By now we're all familiar with the big names in the cloud computing industry, such as Amazon, Rackspace and VMware.
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Technology application provider, Embarcadero Technologies, recently launched FireMonkey, a CPU- and GPU-powered business application platform that allows developers to generate visually-engaging, native applications for Windows, Mac and mobile (iOS).
The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks led to scores of changes in how U.S. residents live and do business, and the IT industry was not spared.
IBM and 3M today said they will jointly develop a new line of adhesives they hope will let them make it possible to build commercial microprocessors composed of layers of up to 100 separate chips.
Digital Realty Trust buys $4.1 million datacentre site
ASG Group opens new Perth datacentre
Datacentre builder hires COO, Simon Cooper and general sales manager, Nick Hillier.
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Many data centers are up against the maximum electric power available to them from their utility. Others are facing management challenges: the amount of time to deploy new capacity, and to manage existing capacity and systems. And gains made by virtualizing and consolidating servers are often lost again as more gear is added in.
LAS VEGAS: While VMware users harbor little doubt about the cost savings and productivity gains brought by virtualising their networks, security concerns still exist on many fronts, whether it's figuring out how to meet regulatory compliance with auditors, or evaluating cloud services.
Cloud computing has taken another step forward with BizCloud, an on-premise private cloud that will be charged as a service.
Enterprise software vendor, SAP Australia, has launched its business management solution, SAP Business ByDesign, in Australia.
Datacentre provider, Equinix, has opened phase one of its third Sydney International Business Exchange (IBX) datacentre.
Construction of Macquarie Telecom's (ASX: MAQ) second datacentre, situated in North Ryde, is progressing but the completion date has been pushed back to early 2012.
In 2010, the server market in Asia-Pacific emerged from the downturn of 2009 positively, growing by 18.9 per cent in shipments and 18.1 per cent in revenue. The growth was driven by robust demand in both emerging and developed markets in Asia-Pacific. Gartner expects that positive server spending trends will continue into 2011.
HP is focusing on delivering scale-out solutions for users to implement in their datacentres to handle the current significant amount of growth of unstructured data, according to its storage works sales and category manager A/NZ, Mark Nielsen.
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IT vendor, APC, has released its StructureWare datacentre software suite as customers demand unified management software products for their datacentres.
Using OpenStack cloud software, Dell has created a package of hardware, software and services that organizations can use to deploy their own IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) operations.
Symantec is taking a broad approach to mobile market leadership by providing ubiquitous and non-specific support to devices.
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