ESG Lab achieves ‘impressive’ testing results for EMC VSPEX proven infrastructure solutions with Brocade networking

Brocade has announced impressive testing results performed by ESG Lab for EMC VSPEX Proven Infrastructure solutions enabled with the award-winning Brocade VDX Ethernet fabric data center network switches for cloud-optimized configurations of 100 virtual machines (VMs) and 500 virtual desktop instances. The testing performed typical workloads for each configuration that small and mid-sized businesses commonly deploy to support rapid data growth and ever changing business requirements.

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Aalborg Kommune boosts service delivery with HP

HP Networking infrastructure ensures 24x7 mobility, increases IT flexibility, lowers environmental impact.

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Zycko awarded Riverbed Authorized Support Program status for Riverbed Cascade

Zycko says that its status under the Riverbed® Authorized Support Partner (RASP) programme will now also include the performance management specialists’ Cascade® solution.

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ControlTower architecture brings ‘efficient, comprehensive’ visibility

Ixia introduces its ControlTowerT architecture to help cloud hosting facilities and large enterprise campuses scale and rapidly deploy multiple segments for centralized, intelligent monitoring. Efficient and highly scalable, the ControlTower architecture provides a single user interface for comprehensive monitoring of network performance and security tools housed in dispersed racks or geographic locations.

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Gigamon entwickelt vierstufige Unified-Visibility-Fabric-Architektur fürs SDN-Zeitalter

Die Architektur garantiert umfassende Transparenz in physischen, virtuellen und Software Defined Networks (SDN)

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Mittels Netzwerk-Monitoring Datensicherungsprozesse überprüfen - War das Backup erfolgreich? PRTG informiert per E-Mail über den Verlauf

Ob Service Provider oder Unternehmen: Die Anzahl eingesetzter Backup-Lösungen steigt rasant an. Je nach Anforderung sind mehrere, verschiedene Systeme installiert, z.B. Virtualisierungs-, Tape- oder Online Backups. Damit der Administrator nicht den Überblick verliert, welche Sicherungen erledigt sind, noch ausstehen oder fehlerhaft ausgeführt wurden, assistiert ihm die Network Monitoring Software PRTG der Paessler AG

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Brocade delivers On-Demand Fabric Orchestration Solution for OpenStack

Brocade has announced its continued support for the OpenStack initiative and its ongoing commitment to bringing open network solutions to enterprise and service provider customers through the introduction of a new Brocade® VCS® fabric plugin that delivers powerful on-demand fabric provisioning capabilities in OpenStack-based cloud environments.

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Intrinsic secures sought-after spot on Welsh framework

Managed services and cloud computing specialist, Intrinsic Technology, is one of only two providers to have won a coveted place on a large-scale ICT framework that will serve the public sector in Wales.

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Industry’s fastest data centre switch?

Arista Networks has announced significant enhancements to its flagship Arista 7500 modular switching platform that enables Cloud Networks to scale to over 100,000 servers and 1 Million virtual machines while delivering the first network architecture that can concurrently support cloud, big data, storage, Web2.0, and virtualisation.

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F5 extends Application Delivery Services in the Cloud with BIG-IQ™

New management product provides superior automation, orchestration, and control of enterprise-class application services in public, private, and hybrid cloud environments.

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Brocade unites physical and virtual networking

Brocade has unveiled a comprehensive strategy that combines the best aspects of physical and virtual networking to increase business agility, reduce complexity and scale virtualization to new levels within and across data centers.

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Innovations simplify, scale and automate the data center network

HP has unveiled an industry-leading data center network fabric built on HP FlexNetwork architecture, enabling business agility for clients by delivering two times greater scalability and 75 percent less complexity over current network fabrics while reducing network provisioning time from months to minutes.

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Hardware.com achieves Dell Premier Partner status in the UK and Ireland

Announcement marks Hardware.com in top tier of end-to-end solution providers.

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Videos

Mickey Bresman, Co-Founder and CEO and Ran Harel, Senior Security Product Manager, both at Semperis, discuss the findings of the company’s recent Microsoft Active Directory security survey, and also explain how the Semperis Purple Knight security assessment tool not only highlights AD security gaps, but also provides recommended fixes.
Surya Varanasi, Storcentric’s CTO, talks through the launch of the Nexsan Unity NV10000 enterprise class platform, which supports block, file and object storage protocols and addresses data security, including ransomware, and regulatory compliance concerns.
Neil Cornish, Ecosystem Development Manager at Tech Data UK, discusses the collaboration between the UK Fashion & Textile Association, IBM, the Future Fashion Factory and Tech Data UK, to develop a new technology platform designed to help drive both sustainability and profitability within the fashion supply chain.
Ragnar Agnell, Partner at Centigo and Sanjiv Sachdev, Director, Strategic Business Value Consulting at Serviceware, discuss how – through the right technology – CTOs and CIOs can lead the charge against climate change in their companies whilst also balancing the urgent need to optimise business costs amid a turbulent financial climate.

Expert Opinions

How dynamic businesses ensure hybrid cloud remains a desirable destination By Simon Michie, CTO, Pulsant
Hybrid IT: Implementing a Strategic Roadmap with Cloud Innovation By Michael D'Onofrio, CEO at Orbus Software.
Using Autonomous, AI-Powered Data Protection to Manage a New Era of Hybrid Working By Ian Wood, Head of Technology UK&I, Veritas Technologies.
Hybrid IT need not be a complex headache for enterprises: either now or in the future By Mark Pestridge, Senior Director at Telehouse.