Puppet 3.2 Adds Content Modules, Speeds Deployment


Automation provider Puppet Labs continues to streamline its platform, releasing version 3.2. The new version adds modules to help IT teams get up and running more quickly, as well as simplifies agent installs and adds a tech preview of physical and virtual hardware provisioning solution, Razor. Read More

Intel Adds KVM Gateway for Data Center Manager


Intel (INTC) has launched the Intel Datacenter Manager Virtual KVM Gateway, a stand-alone console version of the cross-platform keyboard-video-mouse (KVM) application designed to provide IT managers with a single console to remotely troubleshoot IT devices. Read More

Schneider Electric Extends PowerChute Network Shutdown Support For Virtual Cluster Environments

Schneider Electric has extended PowerChute Network Shutdown Software Support for Virtual Cluster Environments. By supporting virtual machine migration in virtual cluster environments, virtual machines affected by power disturbances can be migrated to hosts not impacted by the specific UPS event, ensuring the virtual systems stay online as long as possible and affording IT managers the time needed to assess and address the power issue. Read More

FieldView: The Taxonomy Of DCIM Is Crystallizing


DCIM provider FieldView Solutions now monitors 2.5 gigawatts of data center space located on six continents, and has been gaining traction in the multi-tenant data center space. The company believes that we are now past the peak of the hype, and now is the time for the DCIM marketplace vendors to really differentiate. Read More