Following good revenue growth in 2011 in its Ethernet business, networking vendor, Brocade, hopes to engage the channel to capitalise on opportunities in the service provider space.
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Cisco names new corporate priorities including core technologies, collaboration architecture, and business and technology transformation
Fill in ARN’s annual survey of the Australian IT Channel and be in the running to win a Toshiba AT100 Tablet
The carbon tax will have an impact - but how much remains to be seen
City of Ryde approves energy efficient datacentre for Macquarie Park
It is crucial that businesses understand the current datacentre landscape: Macquarie Telecom
The controversial Carbon Tax has been passed by the Senate, making the legislation a fact of life for most Australian IT businesses.
Certain limitations of cloud computing could be remedied by telcos that have their own network infrastructures, according to Bell Labs computer networks researcher, Moritz Steiner.
<a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/062211-startup-bromium-takes-aim-at.html">Bromium</a> is a well funded startup that promises to tap some little-used inherent strengths of <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/xen-hypervisor-goes-mainstream">Xen</a> <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/102510-burning-questions-virtualization-storage.html">virtualization</a> to secure public clouds, opening up the possibility of greater cost savings for businesses that will be able to trust more data to these services.
Worldwide datacentre hardware spending is projected to reach $US98.9 billion in 2011, up 12.7 per cent from 2010 spending of $US87.8 billion. Datacentre hardware spending is forecast to total $US106.4 billion in 2012 and surpass $126.2 billion in 2015. Datacentre hardware spending includes servers, storage and enterprise datacentre networking equipment.
Hitachi Data Systems announced a new converged platform alongside SAP that will help users manage and analyze massive amounts of critical data, while improving business decisions and insight based on instant access to that data.
<a href="http://www.networkworld.com/subnets/cisco/">Cisco</a> used to be a networking company, pure and simple. It built its dominance and influence on capturing a dominant market position in routers and switches, both in the enterprise and in service provider networks.
Several different flavors have sprung up in <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/cloud-computing.html">cloud computing</a> and each has their pros and cons. Add to these the plethora of vendor-created acronyms and it can be confusing to figure out the best option.
Infrastructure-as-a-service provider GoGrid is adding a dedicated line service between its facilities so users can be sure of fast and secure transfers.
Becomes NetApp Gold partner in Australia and will supply FlexPod solutions in the market
It has become the first cloud solutions provider in Australia to attain this accreditation
<a href="http://www.networkworld.com/subnets/cisco/">Cisco</a> this week unveiled a raft of networking enhancements and extensions designed to scale data centers to securely support increasing amounts of data.
Perhaps it's a matter of keeping your friends close but your enemies closer: Bitter data center and networking rivals Cisco and HP collaborated to develop a switch for HP's blade server systems to address the needs of joint customers.
Australian datacentre hardware market is expected to reach $1.83 billion
<a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/data-center.html">Data center</a> consolidation continues to be a hot topic, and with good reason. It has proven to be an effective way to reduce costs and complexity, setting organizations on a course for more efficient IT management. But while the benefits are proven, the path to success takes careful navigation.
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