Virtualization

Storage Failures Hamper Cloud Foundry

Cloud Foundry, the new cloud platform hosted by VMware, has experienced “multiple failures” in its storage infrastructure today. Cloud Foundry says the issues are limiting users’ ability to log in and manage their applications. Read More

Benefits of Data Center Consolidation

Are low cost servers, used for applications such as sales force automation and workgroup collaboration creating server sprawl in your data center? This is a typical situation for many data center operators and before long your find you outgrow your available power and cooling capacity. Read More

Protecting Data on Virtual Servers

Server virtualization is firmly embedded in the mainstream of enterprise IT. The efficiencies and flexibility of virtualizing server operations have been demonstrated time and again in large enterprises: server virtualization makes it possible to increase server utilization, reduce power consumption, simplify IT workload, and rapidly adapt to changing business needs. Small and mid-sized businesses are now seeking to achieve many of the same advantages of server virtualization as large enterprises. Read More

Reduce Power and Cooling Costs with Virtualization

This white paper discusses the benefits virtualization offers and how the next generation of servers can provide up to 27 times more compute capability than the previous generation servers. Best of all, in the examples shown some operators found these strategies paid for themselves in as little as two months. Read More

2010 the Year of Data Center Transformation

2010 marked the beginning of trend toward serious data center transformation effort for many data center operators. Much of the focus for data center transformation spending will be designated for virtualization efforts. Unfortunately, legacy servers lack flexibility and have limited I/O and memory capacity, and thus cannot scale to meet the new demands of the business. This white paper from HP and AMD looks at the forces that are driving data center transformation and provides an overview of how the ProLiant servers are designed for to meet the needs of today’s modern data center. Read More

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