An independent third-party research across Hitachi Data Systems solutions, found that its customers have seen impressive returns on their storage assets. The research shows a 78 percent customer payback on virtualization investment within 6 months and reduced provisioning time by 50 percent.
Craig McKeena is a certified consulting IT storage specialist for IBM. He describes the state of storage provisioning and how thin provisioning is built around the principles of virtualization for storage. He believes that many vendors have a thin provisioning solution and suggests enterprise test the solution before buying it. (duration: 4min 11sec)
HANATOUR a Korean travel agency relies heavily on its underlying IT infrastructure to deliver its travel planning and booking services to its customers. Turning to IBM Global Technology Services for the creation and deployment of a disaster recovery solution, HanaTour improved its customer service by increasing the availability and reliability of its travel systems.
VMware to acquire certain software products and expertise from EMC's Ionix IT management business, including solutions for managing and deploying servers and applications in a virtualized data center. The acquisition promises to establish VMware vCenter as the next generation management platform for private cloud infrastructures.
Storage vendor NetApp conducted a survey which has revealed that virtualization (70%) is the top priority for IT investment in 2010, and that awareness of cloud computing is on the rise.
Events such as technical failure, virus attack, deliberate sabotage or employee error can destroy valuable data. Organizations must plan for data recovery and implement mechanisms for managing the data recovery process.
Virtualization and Cloud Computing have well and truly exploded, bringing with them a fresh breed of nasties for businesses to fend off. Compliance initiatives have continued to dominate our radars, especially in the credit card and online banking spaces where the challenge of securing customer’s electronic data has become a major focus in the boardroom.
Datacraft clinched the first Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) deal in Vietnam for TaxOnline, including security and storage solutions.
While IT budgets remained tight the past year, experts are expecting a whole different tune for IT budgets, cloud storage, and storage efficieny in 2010.
As we taper toward the end of the economic recession, the worst might be over for many Asia-Pacific businesses. But CIOs will face a unique challenge.