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VMware Previews Cross-Cloud Services at VMworld

VMware takes aim at helping organizations to manage policies and deployments across disparate cloud services.


Tags: data center, cloud services, VMworld, containers, Cross-Cloud, cloud computing, VMware

Why Rackspace Is Bringing POWER to Its Data Centers

[VIDEO] John Engates, CTO of Rackspace, discusses the opportunities the OpenPOWER architecture brings.


Tags: Power Systems, OpenPOWER, Power Systems servers, POWER 7, Rackspace, data center

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Buying SGI for $275M

Move brings additional High Performance Computing (HPC) and Big Data technology to HPE.


Tags: data center, HPE, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Silicon Graphics, high performance computing, big data, HPC, SGI, servers

Intel Aims to Compete with Itself to Drive Growth

Intel reports second quarter revenue of $13.5 billion as CEO details his plans for continuous innovation.


Tags: Intel, Intel Datacenter Manager stack, earnings report, servers, data center

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

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

Intel Data Center Revenues Driving Growth

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


Tags: IoT, quarterly earnings, internet of things, revenues, data center, datacenter, Intel, 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: data center, Zynstra, cloud computing, server operating system, Microsoft, Windows Server 2003

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, hyperscale, hyperscale data centers, datacenter, data center, servers, Server Market

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

Piston Pivots Beyond OpenStack with CloudOS

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


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

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

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, data center, Amazon AWS, virtualization, AWS, Amazon

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

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

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

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, server review, servers, HP Gen9, HP, blade server, data center

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, Intel Xeon, server review, storage server, Windows Server, server hardware, servers, data center, Dell, datacenter

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

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

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

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

VMware Log Insight 2.0 Delivers Server Virtualization Visibility

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


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

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

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: MCSA, server tutorial, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server, Hyper-V, data center, 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: datacenter, x86 server, ARM, AMD, servers, data center, Marc Andreesen

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

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


Tags: Facebook, data center, servers, OCP, Converged Infrastructure, 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, VMware, vSphere, data center, virtualization, Red Hat, 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 review, Dell, server hardware, HP, server management, data center

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

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

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

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, AMD Opteron 6000, Operton X-Series, Kyoto, AMD CPU, data center, cloud computing, 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: virtual machines, data center, vcloud, hybrid cloud, public cloud, VMware, VM, vCloud Hybrid Service

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

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

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, software-defined data center, VMware, SDDC, server 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: Unix, Linux, business continuity, data center, high availability, HP, disaster recovery

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

HP Adopts Intel Itanium 9500 and Updates HP-UX

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


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

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

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, virtually speaking, software-defined data center, data center, Virtualization Management, VMware, Nicira, 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: Rackspace, Open Compute, whitebox, Rackspace Cloud, data center, server, 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: Open Compute, Open Rack, blade server, Server Blades, data center, rack mount, 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, data center, server room

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 management, Data Center Management Software, data center, Data Center Manager

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, data center management, 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 management, data center, Data Center Management Software

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, Cisco UCS, server room management, data center

New Data Center Management Trends for Virtualization Technologies

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

Wipro Launches New FluidState Data Center

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

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: server room management, data center management, data center

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: IT, data center management, green IT, data center, green data center

Does Your Data Center Need a Storage Server?

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

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: enterprise applications, data center, Oracle, SAP, 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 management, data center

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

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

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, data center management, green power, 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: blade servers, data center, IBM, cooling, 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: Cisco UCS, data center, data center management, Cisco

ElasticHosts Launches ElasticStack Cloud Server Platform

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

Know Your Data Center Management Capabilities

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

iWave Offers Automated Data Center Management Solution

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

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 management, data center, power management

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