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Airbus Deploys Modular Supercomputer

HP POD

Airbus, one of the world’s largest aircraft manufacturers, has boosted its supercomputing power with the deployment of a high performance computing cluster housed in two containerized HP Performance Optimized Datacenters (PODs). Read More

NOAA Targets Hurricanes With Computer Power

A new NOAA supercomputing facility in West Virginia could help improve weather forecasters’ ability to predict the power of huge hurricanes, which could eventually help public officials make better decisions about evacuations. Read More

Cisco, VMware Collaborate on Network Virtualization

At VMworld 2011, Cisco and VMware introduced VXLAN (Virtual eXtensible Local Area Network), describing it as a breakthrough in network virtualization. VXLAN is a collaborative effort for an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) draft as a framework for overlaying virtualized layer 2 networks over layer 3 networks. Read More

VMworld 2011 News: EMC, VCE, CiRBA, Riverbed

EMC Boots 500 desktops in 5 minutes, VCE launches Vblock compliance solution, Riverbed (RVBD) says its Steelhead WAN optimization accelerates cloud replication, CiRBA announces DCI Control 7 for virtual infrastructures. Read More

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