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HP Technology Services will offer Chef's IT automation platform as part of its Datacenter Care infrastructure automation offering.
Betfair CIO Michael Bischoff on how the online gambling firm is trying to remove much of the manual grind from running an IT estate.
The average annual IT budget, when adjusted for inflation, is less now than it was 10 years ago. Automation can help control costs and create a more flexible and responsive infrastructure.
Opscode's Private Chef: they like it, they really like it. For cloud infrastructure automation, that is.
The 451 Group's TheInfoPro recently released the Server and Virtualization Study, Wave 12. Peter ffoulkes, of TheInfoPro, stopped by to review the findings of the study. It is clear that the majority of those surveyed have moved towards a converged infrastructure. Adding automation and orchestration remain.
Interoute Virtual Data Centre (VDC) is Interoute's scalable, fully automated Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution. VDC provides...
The same forces that are eroding some jobs will fuel new ones. Taking a page from Forrester's Service Management and Automation Playbook, Stephen Mann outlines what the hottest infrastructure and operations (I&O) jobs of the next five years will be.
Cloud infrastructure automation firm Opscode announced this morning that it raised $19.5 million from investors.
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VMware CEO Paul Maritz took the stage at Gartner Symposium and barely mentioned the word "virtualization" in his keynote. It wasn't an accident.
Enterprise Manager 12c is a version of Oracle's infrastructure management and automation software tailored to work with cloud environments, the first in a series of retooled products
The company has given details on its upcoming CloudForms management and automation platform for infrastructure-as-a-service clouds, designed to span private and public clouds
Amazon Web Services has added a further layer of automation to its multi-service cloud.CloudFormation, announced Friday, allows bundled Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure stacks to be created and deployed by a single text-based template document.
At the VMWorld conference in San Francisco today, EMC will be announcing a beta program of the EMC Inonix Unified Infrastructure Manager 2.0, which brings together the management of infrastructure's network, compute and storage layers.
At the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, Dell chairman and CEO Michael Dell took to the stage to talk about the new strategies that the company is embarking on to help enterprises save money, energy and resources with Dell products and services. In this video clip, Dell talks about the rising interest of self-service models, which includes things like remote infrastructure management and automation services.
Key founders of Puppet have incorporated and received $2 million in venture capital funding to advance the open source configuration management software project.Reductive Labs, which has evolved from the same named consulting firm founded in 2003, will provide training, service and support for Puppet, the next generation open source infrastructure automation framework which is reportedly gaining strength and numbers of users.
Many providers of application virtualization or management tools for virtualized environments that support orchestration and automation are now speaking about their technology using the cloud computing catch phrase. While it is clear that large organizations are approaching cloud computing slowly and carefully, smaller organizations, ones that do not have a large technical staff or a great deal of technical expertise, on the other hand are intrigued with the idea that IT infrastructure no longer has to be a large capital expense.
Splunk indexing and search approach aims to provide a full view of IT-generated use data, not only from the hypervisor and VM, but from the server, guest operating system, applications, and the network. Splunk’s technology indexes data across all tiers of the infrastructure in near real-time. This allows operators and administrators to maintain a large, dynamic IT environment with fewer people, with higher automation and easier service performance management.
Like Apple's iPods and the iTunes Music Store (iTMS) from which they can so effortlessly acquire their content, the transparency of the automation and infrastructure that makes Amazon's Kindle work so effortlessly with the Amazon.com Web site is a marvel in terms of the user experience.
VMware on Monday announced plans for a new VMware Infrastructure release that will be available in the fourth quarter. The release was described by Bogomil Balkansky, senior director of product marketing, as "a minor release from a version perspective", but one with "a lot of new functionality.
It goes by the maxim: Relentless pursuit of excellence. And it is with this mantra that Singapore's National Healthcare Group pursues technology.This fervent IT user nominated six different projects for the Public Sector Technology Project of the Year special award, and the Lab Information and Automation System was the clincher.Incorporated in March 2000, the National Healthcare Group (NHG) provides healthcare services through a network of four hospitals--National University Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Alexandra Hospital and Institute of Mental Health--the National Skin Center, four business divisions including NHG Pharmacy and NHG Diagnostics, and three specialty institutes--The Eye Institute, The Cancer Institute and The Heart Institute.After the various healthcare institutions came together to form the NHG cluster, the management team recognized a critical need to consolidate IT operations. The goal was to gain economies of scale by amalgamating resources, and to build a robust infrastructure to enable the seamless flow of data and applications across the cluster.
Siemens is a formidable global powerhouse in IT and electronics. With 434,000 employees around the world, the company provides products and services in automation and control, information and communication, medical, transportation, and power and infrastructure.
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