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Nexsan, a disk-based storage system provider, has announced that openBench Labs has validated the Nexsan SASBeast storage system for superior performance and IT productivity gains when used in a Microsoft Hyper-V Virtual Operating Environment (VOE). The lab report identified that the N...
United Planet, a developer of Enterprise Portal software in Europe, has introduced Intrexx Compact for small-to-medium sized (SME) companies. Designed to improve knowledge sharing, internal communications and enhance business processes, it offers over 50 ready-to-use, web-based applica...
Companies today need to have visibility of their corporate data across multiple systems without having to identify and export it to unwieldy tools. Virtual Data Viewer from Queplix enables users to quickly and easily examine their data when they need to. It simplifies and speeds up the...
Nexsan®, a leading storage system provider, today announced that openBench Labs, an independent provider of IT performance testing, has released a new lab report on the Nexsan SASBeast® storage array. The hands-on review outlines how the Nexsan system reduces capital expenses (CapEx) a...
Queplix Corp., a leader in data virtualization, will host a free webinar titled Improve Customer Service and Increase Customer Retention on October 20, 2010 at 10 a.m. pacific standard time. Featuring The 451 Group research director Sean Hackett and Michael Zuckerman, chief marketing ...
Proware's Exclusive EMEA Distribution Partner, Fortuna Power Systems, Now Seeking Additional Reseller Partners in the UKBasingstoke, UK, 22nd September 2010 - Proware's exclusive UK distribution partner, Fortuna Power Systems, today announced the EMEA launch of the Proware EPICa 4423 F...
AmpliStor is a revolutionary alternative to RAID which is designed from the ground up to build large-scale storage infrastructures. Rather than avoiding the weaknesses of RAID through workarounds or small enhancements, Amplidata designed a whole new concept of storage that guarantees u...
Nexsan, a leading storage system provider, has announced that its Chief Technology Officer Gary Watson has been chosen as a "2010 Storage Superstar" by CRN Magazine. The CRN Storage Superstar awards recognize the achievements and contributions of visionaries and innovators in the data ...
Perhaps the most interesting thing about the tape verses disk argument…is that there is still an argument. Most storage mediums transition from old to new without even so much as a fuss as the benefit of new media is clearly understood. However, it seems that tape verses disk continues...
On Wednesday IBM announced, in collaboration with the European Union, industry and academia, the launch of a research consortium which aims to help businesses more easily take advantage of Internet-based services - or "e-services" - to create collaborative business operations and achie...
Green IT is no longer just a fashionable subject for debate among systems managers. At a time when companies of all sizes are forced to do more with less, establishing environmental policies actually allows companies to increase their efficiency, reduce costs and improve their corporat...
Nexsan, a storage system provider, has announced that the company’s SASBeast storage system has been named the Best Disk-Based Storage Product of the Year in the 2010 UK Storage Magazine Awards. This honor marks the seventh consecutive year that Nexsan has received an award nomination ...
Nexsan, a leading storage system provider, today announced that the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Spitzer Science Center (SSI) is meeting its data storage challenges by using Nexsan SATABoy® and SATABeast® storage systems. SSI has decreased storage management and mainten...
Despite the global recovery, sixteen countries have had their ratings downgraded since the start of 2010 showing a prevalent commercial risk. However, Australia has bucked the trend with its risk grade being upgraded and even championed as the "safest country to invest". However, to...
By Jerome Wendt, Principal Analyst DCIG Austin, TX – The Data Center Infrastructure Group (DCIG), a provider of IT storage analysis and guidance, today announced the industry’s most comprehensive midrange storage systems buyer’s guide, featuring detailed product comparisons across m...
Research In Motion (RIM) on Tuesday released updated Java and Web-based development tools for the BlackBerry platform. The BlackBerry Java Plug-In for Eclipse v1.1 and the BlackBerry Web Plug-in v2.0 offer new capabilities that make it even easier to create feature-rich applications. T...
I read your critique of our report with great interest. A couple of points. The report did not take issue with benefits of cloud computing or the great leaps forward the industry is making on efficient data centers--a development that helps its bottom line--but instead we looked at tot...
Fujitsu Ltd announced that five models of the PRIMEQUEST 1000 series, the latest in its lineup of mission-critical x86 servers, will be available worldwide starting today. PRIMEQUEST 1000 series servers are equipped with the latest 8-core Intel(R) Xeon(R) processor 7500 series, mainta...
Selima, a provider of HR software solutions to the public sector, has signed a new multi-year agreement with the hosted managed service provider, the Cloud Computing Centre, to provide Cloud-based services to host and manage its customers' payroll, HR and expense management software in...
