Posts Tagged ‘ converged infrastructure ’

The Security of Converged Infrastructures

January 7, 2014
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VirtualizationSecurity

On the January 2, 2014, the Virtualization Security Podcast was joined on the spur of the moment by @Josh_Atwell, who works for VCE, to discuss the security of converged infrastructures. This was of particular interest to me due to my current research on the security of a VCE Vblock. The research got me thinking about…

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News: Cisco Intends to Acquire SSD Pioneer WHIPTAIL

September 10, 2013
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DataCenterVirtualization

Cisco announced today their intent to acquire Whippany, NJ based WHIPTAIL, a manufacturer of Solid-State Disk (SSD) storage.

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Nutanix OS 3.5: Deduplication, New GUI, SRM, Hyper-V Support

August 28, 2013
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Nutanix OS 3.5: Deduplication, New GUI, SRM, Hyper-V Support

Nutanix, one of the fastest growing IT infrastructure startups around, shows no signs of slowing down with their release of Nutanix OS 3.5. For those not familiar with Nutanix, they offer a truly converged virtualized infrastructure. This generally consists of four nodes in two rack units of space, where each node has CPU, RAM, traditional…

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The Potential of the Dell PowerEdge VRTX

June 14, 2013
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Dell PowerEdge VRTX

At first glance the Dell PowerEdge VRTX looks like a small blade chassis. Look deeper and you will see a ton of potential in this software-defined world.

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A Look at the Nutanix NX-3000 Virtual Computing Platform

May 13, 2013
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DataCenterVirtualization

A look at how the Nutanix NX-3000 stacks up against other, more traditional data center converged infrastructures, what makes them special, and why everybody is trying to copy them in some way.

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A Look at the Dell Active System 800

May 1, 2013
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Dell100x30a

Taking a good look at the merits and drawbacks of the Dell Active System 800, Dell's entry into the converged infrastructure market.

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Digesting The Latest VCE News: Vblock 100 and Vblock 200

April 5, 2013
By
DataCenterVirtualization

On February 21, 2013 VCE announced the re-addition of smaller Vblock models, Vblock 100 and Vblock 200, once again allowing the product line to cover the small & medium-sized opportunities in the market.

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Dell Planning New Storage Tech for 2013

October 29, 2012
By
DataCenterVirtualization

Days after announcing its converged infrastructure platform, the Active System 800, Dell is already dropping hints about its future development path; confirming its intention to use the tech it acquired with RNA Networks to deliver new storage options.

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Dell Delivers UCS Beater (Dude, It’s a Converged Infrastructure!)

October 23, 2012
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Dell100x30a

Dell was in San Francisco last week to host its Enterprise Strategy Update, staking its claim to the x86 top spot with the announcement of its big converged infrastructure platform, the Active System 800.

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