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October 17, 2017 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Pensa Launches to Transform Software-Defined Data Centers with Intelligent Automation Technology New Pensa Lab Solution Helps Customers Address IT Complexity to Innovate Faster

Mountain View, Calif., October 4, 2017 – Pensa, the provider of intelligent SaaS technology to simplify the delivery of complete virtual data centers, today announced the company’s formal launch including the appointment of Pensa Chief …

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Data Center Standards: Where’s the Value?
November 23, 2017 – 12:52 am | Comments Off on Data Center Standards: Where’s the Value?

Standards are crucial for any data center, but there seem to be so many of them now; and issuing organizations are ready to go to war to defend the value of their particular ones. Staying on top of the myriad of standards is a dizzying prospect for any person charged with knowing which to use and which to dismiss.

“Context plays a crucial role in the relevance of different standards,” said Greg Schulz, a consultant with Storage and ServerIO Group. “With some standards pertaining to power, cooling, HVAC and fire, and others pertaining to security or computing, gravitate toward those standard which are most applicable and relevant.”

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Microsoft’s Cloud Rolls Out Red Carpet for VMware Workloads
November 23, 2017 – 12:33 am | Comments Off on Microsoft’s Cloud Rolls Out Red Carpet for VMware Workloads
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As organizations quickly learn when they explore their cloud computing options, migrating to the cloud is often easier said than done. Microsoft is smoothing out that process, at least for organizations that have invested in …

Hortonworks Receives a Hold from Cowen & Co.
November 22, 2017 – 11:49 pm | Comments Off on Hortonworks Receives a Hold from Cowen & Co.
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Cowen & Co. analyst Derrick Wood reiterated a Hold rating on Hortonworks (NASDAQ: HDP) on November 20 and set a price target of $18. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $20.28, close to its 52-week …

Security, vendor choices affect server purchases for IT buyers
November 22, 2017 – 11:28 pm | Comments Off on Security, vendor choices affect server purchases for IT buyers
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Although server purchases aren’t based solely on security capabilities, there is a proliferation of protection, detection and recovery features to consider for most enterprise tasks. Modern security features now extend well beyond traditional Trusted Platform …

New Standards for Big Data
November 22, 2017 – 10:55 pm | Comments Off on New Standards for Big Data
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Big data holds great promise: structured and unstructured data harvested, processes and analysed in near-real-time by organisations sifting for new opportunities or seeking to refine existing activities. Data is pouring in: from sensors, shoppers, IoT, …

MapR Gives Single View Of Big Data
November 22, 2017 – 10:44 pm | Comments Off on MapR Gives Single View Of Big Data
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The enormous amount of data being generated will do companies little good if they can’t more easily gather it from multiple sources, store it, analyze it and gain important insights into it that will help …

Going after VMware, Microsoft debuts a free Azure cloud migration service
November 21, 2017 – 11:39 pm | Comments Off on Going after VMware, Microsoft debuts a free Azure cloud migration service
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Microsoft Corp.’s latest cloud tool should make it considerably easier for companies to transfer their on-premises applications to its infrastructure-as-a-service platform.

Azure Migrate, which was unveiled today, is touted as a convenient means of moving workloads powered …

HPE’s AMD EPYC-Powered VM Server Breaks Benchmark Records
November 21, 2017 – 11:28 pm | Comments Off on HPE’s AMD EPYC-Powered VM Server Breaks Benchmark Records
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Here’s some news that should give chip maker AMD a needed shot in the arm for its new EPYC line of processors. Two new world record Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) benchmarks have been set …

OVH Bursts into US Market with Dedicated Private Cloud
November 21, 2017 – 10:59 pm | Comments Off on OVH Bursts into US Market with Dedicated Private Cloud
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European cloud provider OVH will soon debut its hosted-private cloud offerings in the U.S. The service is based on vCloud Air, which it purchased from VMware in April. These services include disaster recovery, enterprise dedicated …