Tags : data center

Westcon Adds Fujitsu to Data Center Portfolio for North America

[May 15, 2012]

Distributor taps former IBM exec to head its emerging technologies and data center practice.


Tags: Fujitsu , data center , distributor , Westcon Group , Westcon

Cisco, NetApp Downsize FlexPod Data Center Systems for SMBs

[April 26, 2012]

Vendors retrofit FlexPod design with new, pre-validated design architectures to accommodate smaller workloads.


Tags: architecture , SMB , data center , Cisco , NetApp , FlexPod

Cisco, EMC, VMware to Offer, Joint Training, Certification for Cloud, Data Center Technologies

[April 10, 2012]

Course bundles gleaned from vendors’ existing training folder and structured as learning paths.


Tags: Cloud , EMC , certification , data center , Cisco , VMware , training , channel partners

HP Lands $249 Million U.S. Army Private Cloud Services Contract

[April 09, 2012]

Vendor partners with small business to fulfill contract for private cloud services and transportable data centers.


Tags: cloud services , data center , HP , private cloud , small business , contract , u.s. army

Cisco Further Defines Cloud Strategy With New Framework

[December 22, 2011]

CloudVerse combines unified data center, networking, applications and services. Vendor says platform already adopted by enterprises, service providers, and governments as basis for cloud strategies.


Tags: Cloud , data center , applications , Cisco , network , CloudVerse

Cisco Report Forecasts 12-Fold Growth in Cloud Traffic by 2015

[December 22, 2011]

Vendor projects more than half of data center workloads will be cloud-based by 2014.


Tags: Cloud , data center , Cisco , Global Cloud Index

Presidio Offers $85 Million for INX to Gain National Sales Presence

[November 03, 2011]

Merger will extend VAR’s geographic reach, sales presence to about 50 U.S. offices.


Tags: cloud computing , data center , managed service , transaction , managed service provider , Presidio , INX , IT solutions provider

Avnet Adds Data Center University, Training to SolutionsPath Lineup

[September 22, 2011] Distributor develops curriculum, workshops on converged data center for channel partners. Read More...

Tags: data center , Avnet , SolutionsPath

Westcon Adds Avaya to Technology Solution Centers

[September 20, 2011] Distributor taps vendor’s portfolio of networking solutions for its LEAP Centers. Read More...

Tags: networking , data center , Avaya , Westcon

Cisco Adds Entry-level Certification for On-site Techs

[August 24, 2011] Cisco Certified Technician for hardware field engineers backed by training courses, required exam. Read More...

Tags: certification , data center , Cisco , Telepresence , Cisco Certified Technician

Westcon Adds Brocade SAN Technology to Data Center Lineup

[July 17, 2011] Distribution agreement rounds out end-to-end data center strategy, builds on prior IP/Ethernet deal. Read More...

Tags: data center , SAN , Brocade , channel partner , Westcon

Cisco, NetApp Count 150 FlexPod Data Center Customers Since Last November

[June 15, 2011] More than 120 channel partners now sell design architecture. Vendors offer new FlexPod design for SAP cloud applications. Read More...

Tags: data center , Cisco , NetApp , VMware , FlexPod

HP Lands $500 Million Services Deal with Australian Taxation Office

[May 19, 2011] HP Lands $500 Million Services Deal with Australian Taxation Office Read More...

Tags: data center , HP , enterprise services , Australian Tax Office

HP Lands $72 Million Outsourcing Services Deal with Dollar Thrifty

[May 16, 2011] Vendor to provide data center, network management and security services, manage 200 midrange servers and provide storage and backup support. Read More...

Tags: services , data center , outsourcing , hewlett-packard , Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group

Dell to Invest $1 Billion to Expand Cloud Computing Capabilities

[April 23, 2011] Vendor plans to build new cloud computing data centers, open solution centers, unveils new solutions and services and three-year strategic alliance with Microsoft. Read More...

Tags: cloud computing , Microsoft , Dell , data center

Cloudworks, a SMB Cloud Services Provider, and Ongoing Operations, a Business Continuity Specialist, Open New Data Centers for Financial Industry

[March 29, 2011] Cloudworks, a SMB Cloud Services Provider, and Ongoing Operations, a Business Continuity Specialist, Open New Data Centers for Financial Industry Read More...

Tags: data center , financial services , Cloudworks , credit unions , Ongoing Operations

IBM Puts $38 Million into New Singapore Cloud Computing Data Center

[March 17, 2011] Facility to launch in April, offer IBM cloud services and technology to businesses in A/P region. Read More...

Tags: cloud computing , services , IBM , data center , Singapore

Avnet Pairs with Brocade on New Virtualized Data Center Program for Channel Partners

[March 15, 2011]

Invitation-only offering centered around Brocade VCS technology aimed at boosting adoption of Ethernet fabric technologies.


Tags: data center , virtualized , Brocade , EtherNet , Avnet

HP Offers New Data Center Design Service

[February 16, 2011] Vendor aims to be end-to-end prime contractor for companies building new data centers, or expanding, retrofitting existing facilities. Read More...

Tags: Project management , data center , HP , infrastructure , hewlett-packard

NYC Taps IBM for Data Center Consolidation and Cloud Computing Project

[February 07, 2011] Vendor awarded 14 agency first phase of CitiServ initiative to streamline city’s IT infrastructure, improve service delivery, lower energy use and improve security. Read More...

Tags: cloud computing , IBM , data center , New York , CitiServ

IBM, Range Technology to Build Massive Cloud Computing Data Center in China

[January 31, 2011] Plan to construct largest such facility in Asia by 2016 to fuel Chinese enterprise outsourcing services. Read More...

Tags: cloud computing , IBM , China , data center , Range Technology

HP Lands $400 Million Global Outsourcing Services Pact with BP

[December 24, 2010] New agreement creates single contract covering data center management services for BP data centers in Europe and the Americas. Deal marks HP’s third large outsourcing services contract this month. Read More...

Tags: services , data center , outsourcing , HP , BP

HP Secures $1.4 Billion Services Deal with German Utility E.ON

[December 20, 2010] Vendor to manage data center and workplace services for some 80,000 E.ON employees. Large outsourcing deal is vendor’s second in last two weeks. Read More...

Tags: services , data center , outsourcing , infrastructure , hewlett-packard

Juniper Pays $95 Million for Virtualization Security Provider Altor Networks

[December 07, 2010] Acquisition adds to Juniper’s portfolio a hypervisor-based firewall, on-board intrusion detection, network visibility, monitoring and reporting for compliance. Read More...

Tags: security , virtualization , data center , Juniper , Altor Networks

Ingram Opens Cisco-Dedicated Technology Center for Channel Partners, Customers

[November 09, 2010] Distributor showcases vendor’s data center portfolio, Borderless Network and collaboration solutions, offers channel partners access to live solution demonstrations, training. Read More...

Tags: data center , Cisco , Unified Computing , Telepresence , Ingram Micro

Intel Advises New End User Cloud Alliance, Details Strategic Vision

[October 29, 2010] Open Data Center Alliance sports 70 businesses generating $50 billion in yearly IT spending, focuses on setting hardware and software standards for open and interoperable cloud and data center solutions. Chip maker details its cloud strategy, plans to build new cloud capabilities into Xeon processors. Read More...

Tags: cloud computing , virtualization , Intel , data center

Westcon Opens First U.S. Data Center Training Facility for Channel Partners

[October 21, 2010] Center offers channel partners training, testing, simulations, demos. Debuted in Europe last month, U.S. venue first in series, features Cisco UCS equipment. Read More...

Tags: virtualization , data center , Cisco , Westcon , Comstor

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