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November 25, 2008  1:50 PM

Sun Microsystems provides storage, hard drive wiping services



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
data erasure, DataCenter, DataManagement, hard drive wiping, IT Asset management, Sun Microsystems, x86 server

Last week I chatted with Michelle Dennedy, Chief Privacy Officer for Sun Microsystems Inc., about a new data erasure service the company is offering as part of Sun's recently

November 6, 2008  9:00 PM

Eight reasons data center managers should thank Wall Street



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
BladeLogic, Capacity Planning, data center consolidation, data center efficiency, Database, DataCenter, Green computing, GridApp, IT Asset management, server virtualization

Earlier this week I spoke with Rob Gardos, the CEO of the New York-based IT automation company GridApp Systems, about his paper “Eight Reasons Data Center Managers should thank Wall Street for the Financial Meltdown.” As a reporter, I am...


October 28, 2008  3:56 PM

Data Center efficiency tips and tricks from Data Center Decisions



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Capacity Planning, data center consolidation, data center efficiency, DataCenter, Green computing, IT Asset management, server virtualization, Uptime Institute, Virtualization, x86 server

The overarching theme of the Data Center Decisions conference in Chicago last week was energy; how much data centers use, how much they pay for it, and how much they could be...


October 15, 2008  6:53 PM

Gartner lists 10 most disruptive technologies of 2009



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
blade server, Blade servers, CIO, cloud computing, data center efficiency, DataCenter, Facebook, Gartner, Green computing, IT Asset management, Virtualization, x86 server

Gartner, Inc. analysts highlighted the top 10 technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2009 during the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, being held in Orlando through...


September 15, 2008  1:52 PM

Unisys updates server with six-core Intel Xeon, enhances services



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Capacity Planning, Data center disaster recovery, data center efficiency, DataCenter, Hyper-V, IT Asset management, Microsoft Windows, server virtualization, Unisys, virtual machines, Virtualization, VMware, x86 server, Xeon processor

Blue Bell, Pa.-based Unisys Corp. announced its new ES7000 Model 7600R Enterprise Server using Intel Xeon six-core processors (Dunnington), which Intel also...


July 25, 2008  2:20 PM

Zimory testing data center resource trading marketplace



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Capacity Planning, cloud computing, DataCenter, IT Asset management, Networking, virtual machines, x86 server

Zimory, a spin-off of Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, the research and development unit of Deutsche Telekom AG in Berlin, Germany, is testing a...


July 24, 2008  9:09 PM

Symantec data center guru talks about riding herd on IT assets and the challenge of chargeback



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
Capacity Planning, DataCenter, IT Asset management

I recently spoke with Kenneth Gonzalez, leader of Symantec’s Data Center Transformation Services team about how data center managers can get rogue business units to give up their crappy old servers and how to make data center costs explicit to internal end users. This is an excerpt of that...


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