A recent IDC survey investigating server virtualization deployments in vorious organizations reveals that the technology is transforming server, storage, and networking infrastructure and even more so the way their datacenters are and will be built and managed.
The survey also suggests that many users are pushing their virtual server environments to the limits, which is causing several problems, such as virtual server sprawl and storage I/O bottlenecks.
3PAR, a provider of utility storage, announced that managed global IT service provider and 3PAR Cloud-Agile partner DataPipe now offers differentiated virtual private array (VPA) and disaster recovery (DR) services as part of their Stratosphere cloud services, which are powered by 3PAR Utility Storage.
DataPipe is the first member of the 3PAR Cloud-Agile program to offer its customers 3PAR Cloud-Agile ASSURED and 3PAR Cloud-Agile SECURED services through this program.
Jinan Yinquan Technology has announced that its data center virtualization technology project has received 500,000 yuan from Shandong Economic and Information Technology Committee.
Following the award, the wholly owned subsidiary of China VoIP & Digital Telecom said it is well positioned to take full advantage of the tremendous economic growth currently being experienced in China.
Separate backup data center locations are not being used by many companies to provide the complete data-recovery system, according to research.
Instead they are relying on failover to separate storage arrays and servers within the same physical building.
DTM Systems Corporation has achieved HP Virtualization Solutions Elite Partner status for Advanced Virtualization Expertise.
To be selected as an HP Virtualization Elite Partner, companies must provide expert service and support and offer clients complete virtualization solutions – from capacity planning assessments to design, installation, configuration, data migration, training, and post-installation services.
Aress Software has launched an online backup solution which gives 1GB of free space and also comes with an unlimited storage option.
Called BackupandShare.com, the service is aimed at business and individual users, and has an ability to schedule backup for PCs and Macs.
Symantec has announced an agreement to distribute Norton Online Backup on HP consumer desktop and notebook PCs worldwide.
The move is part of Symantec’s plans to expand its consumer business beyond its line of Norton security products.
Western Digital has dismissed the growing trend of virtualisation among enterprises as a possible threat – and instead emphasised the indispensable value of internal hard drives in businesses.
Noel Timbol, business development manager at WD, said recent virtualisation efforts undertaken by companies have not made any dent on the sales of their Enterprise models.
Fujitsu has launched a new-generation blade server system as a key part of its global growth program to boost its market share for x86 servers.
The PRIMERGY BX900 is a complete dynamic server infrastructure in a single blade cube.
Imeem has launched its Mobile social music application for the iPhone and iPod touch.
The main thrust of the online streaming service is the ability to search and play millions of user-posted songs through a free downloadable app.