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Sun to highlight new storage strategy, products

May 02, 20063 mins
Data Center

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Sun to highlight new storage strategy, products, 04/29/06

Sun is expected on Tuesday to announce a new storage strategy along with new products aimed at helping customers managing their increasing amounts of data.

Bigger Interop in store this week, 05/01/06

Interop Las Vegas 2006 kicks off bigger and broader this week, with promoters touting it as the biggest IT show in North America in the era following the dot-com bust.

Microsoft customers buying half its managment picture, 05/01/06

SAN DIEGO — Corporate users are generally pleased with the direction and pace of development of Microsoft’s management software but are not yet ready to take on the vendor’s broad self-healing, model-based management initiative.

Hitachi pitches easier path to storage virtualization, 05/01/06

Hitachi Data Systems aims to make it easier, and more cost effective, for enterprises to virtualize storage with a product that consolidates existing data stores without requiring customers to buy more disk capacity.

Internet2’s network to get a facelift, 05/01/06

Internet2’s network is growing up. That was one of the key topics discussed Tuesday at the group’s Spring Member Meeting in Arlington, Va.

Editorial: Virtualization: the best get better, 05/01/06

With the Microsoft and Linux camps starting to get their acts together on server virtualization, we decided to check in with VMware, the company that popularized the concept, to see what gains it is making in the interim

WAN optimizers stretch budgets, 05/01/06

One of the surest ways for companies with expensive data links to save money is to install WAN-acceleration devices. Users report the gear pays for itself in as little as a few months.

IBM targets grid computing with latest SMB software, 04/25/06

IBM’s latest round of software aimed at small and midsize businesses includes a bundle of hardware, software and services designed to encourage users to adopt grid computing.

Microsoft adds to management tool lineup, 04/25/06

SAN DIEGO — Microsoft on Tuesday introduced two new pieces to its System Center management tool family, including service desk software, and said it was renaming the flagship products of the lineup.

CA reports disappointing preliminary Q4 results, 04/25/06

CA reported disappointing preliminary results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006 Tuesday, blaming both a change in its accounting model in relation to recognizing revenue from acquisitions and a slow sales bookings start to the quarter.

New Data Center Strategies Newsletter: DQM technologies cover human error, 04/25/06

Companies that take data-quality management seriously should evaluate the key technologies that can help automate processes and eliminate human error.