Apr 30

Learn how F5’s BIG-IP LTM/APM helps in conjunction with Oracle Access Manager centralizing web application authentication and authorization services, streamline access management, and reduce infrastructure costs Watch how BIG-IP APM can reduce TCO, lower deployment risk, and streamline operational efficiencies for customers along with having a unified point of enforcement to simplify auditing and control changes in configuring application access settings.

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Apr 30

SYS-CON Events announced today that MacroImpact, a provider of cutting-edge system storage infrastructure software, will exhibit at SYS-CON’s 7th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–4, 2010, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Headquartered in Seoul, Korea, MacroImpact is the first Korean company to pioneer a state-of-the art Scalable File System for LAN-based large scale clusters that optimizes performance and scalability in highly available, mission-critical environments.
SANique Scalable File System is the leading storage infrastructure solution optimized for mission-critical and enterprise LAN-based cluster environments. Applications for high performance file server clusters include streaming audio/video server clusters, multimedia content delivery server clusters, web server clusters, and mail servers. SANique™ Scalable File System is the perfect choice for your cloud computing infrastructure.

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Apr 30

Microsoft announced the beta release of the Virtual Machine Servicing Tool v3.0. If you’ve used version 2.1, you know that it offers free, tested… Read more at VMblog.com.

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Apr 30

This is a demo video which provides an overview of VMLogix LabManager Automation capabilities and shows how to use the Software Package Automation… Read more at VMblog.com.

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Apr 30

Chapter 4 of the Advanced Virtualization e-book examines the nuances of virtual storage, including provisioning, performance and remote storage methods that help ensure you allocate the right amount of storage—at the right performance level—for each application.
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Apr 29

RingCube Technologies , the leading provider of managed virtual workspaces, today announced that Gateway Technical College has selected RingCube… Read more at VMblog.com.

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Apr 29

Paving the path to the next-generation data centre, SANpulse Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has signed Dublin-based SANopt Technologies Limited as a solution delivery partner with a focus on enterprise organisations in EMEA. As storage infrastructure specialists, SANpulse and SANopt are joining forces to transform the world’s largest IT storage environments for greater efficiencies that improve productivity while reducing operational and capital costs.

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Apr 29

In the past week HDS finally revealed their response to the VMware-Cisco-EMC alliance with the launch of a unified computing platform including integrated storage, server, and networking technology. With the aid of Microsoft, HDS have stated that their centralized storage, server and networking platform will be launched early next year. In the tradition of my enemy’s enemy is my friend, HDS have also signed an OEM deal with Microsoft under which Microsoft System Center Operations Manager, System Center Virtual Machine Manager and Windows Server 2008 R2 will be tightly integrated with Hyper-V. Added to this is HDS Dynamic Provisioning and the HDS Storage Cluster for Microsoft Hyper-V. Moreover despite the secrecy, the networking brains behind the platform are most probably Brocade, the grandfathers of SAN who also now have a sound grip on IP networking since their acquisition of Foundry back in 2008.

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Apr 29

Need a pair of shoes, an airline ticket, or a book? Looking for 100 servers to get you through an online sales rush? No problem. Go online and your needs are (nearly) instantaneously fulfilled. Instant gratification may be the single greatest driver in the revolution that is fueled by virtualization and the delivery of software and services from the cloud. The impact is only beginning to be understood.
Some obvious advantages are driving cloud-based development, such as eliminating the expense and endless cycle of procurement and upgrading of a long list of IT solutions, and the never-ending fight for priority with IT to move an innovation forward. The cloud provides a world in which the end user has complete control over their client/server, web-based, and computing solutions – allowing them to choose what they use, where they use it, and where they get solutions from. It is the culmination of a 25-year end-user computing revolution that began with the introduction of the PC. Each phase of this revolution has created terrific efficiency gains and cost reductions for businesses, moving from the mainframe to the PC, from the PC to client/server, to the web and now to the cloud.

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Apr 29

On Tuesday VMware and Salesforce.com announced their joint venture - vmforce.com. Both vendors offered informative blog posts about the announcement, and I recommend reading the following: VMforce and VMware’s “Open PaaS” Strategy (Steve Herrod) VMForce: Why? What? How? (Anshu Sharma)…

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