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Data center appliances expand capabilities

Jun 22, 20042 mins
Data Center

Latest data center news.

Data center appliances expand capabilities, 06/21/04

New traffic optimization and application acceleration devices combine the features of Layer 4-7 switching along with other technical hooks and tricks aimed at making corporate servers run faster.

RLX reinforces blade server management software, 06/21/04

As blade servers move higher on the list of hardware options for enterprise data centers, vendors are working to better integrate the thin systems into existing infrastructures, by making them easier to …

Foundry releases high-end load balancing devices, 06/21/04

Foundry this week launched a line of load-balancing appliances aimed at high-performance data centers in enterprise and carrier networks.

Falcon rolls out rack-mountable UPSes, 06/21/04

Falcon Electric next week is expected to announce rack-mountable uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) for protecting data center servers.

Vendors, users plan standard InfiniBand drivers for Linux, 06/17/04

Enterprise users interested in high-speed, low-latency I/O switching fabric InfiniBand, but concerned about being locked into a specific vendor because of proprietary drivers needed to deploy …

Sun offers glimpse of Niagara, 06/17/04

Engineers from Sun will reveal the first technical details on the company’s eight-core microprocessor, code-named Niagara, at the Hot Chips symposium on high-performance processors being held this August …

IDC: Linux to take 29% of 2008 server shipments, 06/17/04

The Linux operating system will account for 29% of units shipped into the worldwide server market in 2008, up from 12% last year, according to predictions published by the IDC research firm on Wednesday.

IBM brings grid to software vendors, 06/16/04

Seven independent software vendors, including Citrix Systems and Cognos, have been the first to take advantage of an IBM program designed to help bridge the gap between commercial software vendors and …