Microsoft sees little data centres everywhere

Portable data centres will be key to supporting the surging demand for online services, but equipment vendors need to start designing products especially for them, a Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) engineer said Wednesday.Microsoft has

Published on: June 26th, 2008 James Niccolai

Vendors aim to make the data centre green with VAR opportunity

It's been a year since <a href="http://www.ibm.com" target="_blank" IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced its Project Big Green initiative that aims to help businesses become more energy and environmentally-efficient by reducing their overall power usage

Published on: June 26th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Gaining better visibility into the data centre

LAS VEGAS – Hopkinton, Mass.-based EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) has unveiled the latest version of its application discovery and dependency mapping tool in an effort to give customers better visibility into their virtualized

Published on: May 22nd, 2008 Kathleen Lau

Six must-have enterprise data centre skills

Los Angeles – IBM's (NYSE: IBM) new focus and push around the enterprise data centre with come with a new Business Partner program that's still being developed and will be launched later in

Published on: May 7th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

IBM directs channel to enterprise data centres

Los Angeles – IBM (NYSE: IBM) used its Partner Leadership Conference Wednesday to unveil several channel programs to its more than 90,000 worldwide partners.In his keynote address Ravi Marwaha, general manager, IBM Global

Published on: May 1st, 2008 Jeff Jedras

CA and Opalis form an OEM partnership

CA, (Nasdaq: CA) and Toronto-based Opalis Software Inc. formed a strategic OEM partnership to further expand its solution portfolio, while at the same time increasing Opalis' overall presence in the IT process automation

Published on: April 22nd, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Cisco adds data centre to VIP program

Honolulu, Hawaii – Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) is adding its Data Center 3.0 initiative, unveiled last year, onto its Value Incentive Program (VIP). Announced at the Cisco Partner Summit, held here, the Data

Published on: April 9th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

New Cisco platform family targets the data centre

With a new family of data-centre switches, Cisco Systems is seeking to capitalize on the transition of the data centre to a more services-centric model, and assist network managers in orchestrating virtual IT

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Half of all data centres have insufficient power

According to Gartner Research of Stamford, Conn., companies are increasingly deploying more computing power, but, by 2008, 50 per cent of current data centers will have insufficient power and cooling capacity to meet

Published on: December 6th, 2006 CDN Staff

What will fill data centre holes?

With Halloween on the calendar this time of year, VARs might be preparing for ghosts and goblins to arrive in their midst.But is an evil spirit or an angel coming to their businesses

Published on: October 27th, 2006 Howard Solomon