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Exploring Private Cloud Pipes

September 19, 2012 01:48 PM
Traditional networking is static; clouds need systems that can scale. What's the answer for a private cloud: APIs? SDN? OpenFlow? VXLAN? Take a look.

Equinix, Tier 3 Tackle Public Cloud Worries

March 28, 2012 09:00 AM
An infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider, Tier 3, is partnering with data center services provider Equinix to enable enterprises to run a private cloud computing environment on a public cloud service. The idea is to help customers take advantage of the cost efficiency and flexibility offered by public cloud computing, while protecting them from worries about multitenancy and security that give so many enterprises pause.

Scale-up, Scale-Out Nexsan Blurs the Line

March 07, 2012 09:00 AM
In the beginning, or at least the 20th century, modular scale-up storage systems dominated the market for midrange storage. More recently, the vendors of scale-out systems for NAS and iSCSI have touted the way their systems add controller horsepower and cache as they add capacity. Nexsan's new NST line of unified storage systems combines attributes of both architectures, hoping to leverage the best of both worlds.

Clearing Up Cloud Confusion

April 09, 2010 03:30 PM
One of the complaints about cloud storage is that it is not very neatly defined. The reality is that I don't think it ever will be. There are too many use cases and let's face it, the term "cloud" is being used for everything, not only on the storage side but also on the compute side. As we discussed in our article "What is Cloud Storage" there are many sides to the term. Ideally, we should have reserved the term for providers of storage that you access through the public Internet, for which you pay by the capacity you are using on a monthly basis. I think that's what most people think of as "cloud." Unfortunately, we didn't declare what the term should mean from day one, and that lead to the confusion we have now.

NFL Teams Lean On Content-Delivery Firm To Manage Web Traffic Spikes

January 12, 2005 04:00 PM
The league's vendor, Mirror Image, will be absorbing any surges of traffic resulting from upcoming football playoff matchups.

Verari Launches New 8-Way Opteron Server

November 09, 2004 04:22 PM
New product offers scalability and performance to x86 application base.

Red Hat Looks To The Data Center

October 27, 2004 08:37 PM
Red Hat Inc. took another step into the data center Wednesday with the release of its Enterprise Linux 3 open-source OS.

TeamQuest Software Suite 9.1 Optimizes IT Capacity

May 17, 2004 02:00 PM
A new version of TeamQuest's Performance software offers improvements in scalability, statistical analysis, and multisystem modeling.

IT Challenge: Server Blades

April 29, 2004 05:00 PM
A financial services firm discovers deploying blade technology isn't as simple as it sounds. Here's how it overcame the challenges.

Yankee Group Disputes Linux' Claim To Lower Cost

April 06, 2004 01:00 PM
Linux is not the low-cost alternative to Unix and Windows that many of the open-source operating system's proponents claim it is, a research firm said Monday. Furthermore, switching from Unix

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