Fusion 7 adopts OS X Yosemite design cues. The professional version ties into VMware's private cloud infrastructure and supports more than 200 operating systems.
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The North Carolina data center is built upon the bare bones, power-optimized premise of the Open Compute Project, with design efficiencies that Facebook says saved $1.2 billion in infrastructure costs.
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.
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.
Facebook's open hardware chief Frank Frankovsky on why it won't go back to traditional mass market servers and how open sourcing datacentre design is helping it build more efficient and reliable server farms.
Cloud accounting software firm Xero deploys SQL Server 2012 on Rackspace infrastructure to gain resilience, uptime, and scalability.
The 360 Integrated Design approach focuses on back-end integration changes that are integral to successful virtual desktop infrastructure rollouts.
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.
If you were to design an IT infrastructure from scratch would it look like anything you have today? 'No freaking way,' says a leading virtualization proponent.
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 low-power Gemini server takes many design cues from the open source hardware designs popularised by Facebook through the Open Compute Project, and sees HP acknowledge the tricky position its cloud business is in
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.
Amazon Web Services has released a tool that lets people create a recipe for a Virtual Private Cloud from a single template file.The upgrade, which lets developers use a CloudFormation template file to describe a set of EC2 resources and their supporting infrastructure, cuts the steps it takes to design and launch a private cloud system on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud, the company announced in a blog post on Wednesday.
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