The biggest news from MMS this week was the announcement that Systems Center Operations Manager (SCOM) was adding heterogeneous platform support. That's hot. The other biggie centered around Microsoft's vision of the Dynamic Datacenter. Great steps toward simplifying IT.
I spoke this week at the Uptime Institute’s Symposium 2008. Green IT is a topic that undoubtedly is becoming more top of mind among CIOs and data center managers. Research from the Uptime Institute indicates that enterprise greenness is both socially responsible as well as economically smart. I couldn’t agree … READ MORE
This week we launched the OEM CR100 server, a short 1u form factor system built on PowerEdge technology, designed to help appliance vendors simplify IT for their customers. We’re really excited to offer this server exclusively to appliance OEM customers, who look to us for tier-1 stability, quality and global … READ MORE
Posted earlier today on Storage @ Work There's a few excellent live online events in the next couple days you might want to check out. April 30 (Today) 12:30 PM Eastern: De-dupe for Dell EqualLogic iSCSI arrays – featuring Exagrid's new iSCSI De-dupe gateway product. April 30 (Today) 1:00 PM … READ MORE
A Dell employee emailed from the Microsoft Management Summit this morning: I am in the opening keynote here at MMS. Being the featured hardware partner for SCCM is awesome. The room is PACKED and attendees are hearing Microsoft talk about how great Dell systems management is. Microsoft’s Bob Muglia, MS … READ MORE
Sun, the perennial also ran in the storage business is making a very bold move. If they succeed, it could change the storage industry forever. If they don't, it will just be "same old Sun".EqualLogic already did something similar with its priceless (free) software business model. Sun's gambit, of course, … READ MORE