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IBM Helps Use Blade Servers to Fight Fires

On Thursday, IBM plans to announce its work with university researchers to instantly process data for wildfire prediction — changing the delay time from every six hours to real-time. This will not only help firefighters control the blaze more efficiently, but deliver more informed decisions on public evacuations and health warnings. The new joint project

HP Unveils New Updated Blade Server: BL2x220c G6

HP officially announced today an update to their BL2x220c blade server line.  Although the primary purpose for this update was to introduce the Intel Xeon 5500 Series processor to the server line, there are additional significant enhancements as well (shown below in bold: Up to two Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® 5500 sequence processors Up to 48 GB (6 x

HP Converged Infrastructure

In the wake of the Cisco, EMC and VMware announcement, HP today is formally announcing the HP Converged Infrastructure.  You can take a look at the full details of this design on HP’s Website, but I wanted to try and simplify: The HP Converged Infrastrcture is comprised of four core areas: HP Infrastructure Operating Environment HP

Cisco, EMC and VMware Announcement – My Thoughts

By now I’m sure you’ve read, heard or seen Tweeted the announcement that Cisco, EMC and VMware have come together and created the Virtual Computing Environment coalition .   So what does this announcement really mean?  Here are my thoughts: Greater Cooperation and Compatibility Since these 3 top IT giants are working together, I expect to see greater

Cisco’s Unified Computing System Management Software

The manager
participates not only in server provisioning, but also in
device discovery, inventory, configuration, diagnostics,
monitoring, fault detection, auditing, and statistics collection.