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2013-04-15 23:02:44

NoviVisor Delivers the Benefits of Virtualization to Switches and Network Devices, and Enables Network Function Virtualization (NFV) on Network Processors SUNNYVALE, Calif. (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 At the Open Networking Summit 2013, NoviFlow Inc. will introduce the industry´s first high-performance virtualization technology for network processors, NoviVisor®. NoviVisor is a hypervisor, or virtual machine manager, that allows multiple applications to share a single network processor....

Massive Power Use At Big Data Companies Cut In A Flash
2012-07-19 11:41:41

Big data needs big power. The server farms that undergird the Internet run on a vast tide of electricity. Even companies that have invested in upgrades to minimize their eco-footprint use tremendous amounts: The New York Times estimates that Google, for example, uses enough electricity in its data centers to power about 200,000 homes. Now, a team of Princeton University engineers has a solution that could radically cut that power use. Through a new software technique, researchers from the...

2011-11-29 08:00:00

Law firm reduces server count by 1/3, accelerates IT management with Xsigo virtual I/O San Jose, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Xsigo Systems, Inc., the leader in virtualized data center infrastructure, today announced that Farrer and Company, a top, independent, London-based law firm has adopted Xsigoâs virtual I/O technology to increase the flexibility of its IT infrastructure to provide its clients with the highest possible customer service. Thanks to the addition of three...

2011-08-02 07:00:00

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 60 percent of IT leaders in North America and Europe believe capacity management is a major factor behind IT's ability to drive IT efficiency higher, particularly in organizations relying on cloud and virtualization, according to a May 2011 commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of TeamQuest, The Key To Cloud And Virtual Computing. Most IT organizations using virtualization and cloud opportunities have...

2011-07-14 00:00:28

Solution Provider IDs Seven Steps to a Successful Virtual Strategy Farmington Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 Initially pursued because of the dramatic savings from server and storage consolidation that it makes possible, virtualization today is quickly becoming more than just a compelling technology that allows IT pros to do the same things better, faster and cheaper. Now described as a journey, virtualization is taking IT to new horizons from which whole new sets of opportunities are...

2011-06-20 11:28:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the biggest problems in virtualized computing is I/O performance. Increasingly powerful multi-core servers have the CPU horsepower to host dozens of virtual machines but the I/O capability has not kept pace with this mammoth increase in computing power, and the aggregate demands of all virtual machines pose a bottleneck to unlocking the full potential of consolidation and cost savings promised with server virtualization. (Logo:...

2011-06-03 12:21:36

A University of California, San Diego faculty-student team is about to demonstrate a first-of-its kind, phase-change memory solid state storage device that provides performance thousands of times faster than a conventional hard drive and up to seven times faster than current state-of-the-art solid-state drives (SSDs). The device was developed in the Computer Science and Engineering department at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering and will be on exhibit June 7-8 at DAC 2011, the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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