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December 10, 2010  10:22 PM

Gartner: rookie virtualization mistakes to avoid



Posted by: Alex Barrett
Gartner Data Center Conference, mistakes, pitfalls, problems, Virtualization, VMware

What are the most common mistakes IT managers make when doing a server virtualization project? There are many, and they’re easily avoidable, said a gaggle of Gartner analysts at the Gartner Data Center Conference in Las Vegas this week. Most virtualization goofs center around lack of planning...

March 17, 2009  5:36 PM

Cisco’s Unified Computing System strategy; smart move?



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
blade server, Cisco Systems, Cisco UCS, Cisco Unified Computing System, Intel Nehalem, Networking, Virtualization, VMware

I tuned in to Cisco's web-based news conference yesterday to hear about their first server platform within the Unified Computing System, and my eyes are still rolling today. Instead of showing off...


February 2, 2009  5:52 PM

NFL’s biggest game supported by IBM’s smallest system



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
blade server, IBM, IBM BladeCenter S, mobil data center, NFL, SuperBowl, virtual machine, VMware

If you watched the Steelers win their sixth Super Bowl last night, everything you heard from the press and all the stats from NFL.com came from


September 17, 2008  6:23 PM

vCloud initiative: Enterprises moving to clouds



Posted by: Leah Rosin
cloud computing, DataCenter, server virtualization, virtual machines, VMware

On Monday at VMWorld, a new cloud computing intiative was launched: vCloud. As James Urquhart pointed out at his blog,


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...


August 22, 2008  4:50 PM

VMmark a server vendor leapfrog game



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
DataCenter, Dell, HP, IBM, server consolidation, server virtualization, virtual machines, Virtualization, VMmark, VMware

This week I wrote a follow up story on VMware Inc.'s virtualization performance benchmarking tool, VMmark, and found it is mainly used by vendors as a way to market...


August 20, 2008  1:56 PM

Virtual machines per server: A viable metric for hardware selection?



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Blade servers, DataCenter, Dell, HP, server consolidation, server virtualization, Verari Systems, virtual machines, Virtualization, VMware


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