The virtualisation specialist is to make its vCloud Air platform available from a datacentre in Germany, introduce new database and object storage services, and roll out the ability to pay per minute for infrastructure.
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IBM wins a major contract to help create a National Infrastructure Platform for the New Zealand health sector and to consolidate around 40 datacentres.
Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure are likely to be the three lead dogs in cloud infrastructure services. Why? Economics, scale, and skills.
It does apparently to the U.S. government, which reportedly will be scrutinizing Lenovo's move to buy IBM's server business to ensure it doesn't lead to a backdoor access to U.S. national secrets and infrastructure.
A new version of Microsoft's database has been released, with enhanced in-memory support and Azure-hosted backup.
The next release of Redmond's flagship relational database is done. In-memory computing; cloud and hybrid scenarios; and enhanced data warehousing capabilities are the product's major new features.
Cloud infrastructure market leader Amazon Web Services upgrades its tools so that Windows Server 2012 virtual-machine images can move between on-premise systems and EC2.
DH2i's DxConsole uses server-side application virtualization to provide SQL Server with more availability, disaster resistance, and unified management control. Is this a better approach than placing the database in a virtual machine?
IDC has downwardly revised its worldwide IT spending forecast from 5 percent growth to 4.6 percent for the year primarily as a result of slower growth in emerging markets and the deceleration of smartphone and tablet demand.
Redmond has joined the Facebook-led datacentre infrastructure and offered up its designs for a 12U shared server chassis used in its Windows Azure, Bing, and Office 365 services.
Careers in technology relating to mobile application development, data science and server infrastructure are dominating a list of the fastest growing U.S. job titles for high income earners.
Cloud accounting software firm Xero deploys SQL Server 2012 on Rackspace infrastructure to gain resilience, uptime, and scalability.
Infrastructure as a Service is the fundamental basis of all cloud services. Here we look at how to get started with IaaS, what skills you'll need in-house and which applications will (and won't) thrive in the cloud.
When the performance issues of an outsourced, cloud environment grew unacceptable, one firm opted for an entirely virtualised inhouse server and desktop infrastructure.
Server, storage, network, desktop and application virtualization allows the creation of flexible, scalable, manageable and secure IT infrastructure that utilises the underlying hardware to maximum efficiency. Some of these technologies are in the early stages of development while others are mature and widely deployed.
Microsoft's SQL Server 2014 is slated to deliver in-memory OLTP capabilities, plus a handful of other new and enhanced database features early next year.
The new x86 server infrastructure essentially combines Dell hardware with Oracle software.
Dell Software this week delivered Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise Edition, to extend the depth and breadth of managing and optimizing server virtualization, as well as virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and their joint impact on such IT resources as storage.
One seasoned data scientist offers his take on the challenges organisations face when they take their first steps into the world of big data.
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