COTS servers News
July 08, 2016
Selling business executives on the value of big data analytics applications is becoming a to-do list item for more IT managers who look to deploy Hadoop clusters in their organizations.
February 09, 2015
Weed out the truth about COTS servers and legacy hardware and see why fear of change in the data center is a major hurdle to overcome.
October 14, 2014
Sonus Networks expands its network functions virtualization efforts with virtualized diameter signaling engines and policy controllers. It also integrated with Juniper's Contrail controller.
August 20, 2014
Brocade boosted the Vyatta vRouter's NFV readiness with OpenDaylight integration and validation from service provider Telefonica, so that Vyatta can achieve 80Gbps performance on a standard server.
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Service providers are opting for virtual CPE and its resulting benefits, but choosing the right vCPE platform is essential to get the most out of it. Continue Reading
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Effective server management requires monitoring, documentation and, sometimes, a move off premises. Discover top server management tips and how to apply them to your data center. Continue Reading
HCI market leaders have emerged, but some question how long they'll retain their hold over the rapidly evolving segment. Continue Reading
Offering an affordable alternative to most vendor-branded servers, white box systems could lure some enterprises out of the public cloud and back into private environments. Continue Reading
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Cost, RTO and expertise are important factors in selecting the right disaster recovery method. After careful analysis, the cloud may be the answer for your organization. Continue Reading
Blade servers and rack servers aren't designed the same, which means the refresh process varies for each. Explore the different upgrade considerations for memory, storage and more. Continue Reading
The Open Compute Project is an invaluable design resource engineered by some of IT's leading cloud providers and can be an essential cost-saving tool, provided you use it wisely. Continue Reading
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Solution providers can sell SMB customers a shared server chassis to rapidly ease server failure by providing a compatible cold spare server. Continue Reading
When choosing the best commodity server OS for a data centre, you have various Windows and Linux options. But server OS comparisons account for a server's function; the difficulty of installation, configuration and maintenance, security and stability, and support offered. Continue Reading
Installing "cheap" commodity servers turns out to be more expensive than a capacity planning team and a data center equipment procurer plan. Continue Reading