There’s awe in the instantaneous speed that VMware offers in set up and tear down of VMs but worry about potential abuse of that power, too, deliberate or unintentional.
Mucha decided Stanford Hospital & Clinics would benefit by adding another layer of security controls for VMware’s ESX servers and management console by inserting the policy-enforcement appliance from start-up HyTrust.
Opinion: The green goal of a paperless office remains elusive – San Jose Mercury News
The key to implementing a paperless office is to first provide convenient electronic access to documents from anywhere at any time and then make paper use inconvenient. It is critical to do both. If paper use is made inconvenient without offering a great alternative, there will be loud complaints. Likewise, if a firm just provides electronic access, but paper is still convenient to use, the migration away from paper is limited.
Intel X25-M 80GB SSD – InfoWorld
The Intel X25-M 80GB drive is meant to be the mainstream drive that brings SSDs to mass market. We received the model SSDSA2MH080G1GC, which has a 2.5-inch form factor similar to laptop hard disks. Enthusiasts would take to this drive right away, considering that it makes no noise at all and doesn’t heat up. It helps conserve power too, with its rated usage of 60 mW (milliwatts) at idle and 150 mW during read/write operations, this is about one-hundredth of normal desktop HDDs.
VMware buys small stake in cloud hosting provider – Information Age
VMware, the virtualisation software vendor whose kit is central to many so-called cloud-computing environments, has bought a 5% stake in cloud hosting provider Terremark for $20 million.