Data centres

Unified storage system

17 July, 2009

Hewlett-Packard has released StorageWorks X1000 and X3000 network storage systems that unify file and application storage to simplify storage infrastructures. With a single, unified system, businesses do not need to invest in separate storage systems for file and database data. The new network-attached storage solutions provide up to 35% more usable capacity through file deduplication while also increasing file serving performance by up to 30%.

Carrier ethernet test set

17 July, 2009

Fluke Networks has introduced the LinkRunner Duo CE carrier pocket ethernet test set, which it says reduces costs by offering a simpler go/no-go test set that permits fast, efficient and affordable testing of both fibre and copper links, while eliminating costly callbacks and the resulting troubleshooting sessions.

Fusion splicer and fibre cleaver

17 July, 2009

TechRentals has introduced the Fujikura FSM 60-S Fusion Splicer and CT30 Fibre Cleaver into its rental fleet. The FSM-60S core alignment fusion splicer incorporates a user-friendly interface with enhanced features to provide the most rugged and reliable fusion splicer.

Data centre switching platform

11 June, 2009

3Com has launched an extensible data centre switching platform and a next-generation management platform. The H3C S12500 data centre aggregation and high-end enterprise core switch is built on a modern system architecture that delivers 2.2 billion packets per second (Bpps) of forwarding through a 6.6 Tbps non-blocking fabric, with up to 128 non-blocking 10 Gb or 864 non-blocking gigabit ethernet ports and 50% less power consumption than competing products; a combination that delivers lower total cost of ownership (TCO) in both capex and opex.

Low-power processors

02 June, 2009

Addressing the number one challenge for data centre managers, AMD has released five low-power 45 nm Quad-Core AMD Opteron HE processors. At 55 W ACP, these efficient processors help meet the industry’s demand for low-power, cost-saving data centre technology. Also available in eight server systems from Hewlett-Packard, the processors can help customers immediately recognise power savings and increased virtualisation performance. Rackable Systems will also have Quad-Core AMD Opteron HE processor-based servers available immediately, and additional systems from global OEMs including Dell, Sun and other providers are expected.

Intelligent power distribution units

02 June, 2009

The PM2000 and PM3000 intelligent power distribution unit (IPDU) series support per outlet level metering and switching capabilities to provide IT infrastructure professionals the tools they need to understand their available power capacity, allowing them to reduce and manage their growing power consumption costs.

Modular UPS system

02 June, 2009

The Powerware 9395 825 kVA UPS builds on the core capabilities provided by the 275 and 550 kVA models and allows users to make upgrades in the field by adding additional modules for system redundancy or capacity.

Power monitoring and control

16 April, 2009

Version 2.0 of the CXC power control and monitoring software is now available.

Server management software

16 April, 2009

DSView 3 Management Software helps users manage their hybrid virtual and physical server environments.

Uninterruptible power

16 April, 2009

The EVOLPACK online double conversion uninterruptible power systems (UPS) are available in sizes 1 to 3 KVA.

Remote load power backup

02 April, 2009

The AlphaCap-665 is designed for short duration power backup of 48 VDC powered remote loads such as xDSL and FTTx equipment.

RiBat UPS battery manager

02 April, 2009

is a management system for extending the life of UPS batteries. It is claimed to increase battery life by 30%.

VoIP quality analyser

02 April, 2009

Hammer Call Analyser is a software solution that enables users to capture and analyse problematic IP voice calls.

Fault-tolerant servers

02 April, 2009

The ft series fault-tolerant servers for small and medium businesses are now available, including the mid-range Express5800/320Fd-MR and entry-level Express5800/320Fd-LR.

Canberra’s clever, clean and green data centre

13 March, 2009

Canberra Data Centres (CDC) is a wholly Australian owned, hosted data centre company that was established in 2007 to meet the national capital’s current and future data hosting needs.

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