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Sep 14 2015

Deep Dive Into Dell's PowerEdge FX2 Server: Did Someone Just Reinvent The Blade?

Partners say Dell's PowerEdge FX2 is changing the game and represents an entire new modular blade server architecture for converged infrastructure, density and efficiency all within a 2U rack form factor.

Sep 11 2015

VMware Lures Cloud Startups And Developers With New Container Tech, Subscription-Based Licensing

VMware grew up focused on IT operations and infrastructure customers, but now it's rolling out a new type of virtualization that's aimed at cloud developers and startups.

Sep 10 2015

Skyport Systems Names Former HP Exec As CEO

'Now is the time to really scale up the business, develop marketing infrastructure, create more opportunities for partners and really go prove the market,' new CEO Art Gilliland tells CRN.

Sep 04 2015

VMware Shows Off Shiny New Container Technology In Push To Attract Cloud Developers

VMware grew up as a vendor focused on data center infrastructure, and now it's trying to bring developers into the fold with new technology that lets containers run on its vSphere server virtualization platform.

Sep 04 2015

Sources: HP, Nutanix In Talks On Hyper-Converged OEM Or Reseller Agreement

Hewlett-Packard, following the playbook of rivals Dell and SimpliVity, is in talks with Nutanix about a possible relationship under which HP may sell hyper-converged infrastructure appliances based on the Nutanix software stack, multiple sources said this week..

Sep 04 2015

Sources: HP, Nutanix Discussing Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Relationship

Hewlett-Packard, following the playbook of rivals Dell and SimpliVity, is in talks with Nutanix about a possible relationship under which HP may sell hyper-converged infrastructure appliances based on the Nutanix software stack, multiple sources said this week..

Sep 02 2015

Microsoft Pairs Premium Storage With High-Compute Instance, Yielding Azure's Most-Powerful VMs

The new GS instances will give Microsoft partners more options for enticing customers to migrate from on-premise infrastructure, says Corey Sanders, director of program management on the Azure compute team.

Sep 01 2015

VMware: Our Hybrid Cloud Solves Tough Tech Challenges Better Than Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure

VMware is trying to play catch-up in the public cloud market with a story about how hybrid cloud infrastructure is the best way for customers to scale existing apps and build new mobile apps.

Aug 27 2015

SimpliVity Promises Remote Office Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Ease, Details Lenovo Partnership

The third generation of the SimpliVity OmniStack hyper-converged infrastructure platform is focused on easing the management of appliances and the protection of data in remote and branch offices.

Aug 26 2015

IBM Releases New Private-Cloud-As-A-Service

Big Blue deploys the Blue Box tech it acquired across its global SoftLayer infrastructure.

Aug 25 2015

15 High-Performance Flash Solutions From The Flash Memory Summit

A variety of hardware and software solutions and components were introduced at this month's Flash Memory Summit, aimed at increasing the performance of customers' storage infrastructures.

Aug 22 2015

Longtime EMC, VMware Storage Exec Chuck Hollis Jumps To Oracle

Chuck Hollis, a 19-year EMC storage executive who's been at VMware the past couple of years, moves to Oracle to take a position in its converged infrastructure group.

Aug 18 2015

Sources: Lenovo Jumping Into Enterprise Hyper-Converged With SimpliVity Partnership

Lenovo plans to offer SimpliVity's software-defined hyper-converged infrastructure on its System X servers, sources with knowledge of the pact told CRN.

Aug 13 2015

Cisco's Hyper-Converged Strategy Is To Partner, Not Acquire, Says CEO Chuck Robbins

Cisco's new CEO Chuck Robbins told CRN the networking giant plans to partner instead of acquire in the red-hot, hyper-converged infrastructure space.

Aug 13 2015

Cisco's Chuck Robbins On VMware's Shortcomings, The HP Split And The Future Of Cisco-SimpliVity

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins spoke with CRN about where some of Cisco's competitors are falling short, his hyperconverged infrastructure plan and how partners contributed to the company's strong results.

Aug 10 2015

Next-Gen 250: Ahead Of The Curve

CRN's annual Next-Gen 250 highlights the solution providers that are ahead of the curve when it comes to transforming their businesses to meet demands for emerging technologies, such as cloud computing, software-defined networking, hyper-converged infrastructure and big data.

