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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, power and cooling, AMD, data center architecture, servers, data center, Server Administrator

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

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

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

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

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

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, vSphere, VMware, OpenStack, Red Hat, data center, virtualization

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

Oracle Unveils Big Memory Machine to Support In-Memory Databases

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

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

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: Atom Server, Intel Atom, 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: hybrid cloud, public cloud, VMware, VM, vCloud Hybrid Service, virtual machines, vcloud, data center

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

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

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

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

VMware CEO Aims for 90 Percent Server Virtualization

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

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

HP Extends Serviceguard to Linux

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

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

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, Gen8, HP ProLiant, HP, blade server, data center, server review

HP Adopts Intel Itanium 9500 and Updates HP-UX

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

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

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

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: hp gen8, rackmount, server review, servers, data center, 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: virtualization software, virtually speaking, software-defined data center, data center, VMware, Virtualization Management, virtualization, Nicira

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

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

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: help desk, server room, data center

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 management, Data Center Management Software, data center

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 virtualization, data center, data center management

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: data center, data center management, Data Center Management Software, OS, server management

Brocade Data Center Reports Energy Savings

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

Case Study: A Cisco Data Center Convert

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

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 infrastructure, data center, 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: data center, server room management, data center management

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 management, data center, server room 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: data center, IT, data center management, green IT, green 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: Oracle, Sun, enterprise applications, SAP, data center

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: security, server virtualization, data center, virtual server, virtual machine

Universal to Power and Cool Datapod Modular Data Centers

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

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: data center, green IT, green power, data center management, green technology

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: IBM, cooling, blade servers, supercomputing, data center

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: Cisco UCS, data center management, Cisco, data center

ElasticHosts Launches ElasticStack Cloud Server Platform

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

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: virtualization, data center management, server virtualization, data center

Know Your Data Center Management Capabilities

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

iWave Offers Automated Data Center Management Solution

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

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: data center, data center management, power 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, EPA, server, Energy Star Rating, data center

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, data center management, Microsoft, 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, energy, data center management, cooling

Top Data Center Management Concerns

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

Oracle Updates Virtualization Technologies

The Sun Ray 3 Plus client can significantly reduce power consumption.
Tags: virtual desktop, VDI, data center, virtualization technologies, Oracle

Implementing The Right VDI Strategy

A good virtual desktop strategy should focus on following the end user from device to device.
Tags: virtualization technologies, data center, VDI, desktop virtualization

JouleX Offers Smart Energy Data Center Management

JouleX promises energy monitoring products for the enterprise data center that can be installed in just a few hours.
Tags: data center, data center management, Energy Star

Data Center Management: Reduce Container Costs with Standardization

Containerized data centers lower costs, but it currently lacks standardization.
Tags: container, Data Center Manager, data center, standard

SGI Modular Data Center for Extreme Server Densities

The company has announced a new Universal ICE Cube modular data center for extreme server and storage densities.
Tags: data center, modular data center, SGI

Manure-Powered Data Centers -- The Next Big Thing?

Besides generating a chuckle or two, a manure-powered data center may be the ultimate in sustainable energy for both developed and developing countries. HP Labs presented the concept at the ASME International Conference on Sustainability last week.
Tags: green computing, green technology, green IT, data center

Data Center Management: Power Management and Virtualization

Despite adopting virtualization and power management techniques, data centers are still power-hungry.
Tags: data center, power management, data center management

Move Virtualized Server Applications Across Data Centers

AppZero 4.5 lets groups of virtualized server applications to be 'scooped and moved' across the data center and cloud.
Tags: Enterprise, Cloud, data center, Server Applications, Virtualized Server

Juniper Unveils Software to Automate Data Center Management

The company has announced new software to improve the automated management and support of enterprise and data center networks.
Tags: Enterprise, data center management, data center

Dell to test ARM Servers for Large Data Centers

Dell plans to test multicore ARM processors from Marvell Technology Group for use in low-power data center servers.
Tags: ARM, Dell, ARM server, data center

Server Virtualization for Better Data Center Management

More data centers require server deployments to be virtual unless there is specific need for a physical server.
Tags: server virtualization, virtualization, data center management, data center

Government Data Center Management and Consolidation Plans

Through its government-wide data center consolidation effort, the federal government plans to increase server virtualization.
Tags: consolidation, data center management, data center, virtualization

Choosing Between Windows Server 2008 R2 Editions

How to choose the right edition of Windows Server 2008 R2 to best suit your needs.
Tags: Windows Server 2008 R2, data center

Inside Ten of the World's Largest Data Centers

In pictures, here is an inside look at ten of the world’s largest data centers.
Tags: data center, Google, Facebook, server, Microsoft

Liquid Blade Servers for the Data Center

From PCs to rack mount and blade servers, liquid cooling is making its way in to the data center.
Tags: data center, liquid cooling, blade server, servers

SynapSense Offers New Data Center Management Services

The company is offering new environmental optimization services as a part of its Data Center Monitoring and Energy Management Solution.
Tags: data center, data center management, energy management, optimize

Infoblox Acquires Netcordia Data Center Management Solution

The two companies will immediately begin integrating data center management functions.
Tags: data center management, integration, storage server, data center

BeyondTrust Secures Server Virtualization Migrations

Company offers privilege identity management across guest operating systems as well as hypervisor hosts.
Tags: server virtualization, virtual platform, data center, virtualization

QNAP Announces 8-Drive, Rack-Mounted Storage Server

The TS-859U-RP Business Series Turbo NAS offers 8 hot-swappable hard disk drives and redundant power-supply in a 2U rack-mounted unit.
Tags: storage server, server, rackmount, data center