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.
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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.
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.
Cloud accounting software firm Xero deploys SQL Server 2012 on Rackspace infrastructure to gain resilience, uptime, and scalability.
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.
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.
Hooking up to the NBN will allow the Tasmanian police to retire server infrastructure in several stations, according to the department.
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.
Cloud computing is rearranging the datacentre infrastructure market: large server makers are seeing their dominance wane as competition grows from low-cost Asian manufacturers that sell directly to the clouds of Google, Amazon and others.
The final pre-release version of Microsoft's next server OS shows few changes from the beta, so you should be able to install it in your test infrastructure and use it to plan any eventual deployment.
There has been a small wave of panic lately to the end that cloud computing signals the death knell for traditional IT workers. The perception is that enterprise job openings such as server administrators, database administrators and infrastructure and network people are likely to become far fewer given that the cloud provides these services in cost-effective and flexible ways.
Windows 8 Server will offer three Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) options: Pooled Desktops, Personal Desktops, and Remote Desktop Sessions (formerly Terminal Services). Meanwhile, Citrix-Dell will ship this spring a turnkey VDI-In-A-Box. Gartner Group says next gen Personal Cloud will replace PC desktop by 2014
Global data center infrastructure market worth US$26.2 billion in third-quarter 2011, with Cisco outpacing HP for pole position. But networking giant's position in x86 blade server market still behind HP, reveals research firm.
Virtual Computer wants users of server-hosted virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to know about what it thinks is a better way to offer secure, managed Windows desktop environments, the use of Intelligent Desktop Virtualization (IDV.) Virtual Computer feels so strongly that IDV is a better approach that is it offering free NxTop licenses as a way to introduce the concept to IT decision-makers.
The launch of vSphere 5 and its new storage related features will set the precedent for a complete rethink on how a new datacenter’s storage infrastructure should be designed and deployed. vSphere 5’s launch is not only an unabashed attempt at cornering every single aspect of the server market but is also a result for the growing need for methodical scalability that merges the I.
With complete desktop virtualization infrastructure, server-based computing, blade worksations, and cloud computing environment and product line in place, HP enterprise users may not miss their desktops.
Let's start with the energy efficiency features of Fujitsu's new Primergy BX400, a blade enclosure system designed for the needs of midsize businesses that the company plans to ship in December.According to the spec sheets, the technology -- which can accommodate up to eight server or storage blades in the enclosure -- uses up to 30 percent less electricity than comparable infrastructure and it puts out less heat, which means that the electricity needed to cool it off is also reduced.
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