOM has released a new data center guide to help organizations before they begin the transformation to public, private or hybrid cloud computing.
Tags: data center management, data center, data center virtualization

Old School Server Management Still Alive and Well

It's 2010, and you'd think server management would have reached new heights by now, but it hasn't -- Unless you've recently bought yourself a new pair of shoes.
Tags: server management, OS, data center, Data Center Management Software, data center management

Brocade Data Center Reports Energy Savings

The company claims a 75 percent energy savings using a new custom cooling system.
Tags: cooling, energy, data center

Case Study: A Cisco Data Center Convert

NightHawk Radiology Services uses Cisco UCS servers running virtualized workloads.
Tags: Cisco, data center, server room management, Cisco UCS

New Data Center Management Trends for Virtualization Technologies

Virtualization technologies help drive data center efficiency.
Tags: virtualization technologies, data center, data center management

Wipro Launches New FluidState Data Center

The company claims its prefabricated data center can be setup in less than a week.
Tags: data center, data center infrastructure, modular data center, modular

Server Room Management Trends: Going Dark

The dark data center is an increasingly viable strategy where infrequently staffed and equipped server rooms are equipped with motion-activated lighting.
Tags: server room management, data center management, data center

Data Center Management Mishaps

Overheated systems shut down after a worker changes a thermostat setting -- and other data center follies caused by human error.
Tags: data center, server room management, data center management

Green Data Center Management News

This week in green data center management news: Canadian researchers hope to perfect a way to host the Internet's content purely on green power.
Tags: green data center, data center management, IT, green IT, data center

Does Your Data Center Need a Storage Server?

Not all data centers need some form of local storage.
Tags: storage server, data center

Oracle Takes Next-Gen Data Center Push on the Road

Next week's event will tout Oracle's systems approach, Sun hardware and the benefits of private clouds.
Tags: SAP, enterprise applications, Oracle, data center, Sun

Data Center Management to Support Growth

Data centers approaching the limits of energy and space resources may need a transformation to prepare for the future.
Tags: data center, data center management

Green Data Center Management News

This week in green data center management news GE is in investing in SynapSense - a startup that uses software and wireless sensors to reduce energy usage in data centers.
Tags: data center management, green IT, data center, green technology

3 Ways to Secure Your Virtualized Data Center

Server virtualization may have caught on far and wide, but the technology for securing virtual environments lags. Regaining visibility at the access layer is critical to keeping your data safe. Here are three ways to accomplish this.
Tags: data center, server virtualization, virtual machine, virtual server, security

Universal to Power and Cool Datapod Modular Data Centers

Universal Networking Services will provide site infrastructure in Datapod's modular data center system.
Tags: modular data center, server room management, data center

Green IT: Data Center Management News

A new Forrester Research study indicates that nearly 40 percent of businesses now have a plan for implementing an enterprise-wide carbon and energy management system.
Tags: green IT, data center, data center management

AccelOps Launches Data Center Monitoring Channel Program

The company has announced details of a new channel program that lets partners sell its integrated data center monitoring platform.
Tags: data center management, data center

Data Center Management Green IT News

This week in data center management news China is developing the Tianjin Eco-City concept that will include green data centers for banking and manufacturing software systems.
Tags: green technology, data center management, green IT, green power, data center

Future Facilities, SynapSense Offers Integrated Data Center Management

Future Facilities has announced integration with SynapSense Data Center Monitoring and Energy Management Solution.
Tags: data center, data center management

IBM's in Hot Water to Cool Servers

The latest idea in supercomputer cooling is to let the machines operate at something warmer than meat locker temperatures.
Tags: cooling, data center, IBM, blade servers, supercomputing

Raritan Data Center Management Solutions Support Cisco UCS

Raritan's solutions are designed to support high-performance data centers, such as those built on Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS).
Tags: data center management, Cisco UCS, data center, Cisco

ElasticHosts Launches ElasticStack Cloud Server Platform

The company claims providers have already signed up to offer branded cloud services.
Tags: cloud service, Cloud server, data center, cloud services

Using Server Virtualization to Cool 4 Data Center 'Hotspots'

Finding your data center hotspots is one problem. Resolving them is another. Server virtualization may be part of the answer.
Tags: data center, virtualization, server virtualization, data center management

Know Your Data Center Management Capabilities

What does your management actually know about your data center?
Tags: deployment, data center, IT, data center management

iWave Offers Automated Data Center Management Solution

Orchestrator provides automation and service management for data centers and private clouds.
Tags: data center management, data centers, data center

Government Calls for Better Data Center Power Management

The Federal Government is looking for ways to better manage data center efficiency and reduce energy usage.
Tags: power management, data center, data center management

Data Center Servers Need Energy Star Rating

EPA standards failed to include a major energy hog in data centers: the data storage server.
Tags: Enterprise, data center, server, Energy Star Rating, EPA

NetApp, Microsoft Partner on Data Center Management Tools

The partnership will enable IT to manage virtual environments with standard Microsoft data center management tools.
Tags: NetApp, Microsoft, data center management, data center

Data Center Management Can Save IRS Millions

The IRS says it could save more than $3 million by implementing better cooling techniques in its data centers.
Tags: data center, cooling, energy, data center management

Top Data Center Management Concerns

Adequate data center management and monitoring capabilities have surpassed all other concerns on the lists of priorities.
Tags: data center management, data center, server power

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