Verizon’s Public Cloud Aimed at Enterprise – PC World
Customers using CaaS can manage their service through a console that allows them to provision resources as they wish, which also means if they decommission a resource, they will automatically stop being charged for it, he said. Companies can run applications either on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Windows OSes.
Data center virtualization can cut network costs but adds complexity – Search Networking
While there might be fewer physical switches and routers, a virtualization strategy often means more logical, virtual devices that also have to be managed. But now, many traditional networking tools, such as probes, may not spot problems unless specifically created for a virtual environment.
HP Thin Client Launches Thin Clients and Desktop Virtualization Software – Virtually Speaking – ZDNet
The key challenge HP and other suppliers of competitive technology face is to help IT decision makers and an organization’s staff to understand that this approach to accessing needed applications and data offers similar performance to working on a dedicated personal computer in any but the most demanding of environments. This approach also provides the benefits of improved management, better security and, possibly, greater levels of reliability and availability.
VMware Playing a New Role in Storage – Virtual Strategy Magazine
You might expect an atmosphere of hostility to develop between VMware and the ecosystem of vendors anticipating the company’s growing role in storage. However, what I found is VMware executing on its strategies while at the same time successfully cultivating strong relationships with storage OEMs like HP, operating system vendors such as Red Hat and independent storage software vendors like Symantec.
Tom’s Hardware : News super talent raiddrive ssd – Tom’s Hardware
The current generation of Super Talent’s RAIDdrive GS actually uses four Indilinx SSD controllers on one card and supports up to 2 TB of in a MLC configuration or 1 TB in a SLC configuration. Keep in mind that you get more capacity with MLC drives but you take a performance hit. SLC SSD drives also cost a lot more to produce.