Tag Archives: data center

VCE IT Infrastructure Platform Chosen by UAE to Increase Biz Agility

The Executive Affairs Authority in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates has chosen VCE’s Vblock Infrastructure Platform to increase business agility through greater IT infrastructure flexibility and lower IT, energy and real estate costs through pervasive data center virtualization and transitioning to private cloud infrastructures. The contract is the first Vblock Infrastructure …

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Cisco and HP Put Nexus Fabric Extenders With HP BladeSystem to Simplify Integration

Cisco and HP are combining resources to ensure the availability of choice and interoperability for their joint customers.  The Cisco Nexus B22 Fabric Extender for HP extends the Cisco unified fabric into the HP c-Class BladeSystem and offers tighter integration for customers investing in HP BladeSystem and Cisco Nexus switch environments.  “By offering the Cisco …

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Cisco and Citrix Expand Virtualization Alliance to Grow in Key Markets

Cisco and Citrix Systems have entered into a strategic alliance to develop and deliver simplified solutions to customers in an effort to accelerate large-scale desktop virtualization deployments. The alliance will drive deployment of high-definiteion virtual desktop and applications over a highly secure Citrix HDX-enabled Cisco network to improve end-user experience . The …

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HP Builds on its FlexNetwork for Enterprise Virtualization and Mobility

Enterprises are in need of simpler networking infrastructure to keep pace with the ever-changing industry and business environment, said Bethany Mayer, senior vice president and general manager, Networking, HP. HP announced an offering of such solutions based on its HP FlexNetwork architecture offerings that bring simplified migration to new Internet Protocols, the …

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SAP Applications to be Deployed Through HP's Cloud

SAP AG and HP have agreed for HP Enterprise Services to provide cloud-based delivery of SAP applications enabling enterprises to deploy applications in a more scalable and affordable way. “SAP is committed to providing customers flexibility in software deployment options and innovations in cloud computing,” said Kevin Ichhpurani, senior vice president, …

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HP to Build Cloud Data Center for China's Range Technology

China’s Range Technology Development Co. Ltd. has partnered with the Technology Services division of HP to build an energy-efficient, cloud-based data center. The data center is set to span over 7,500 square meters in Langfang, Hebei province. “To meet our customers’ pressing needs for cloud services, we need to create a …

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McAfee Identifies the Disconnect Between Data Center Security Perceptions and Realities

A new survey from McAfee suggests that there is a serious disconnect between security perceptions and the reality among IT Enterprise security managers.  The “2011 Data Center Security Survey,” conducted by Gabriel Consulting Group, examined security issues among 147 enterprise data center managers. Nearly half of respondents constantly find new …

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Oracle Breaking Records Launching its SPARC T4 Server and SuperCluster

Oracle has announced its new SPARC T4 server line offering users built-in virtualization, security and dynamic threads which has resulted in nine world record benchmarks. SPARC T4 also offers on-chip cryptographic acceleration enabling organizations to keep their data safe with up to 44 percent faster secure queries. Oracle’s end-to-end SPARC T4-4-based solution has a …

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Symantec's Backup Exec.Cloud to be Available Through Distributors

Symantec is making its latest SMB cloud-bases application, Backup Exec.Cloud, available through two broadline distributors, Synnex and Ingram Micro. Backup Exec.Cloud is based on Symantec’s Backup Exec offering automated and encrypted streaming of a businesses data to Symantec’s own data centers. “These are cloud-based services for security, information management, and data protection. …

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Cisco and Microsoft Accelerate Data Center Innovations

Cisco is collaborating with Microsoft in an effort to deliver data center virtualization solutions that will provide improved scalability and operational control of Microsoft Windows Server 8 virtual environments. The Cisco Nexus 1000V distributed virtual switch and the Cisco Unified Computing System will work with the Windows Server Hyper-V hypervisor to …

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Avaya's Data Solutions to be Integrated into Westcon's LEAP Center

Avaya’s portfolio of data networking solutions will be integrated into Westcon Group’s Learn, Experience, Architect and Plan Centers of Excellence. LEAP Centers are devoted to replicating real-world scenarios in deploying virtualization and private cloud infrastructures. They provide resellers the ability to test and experience high-growth solutions such as high-performance virtualized …

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