Aug 04 2015

DMTF Helps Enable Multi-Vendor Data Center Management with New Redfish 1.0 Standard

Broad industry collaboration results in a simple and secure standard for modern IT infrastructures to reduce vendor lock-in and increase the productivity of system administrators

PORTLAND, Ore. – August 4, 2015DMTF today announced the release of Redfish 1.0, a standard for data center and systems management that delivers improved performance, functionality, scalability and security. Designed to meet the expectations of end users for simple and interoperable management of modern scalable platform hardware, Redfish takes advantage of widely-used technologies to speed implementation and help system administrators be more effective.

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Aug 04 2015

DMTF Helps Enable Multi-Vendor Data Center Management with New Redfish 1.0 Standard

Broad industry collaboration results in a simple and secure standard for modern IT infrastructures to reduce vendor lock-in and increase the productivity of system administrators

PORTLAND, Ore. – August 4, 2015DMTF today announced the release of Redfish 1.0, a standard for data center and systems management that delivers improved performance, functionality, scalability and security. Designed to meet the expectations of end users for simple and interoperable management of modern scalable platform hardware, Redfish takes advantage of widely-used technologies to speed implementation and help system administrators be more effective.

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Aug 03 2015

Solution Providers Place Their Bets On The Top Disruptions In IT

Is it SDN? Hyper-converged infrastructure? Or another technology destined to disrupt the way every company does business? Solution providers name their game-changers.

Jul 30 2015

10 Emerging Data Center Vendors You Need To Know About

Here are 10 startups that are remaking the data center technology landscape, from hyper-converged infrastructure appliances, to data center monitoring software, to systems management tools.

Jul 28 2015

Four Giants Ramped Up Dominance Of Cloud Infrastructure Services In Q2

No one's going to catch Amazon, Microsoft, IBM and Google, which now control more than half the cloud infrastructure services market, says Synergy Research.

Jul 27 2015

CA Taps Former Cisco Development Exec To Be New Chief Product Officer

Company strengthens DevOps lineup with updated application and infrastructure management software.

Jul 24 2015

Intel, Rackspace Team To Drive OpenStack Innovation

The companies are assembling a team to mature the open-source IaaS code, and not developing another distribution. The project aims to make it easier for solution providers and their customers to consume OpenStack.

Jul 23 2015

Cisco Sells Set-Top Business To Technicolor For $600 Million

Cisco partners say the company's deal to sell its Connected Devices unit is a smart move as it refocuses on its core competencies, including networking, infrastructure and the Internet of Things.

Jul 22 2015

VCE Channel Chief: Partners That Take 'Consultative' Approach 'Are Killing It'

Chris Sullivan says the partners that do the most business and make the most money in converged infrastructure have first made a commitment to become more than just deliverers of boxes.

Jul 17 2015

Hyper-Converged Startup SimpliVity Parts Ways With Top Sales Exec, CEO Taking Over His Role

The startup in the red-hot hyper-converged infrastructure market has undergone a management shuffle aimed at getting it ready for a potential IPO, according to its CEO.

Jul 10 2015

Watch Out, AWS: Virtustream Deal Begins EMC's Life As A Cloud Provider

EMC has officially stepped into the cloud provider market, closing its $1.2 billion cash acquisition of Bethesda, Md.-based cloud software and Infrastructure-as-a-Service firm Virtustream.

Jul 09 2015

Partners: Can Physical Security Become A Differentiator For Carriers?

Physical security measures for the protection of infrastructure could make the difference, as physical attacks emerge as a growing threat for solution providers.

Jul 08 2015

A Cut Below: More Focus Needed On Physical Threats To Carrier Networks

In the wake of the recent spate of fiber-optic cables being cut on the West Coast, solution providers say that there isn't enough emphasis placed on infrastructure security.

Jul 08 2015

Real Cutting Edge: More Focus Needed On Physical Threats To Carrier Networks

In the wake of the recent spate of fiber-optic cables being cut on the West Coast, solution providers say that there isn't enough emphasis placed on infrastructure security.

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