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Friday, September 17, 2010
- EMC launches services for Oracle with Symmetrix V-Max, FAST; more data storage news
EMC adds services to improve performance of Oracle databases on Symmetrix V-Max storage arrays and with FAST software; CommVault partners with cloud storage vendors Rackspace and Mezeo; STEC adds multi-level cell (MLC) solid state drives.
- ATA over Ethernet for converged data center networks? No way
ATA over Ethernet is pitched as a solution for converged data center networks, but ATAoE has a host of technology shortcomings, including a lack of packet loss recovery and shaky security, according to Fast Packet blogger Ivan Pepelnjak. So why bother?
- Forrester: The simple, two-year plan for security program maturity
Forrester analyst Khalid Kark said a good information security program starts with a risk assessment.
- Virtualization market reacts to reported VMware-Novell deal
Enterprise users say the reported VMware-Novell deal wouldn't be a total shock as VMware tries to round out its data center stack.
- Sun VARS: Hurd won't change Oracle's direct-sales focus
While Mark Hurd was seen as a channel booster at HP, Sun VARs don't expect him to change Oracle's direct-sales culture.
- Intel shells out $30 million in cloud computing investments
Intel thinks cloud computing will keep growing and is putting big money into it.
- Standardization key to Credit Suisse information security governance framework
The CISO of financial giant Credit Suisse says the key to successful global security and risk management is a uniform governance system supported by a common policy framework.
- Mule jumps on cloud computing bandwagon
Mule 3.0, the latest software release from Web middleware provider MuleSoft, now supports public cloud offerings like Amazon Web Services.
- Tech companies storm top 10 best global brands list
Six of the top 10 best global brands are tech-based companies, according to Interbrand; plus more daily news.
- What's behind the Citrix XenServer surge?
Research indicates that the XenServer adoption rate outpaces its competition, and users say that XenDesktop drew them to XenServer, but other factors have kept them with Citrix's hypervisor.
- IT pros unsure Oracle can cut it as a hardware power
Oracle faces big challenges selling Sun data centre appliances; stemming server defections.