It has been a year since Facebook announced that its Open Compute Project had an initiative focused on defining a network switch that could be used with a variety of operating systems, so that data center operators would not get locked into using a single vendor’s software once they bought that vendor’s hardware.
Archive for: June 2014
New Signature, a $14 million company that has pivoted aggressively to a cloud-focused business model, defeats a slew of consulting giants to win the 2014 U.S. Microsoft Partner of the Year award.
The changing dynamics in today’s workplace are creating tremendous opportunities for AV Integrators.
For those of you who have used vCenter Heartbeat to protect your vCenter instances, please be aware that we have announced the end of its availability as of June 2 2014.
Don’t worry though if you’re using it today; the current iteration will be supported through late 2018.
Here is our Top 20 KB list for May 2014. This list is ranked by the number of times a VMware Support Request was resolved by following the steps in a published Knowledge Base article.
HP announced a new infrastructure solution for SAP‘s in-memory computing system HANA, which converges database and application platform capabilities for transactions, analytics, text analysis, predictive and spatial processing. The system is a product of the HP and SAP co-innovation initiative called “Project Kraken.”
Matt Hurley, Juniper’s new vice president of worldwide partner marketing, said he is pumping more resources and more dollars into Juniper’s partner marketing organization, despite broader cutbacks to the company’s marketing unit.
May’s notable executive moves included departures sparked by management shakeups at SAP and Kaspersky Lab, as well as a new role for Cisco’s long-time channel chief.
Today’s IT conversations cannot happen without some discussion about “the cloud”. Generally, this means the different public/consumer technology solutions that are very easy to get into and not necessarily so easy to get out of. The solutions are flexible, work across devices and appear to be very inexpensive since the costs are largely measured “per month”.
Blog Author – Quentin Esterhuizen
Flash or Solid State Drives are becoming more and more popular within the data center. With all the more attention it gets, many people still don’t really understand that there are a wide variety of types of flash drives out there. It’s really important to appreciate the differences in technology because they have drastically different characteristics.