EMC Corporation has kicked off a 24-hour, around-the-world live broadcast
announcing new products that help give customers the speed they need to lead
their IT Transformation. Today's news includes revolutionary technology
advances in the EMC VNX line of midrange storage, new capabilities for the
world's fastest growing reference architecture - EMC VSPEX, the upcoming
general availability of EMC ViPR - a new Software-Defined Storage platform,
and finally, a preview of "Project Nile" - which EMC expects to be the
world's first commercially-available complete, Web-scale storage
infrastructure for the data center.
Collectively these new innovations provide customers and partners with the
essential building blocks they need to build Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud
environments. EMC President and Chief Operating Officer, David Goulden, had
this to say about the impact ... (more)
The data center and telecom networks that clouds depend on for new
revenue-generating services cost more than they bring in according to Intel.
So the chipmaker is throwing its considerable weight behind Software-Defined
Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV), which it says
will bring down the cost of network acquisition and management by separating
the hardware from the software.
Those capex and opex costs include reducing the size of data center and the
power needed to run it. Verizon has apparently dabbled in the technology and
saved 90% on the time it take... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that the 8th International Cloud Expo will
take place June 6-9, 2011, in New York City.
The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's
leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York,
Silicon Valley and in Europe. Over 600 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry
professionals have participated in Cloud Computing Expo since its inception,
more than all other Cloud-related events put together.
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Explore SSD technology and key considerations when designing SSDs into cloud
computing environments. Learn about the best known practices to overcome IO
bottlenecks and accelerate cloud applications.
In their session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Tahmid Rahman, an
Applications Engineer at Intel, and Chuck Brown, Data Center SSD Product Line
Manager at Intel, will cover key aspects of storage subsystem metrics
including Quality of Service (QoS) and how IOP consistency is critical to
cloud storage deployment and performance; SSD endura... (more)
Covario announced a new, economics-based solution for managing online
presence that challenges the traditional agency model. With its launch of D3
-- Data Driven Decisions for Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Covario has
identified an automation-driven solution that dramatically reduces
inefficiencies in large scale SEO management programs by automating processes
that consume an estimated 30-40 percent of current investment.
"Having worked with large advertisers over the past few years, it's become
apparent that the current model for managing SEO is fundamentally flawed,"
said ... (more)
Phoenix Technologies, a provider of PC 3.0(TM) products, services and
embedded technologies, today announced an agreement to distribute HyperSpace,
an instant-on computing environment, with Intel(R) Desktop Boards featuring
the integrated Intel(R) Atom(TM) processors 230 and 330 . These Intel
motherboards with HyperSpace technology will be available worldwide in
CYQ42009. The agreement means that millions of nettop users and other
low-cost, light-weight computing devices powered by Intel's market-leading
Atom processors can enjoy the same high levels of efficiency, fun and