Unisys Updates Cloud Migration Platform Using Intel Processors; Ed Coleman Comments

Ed Coleman
Ed Coleman

Unisys has refreshed its cloud computing platform using Intel technologies in an effort to help customers migrate applications to cloud environments, Datacenter Dynamics reported Wednesday.

Forward by Unisys has been built with Xeon processors and virtualization technology, secure partitioning system, as well as memory and input/output channels, according to the report.

Ed Coleman, Unisys chairman and CEO, told the publication the updated platform is intended to help clients run fresh applications and technologies while reducing capital and ownership costs.

“Organizations no longer need to choose between the predictability and security of proprietary systems and the flexibility and cost savings of Linux and Windows systems,“ he added.

UnisysThe computing system includes cybersecurity technologies such as data protection and encryption for monitoring users' access to networks, the report says.

Unisys worked to connect nodes through InfiniBand links and add a management pane, Datacenter Dynamics reports.

The report adds that the new platform will be rolled out in December 2013 and Unisys plans to install the E7 processors on it in the future.

Forward by Unisys works with Microsoft Systems Center 2012 and Unisys MyWork Services, according to Datacenter Dynamics.

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