Xiotech Corporation, a provider of intelligent application-oriented storage solutions, on Thursday announced a new Virtualization Performance Pack that expands on the company's industry-leading performance, scalability and simplicity in virtual environments. Xiotech's new capabilities...
Easyspace, one of the UKs leading providers of domain name and web hosting services, has announced the launch of a partnership with Humyo, Europe's largest independent online storage and desktop backup provider. As part of this new venture, Easyspace customers will be given 30 days fr...
Sentilla Corporation has come up with the first software-only real-time way to track the power utilization of every single asset in a data center from the switchgear down to each and every server, storage and networking device, be they metered or unmetered. CEO Bob Davis says, “In ...
About three years ago, I wrote an April Fool's story about a very large server farm that was to be built in India, to be powered by three nuclear power plants. I, of course, thought my story was one of the funniest things ever, even if my opinion wasn't shared by all. Then today ...
There were a couple of things that I will remember from my time at the Parallels Summit ’10 which wrapped up in Miami last week. The first was that the Summit’s venue – the Fontainebleau Resort – has a rich movie and music heritage, with its beautiful grounds providing the back drop f...
NaviSite, a provider of cloud-enabled, enterprise-class hosting, managed applications and services, and Data Age Business Systems, Inc. (Data Age), a provider of Financial Transaction Software Solutions, on Wednesday announced they have entered into an agreement in which NaviSite will ...
Managed hosting specialists, DediPower has created a portfolio of flexible storage solutions that use Cloud-based principles to deliver high performance storage capability at an affordable price for small, medium and large scale enterprises.
Window Azure platform AppFabric has now been deployed to more data centers around the world. Previously, when you provisioned a service namespace, you were asked to select a region from a list that contained only United States (South/Central). Now, when you provision a service namespac...
Two news items have caught the attention this week, and both brought the John Lennon and Paul McCartney penned Beatles classic “The Fool on the Hill” to mind (more specifically the line “Well on his way, his head in a cloud”). One piece compares data centers with rock stars and the ...
BLADE Network Technologies, Inc. (BLADE), the trusted leader in data center networking, enters 2010 well positioned to sustain its record-setting growth and address demand for faster, virtual and proven enterprise data center networks. In 2009, BLADE posted its highest shipments ($...
I look out of my high rise condo window, and see around 100 rooftops scattered around the neighborhood below. An unscientific count of the area gives me a tally of about 65% of Waikiki/Honolulu rooftops within my line of sight have black, tarred, asphalt, or dark colored tiling.
EMC Corporation, a provider of information infrastructure solutions, on Tuesday announced that Gartner, Inc. has recognized EMC with a positive rating in its report entitled "MarketScope for E-Discovery Software Product Vendors."* EMC has revolutionized its position as a leader in the ...
A singular vision — a belief in a better way to address current and future data management needs — guides CommVault in the development of Singular Information Management® solutions for high-performance data protection, universal availability and simplified management of data on complex...
EMC Corporation on Tuesday reported financial results for the fourth quarter of 2009. Ongoing strategic investments aligned to key customer priorities helped EMC achieve record fourth-quarter revenue. A continued focus on efficiencies and expense controls helped deliver expanded gross ...
iStore on Thursday launched Digital Oilfield Online, a cloud-based hosting service for its PetroTrek software suite. The company unveiled its online cloud computing capability at the Microsoft Global Energy Forum, where it announced the immediate availability of cloud-hosted PetroTrek ...
The fundamental Green problem of all data centers is that they cost a fortune to power up, which in turn produces heat which then costs a fortune to cool down. Within this vicious circle a bastion was set up to counter this, namely ‘Green Storage’, which has mostly taken shape in the f...
The world's data centres collectively are said to be producing more carbon emissions than consumers within many countries (Italy, The Netherlands and Argentina are some of the more headline-grabbing examples that have been cited of late). “The whole industry must be more efficient” is ...
Chipmaker Intel Corp. says that a corporate IT spending wave is about to hit, and much of it will come from the cloud. Intel's interest in the cloud stems from its recognition that cloud computing will require a whole new kind of chip - cheaper and more energy efficient. And the compan...
Today's private storage clouds, as touted by HDS, NetApp, and others, are horses of a different color. Enterprise storage systems are much more flexible and sharable thanks to integrated virtualization and advanced management features. But they retain the traditional enterprise storage...
Wyse Technology, a provider of thin computing and client virtualization, will be showcasing its latest technology solutions including a new mobile thin client and the latest versions of its provisioning and virtualization software solutions. On the stand several Wyse X90cw units will b...
Looking out across the changing energy landscape, it is exciting to observe a growing awareness and greater appreciation for district energy. Planners, policy makers and energy professionals from around the world are recognizing district energy as a proven, community-scale solution to ...