Monthly Archives: November 2013

IBM Power7 – New servers at low prices + storage units

IBM introduces eight new servers based on the Power7 + Processor, input and midrange.

Big Blue puts this famous processor Power7 which is now within the reach of SMEs. The new servers are optimized for analytical applications related to big data. They use technology breakthrough Watson (query tools, including DeepQA).  Price is quite competitive with the proposed material convenience.

IBM also introduced new units of storage to simplify data storage in the cloud and reduce costs through consolidation. read more

Network Storage: Western Digital rack mounts for SMEs

Western Digital intends to provide SMEs large account distribution for storage in rack mount server format, based on Intel Atom with a maximum capacity of 16 TB, data preservation oriented with support for virtual environments.

A call for SMEs and its branch offices of large accounts that have opted for infrastructure storage type rack, Western Digital responds with a dedicated NAS server: the Sentinel RX4100.

In 1U, this model built in single-socket based on Intel ATOM (Dual core 1.8 GHz) is positioned as the DX4000 which seems a successor. 4-bay SATA 3 (6 GB/s), the maximum storage capacity is 16 TB HDD or SSD in a Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 essentials environment. read more

Everyone wants to be in the cloud

Cloud Computing

Since executives from Google and Microsoft talked about cloud computing in the first half of this year, it began a frantic race to see who is ahead with cloud computing services. All the great players that we know of already have their own cloud solution. And even with the brand name, they strategically designed and promoted their solutions to make their grip on market stronger.

  • Google App Engine
  • AT&T Synaptic Hosting
  • Elastra Elastic Cloud computing
  • eNlight Cloud services
  • HP, Intel and Yahoo – Cloud computing Test Bed – Consortium initially brings together Intel 6000 color processing

Microsoft itself announced their Windows Azure platform, on 27/10/2008 the version of the operating system for the new technology that seems to be the fad of the hour, but a strong trend. The Microsoft is offering its own structure to host third party. read more