Pre-integrated stacks of servers, storage and networking the latest thing in the world of IT infrastructure31 August, 2010 by Andrew Collins*
Pre-integrated stacks of servers, storage and networking are the latest thing in the world of IT infrastructure. But how long will they stick around, and what effect will they have on the security vendors? Andrew Collins investigates.
HP launches Replace, Recycle, Reward campaign for old technology.
Thorough quality assurance is crucial to effectively deploying new IT systems. Nick Finlayson, Capgemini Australia’s Head of Testing Services, discusses how to choose the right outsourced testing partner for your organisation.
Australia’s largest technical education event, Microsoft's Tech.Ed will host more than 2500 IT professionals and developers at the end of August. This year’s theme, ‘Potential Unleashed’, focuses on how IT professionals and software developers can unlock the capabilities in their existing IT investments and innovate with the tools and resources they have today.
Pacnet, a provider of telecommunication services, and Pacific Fibre have announced plans to jointly build the Pacific Fibre cable, a city-to-city, low-latency subsea fibre-optic cable that will boost connectivity between Australia, New Zealand and the US.
Luminet is a fraud management solution that reveals user activity within enterprise applications and transforms the data into actionable intelligence, allowing organisations to protect the privacy of mission-critical data, reduce internal fraud and enable regulatory compliance.
IBM has delivered the Core Services IT platform that supports the Australian Government’s Standard Business Reporting (SBR) initiative, which aims to save businesses time, money and effort through the provision of an online reporting capability.
Infor ION services are designed for companies of all sizes to enable application integration, business process management and shared data reporting. By automating the most difficult data sharing tasks, it gives mid-market companies the ability to more quickly and easily organise, analyse and collaborate on information from throughout their operations.
NSN has announced plans to acquire Motorola’s GSM, CDMA, WCDMA, LTE, and WiMAX wireless assets for $1.2 billion. NSN will acquire several R&D centres as part of the deal, and approximately 7500 Motorola employees are expected to be transferred to NSN. The companies expect to complete the acquisition by the end of 2010, subject to customary closing conditions including regulatory approval.
The ecoSoftware 2.0 version of CA’s energy, carbon and sustainability management software is designed to help organisations reduce carbon emissions, manage natural resource consumption and cut energy costs.
The Changepoint 2010 project portfolio management and professional services automation solution offers support for mobile devices such as the Blackberry and iPhone while also providing enhanced support for team collaboration, executive decision-making and other customer-sponsored usability enhancements.
Forget separate stacks of networking, storage and servers. The latest trend among vendors and service providers is to offer complete, pre-integrated unified infrastructure platforms. Andrew Collins looks at whether integration equals innovation.
How to modernise your legacy applications through rapid service enablement.
The challenge for Steve Maddocks, AARNet’s Director of Operations, is to keep AARNet’s vital network in an optimal state, which means high performance and high availability that meet the service level agreement of 99.999%. Achieving this gives him an immense sense of satisfaction. Maddocks explains to Voice&Data’s Merri Mack that the key to success is a strong emphasis on measurement.
Connection Research and ComputersOff.ORG have announced a cooperative agreement to work together on green IT accreditation and market analysis.