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When blade servers debuted a decade ago, vendors claimed the
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Now after that inauspicious start, blade servers are coming into
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ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS
All Oracle, All the Time?
Oracle is finding new ways to redefine IT strategy. And if CEO Larry Ellison has his way, that strategy includes Oracle-optimized, Oracle-configured, and Oracle-integrated systems and infrastructure. In this report, Bob Evans takes a comprehensive look at Oracle's latest strategies, including coverage of Oracle Open World, and provides analysis of the methods and madness of Ellison.
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Server Technology Hits a Crossroads
The value proposition is shifting from the processor to peripheral considerations, such as the ability to effectively implement virtualization, system manageability, and power and cooling. Find out what our State of Server Technology Survey showed before making your next implementation decision.
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Efficient Backups for VMware
Learn how EMC Avamar backup and recovery software data deduplication capabilities deliver fast and efficient protection for VMware environments. Download Now
Storage Multi-Tenancy for Cloud Computing
This white paper will explain why the recent changes in Microsoft infrastructures, including the introduction of a server operating system and a server virtualization solution (Hyper-V), create a compelling opportunity to improve underlying storage infrastructures right now. Download Now
HTML 5's Privacy Problem
By Jim Rapoza
Lately there's been a lot of news and concern about perceived security and privacy problems in HTML 5. But while these concerns are certainly legitimate, for the most party there isn't really anything new here.
Alliance Lifts Cloud Computing Into Stratosphere
By Michele Pepe-Warren
Now that there's computing in the cloud, businesses can deploy and manage online applications faster and easier than ever before. Two companies recently teamed up with hopes of raising the bar even higher. Their focus: full-featured software that can be downloaded on the fly.
Oracle Pokes Android In The Eye
By Ed Hansberry
Oracle has already filed a lawsuit against Google for what it considers licensing violations in Android's implementation of the Java patents Oracle acquired when it bought Sun Microsystems. That suit continues, but matters were just made worse by an Oracle pact with IBM that could leave the Java components that Android uses dying on the vine.
Sustainable PC Progress Lacks Key Component
By Lamont Wood
Yes, in some places there is progress towards a sustainable PC market, which would be great for SMBs. But the problem is that we are still talking about PCs.
Campaigner Adds Targeted Email
By Jake Widman
The email marketing service now lets SMBs segment their audience and set up filters to send more personalized messages.
Data Center Reality: One Size Does Not Fit All
The architecture of a data center varies considerably depending on the applications that it is designed to serve. Explore three distinct types of data center architectures -- Enterprise data centers, Hosting or IaaS data centers, and Portal or Web 2.0 data centers -- each of which is designed to support a specific business model and has its own operational goals and challenges.
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