Virtualization Expo on Ulitzer
Virtualization cuts across just about all that you might find in the today's
data center: to one degree or another, clients, servers, applications,
storage systems, data networks, and security can all now be virtualized. .
By compressing multiple workloads onto a single physical server,
Virtualization enables data centers to save tremendous amounts of money on
hardware, power, cooling and floor space.
For small and midsized enterprises, Virtualization can also help data centers
tap into levels of fault tolerance previously enjoyed only by huge
And chief executives are discovering that Virtualization has the potential
not only to improve the balance sheet, but also to strengthen competitive
advantage and put a shine on the corporate brand.
Designing and managing IT environments independently from physical
limitations is... (more)
Citrix is asking the questions, "are you being asked to do more with less,
like trying to overcome legacy VPN deployment barriers while reducing costs?
Is providing remote access for some users simply too expensive?" The company
is holding an interactive Webinar featuring security analyst Lisa Phifer
discuss how companies can deliver more effective access by augmenting
traditional VPNs with Citrix GoToMyPC Corporate.
Lisa has years of experience developing remote-access implementation
strategies, according to Citrix. Key points to be made during the seminar,
according to Citrix i... (more)
Mercury Research has charted the longitude and latitude of the “Perfect
Storm” that AMD said swamped its dingy last quarter, causing it to lose
View John C. Dvorak's comments on the Intel AMD lawsuit, live from JavaOne
with SYS-CON publisher Roger Strukhoff
The storm was Intel, whose refreshed product line won back seven points of
share in servers, eight points in desktops and four points in notebooks.
Intel in Q1 owned 80.5% of the total market, according to Mercury’s
count, up six points sequentially, reducing AMD to less than 20% for the
first t... (more)
This month Egenera will expand its diskless, stateless Processing Blade
line-up with a new four-socket pBlade with 64GB of memory based around
dual-core second-generation 2.8GHz Opteron 8220 SE processors.
It will be Egenera's largest memory offering, the same as Sun managed to
squeeze on its new Xeon and Opteron blades, and is certified for Windows, Red
Hat, SUSE and Solaris.
It's a standard 1U form factor.
From VMWorld last week, Microsoft promised the first Windows Server 2008
release candidate (RC0) would be out by the end of the month along with the
very first public sighting of Viridian, its virtualization hypervisor, in the
form of a pre-beta Community Technology Preview. Longhorn, of course, has
been delayed again, this time until the first or early second quarter of next
year. Viridian was always supposed to follow six months later.