Catching up on several industry news items from this morning:
- Amazon (AMZN) continues to adapt its Amazon Web Services utility computing platform for enterprise use, and said today that it will now support products from Oracle (ORCL). The Oracle Database 11g, Oracle Fusion Middleware, and Oracle Enterprise Manager can now be licensed to run in the cloud on Amazon EC2. Customers can even use their existing software licenses with no additional license
- Emerson Network Power (EMR) announced new leadership roles for Anand Ekbote and Charles O’Donnell. Ekbote now has a leadership role in the Emerson Network Power monitoring and infrastructure management center of expertise for the Liebert business as vice president of monitoring, and O’Donnell is playing a lead role in product development as vice president of engineering for the Liebert AC Power business
- IBM today announced its Systems Director 6.1 “intelligent dashboard” software that will allow clients to view, maintain and adjust the energy consumption, performance, and hardware utilization of their multi-system, virtualized environment – all in a single view.