Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Data centers in a box: Hype vs. reality

March 04, 2009 Published by

Systems Channel Advisor
Data center containers slow to catch on
Heather Clancy, Contributor

There has been a lot of talk about the concept of data center containers, aka "data centers in a box." They offer a preconfigured approach to adding data center capacity and making the most out of limited space, but so far they're struggling to find traction in the marketplace.

Read all about data center containers in this Tech Watch Analysis, and find out when and why they will eventually catch on with customers.

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R.I.P., Xen?
Citrix Systems' decision to give away XenServer for free convinced a lot of people that the company is serious about server virtualization. But Parallels' CEO Serguei Beloussov still doesn't think so. In fact, he predicts that Citrix will stop developing XenServer and eventually kill off Xen altogether.
Read this blog entry.

How to distribute SharePoint deployments
One of the biggest decisions that can determine your ultimate success or failure in implementing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server is how you distribute the deployment. Luckily, SharePoint expert Joel Oleson has just published a tip about the three distribution models for implementing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server: centralized, regional and distributed.
Read this blog entry.

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