Latest Data Centre News: Virtualisation
Server virtualisation has been heralded as a significant way for organisations to increase operational efficiency, cut IT costs and reduce carbon footprints. Effective use of virtualisation technologies can reduce server energy consumption by up to 82 per cent. However, many companies that have embraced virtualisation may not have made the savings they expected to. Andy Hawkins, product manager at 1E, explains why visualisation of useful work across IT assets is the key to achieving greater efficiencies from virtualisation projects.
To the cloud or not…virtualise anyway22-04-2011
Alison McCallum, cloud computing business development manager, HP EMEA looks at the way forward for cloud computing
Martin Snellgrove, global competency lead, EMC Consulting discusses the steps that datacentre managers need to apply when planning a cloud implementation.
Microsoft and Compellent recently teamed up to develop a joint blueprint for increasing IT efficiency in a dynamic datacentre with a virtualised storage solution.
Benchmarks meet industry demands21-12-2010
Raghunath Nambiar and Reza Taheri look at the TPC-Virtualization Work Group and the TPC Technology Conference on Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking