Data Center

SoftLayer’s high hopes for Asia
Global cloud infrastructure provider SoftLayer Technologies has set its sights on Asia for its next growth phase, targeting to develop strategic partners in four countries within the region, according to a company official.
Dell ramps up server and networking offerings
Dell has announced a slew of products over the last couple of weeks, from servers to storage, including hardware optimized for Microsoft Corp’s new Windows Server 2012 operating system.
Symantec and Red Hat in extended collaboration
Symantec Corp and Red Hat Inc have announced an extended collaboration to deliver solutions that help customers deploy agile private and hybrid clouds and create highly resilient data centers. The expanded relationship spans engineering, marketing, support, and sales groups in both companies.
Microsoft announces Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Corp has announced the general availability of Windows Server 2012, the latest version of its server operating system (OS), which it described in a statement as the cornerstone of a cloud OS.
SEA’s data centers trail advanced nations: IDC
Southeast Asian-based (SEA) enterprises that have data center operations in their respective countries are severely lacking compared to their global counterparts with many scoring only slightly better than a basic rating, reveals a recent survey conducted by IDC, and sponsored by IBM.
Ingram Micro eyes regional virtualization, data center markets
IT distributor Ingram Micro Inc is eyeing the growing virtualization and data center market in the region after having sealed an agreement with wide area network (WAN) optimization specialist Silver Peak Systems.
A new stitch for Brocade
Brocade, so long hidden in the backrooms of the Information Technology (IT) world, is intent on taking advantage of the continuing role virtualization is playing in cloud computing, as well as an ambitious plan by the Malaysian Government to position the country as a regional data center hub.
You’ve not seen a rack like this one: HP’s Gen8 servers
Hewlett--Packard has launched its ProLiant Generation 8 servers, the product of the two-year US$300mil research and development Project Voyager program that has seen more than 900 patents being filed. Describing them as the industry’s most “self-sufficient” servers, HP said the Generation 8 was designed on the three pillars of reducing complexity, cost and downtime; and is part of the company’s effort to transform the server lifecyle and redefine data center economics.
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