Monthly Archives: March 2011

NetApp – True Open Storage

NetApp delivers cost effective, high performance data storage technologies that can significantly improve storage utilisation, increase efficiency and reduce storage costs across multi-vendor IT environments.

As an award-winning UK data storage specialist, Q Associates is accreditted to the highest technical standards and works closely with NetApp to design and deliver highly efficient storage and data management […]

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Oracle Expands Its Portfolio

Oracle have recently announced further expansion of the Sun Blade Portfolio for cloud computing and highly virtualised environments that deliver powerful performance and simplified management as tightly integrated systems.

Along with the SPARC T3-1B blade server, Oracle VM blade cluster reference configuration and Oracle’s optimised solution for Oracle WebLogic Suite, Oracle introduced the dual-node Sun Blade […]

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Evolve to a Dynamic Data Centre

The recent collaboration of NetApp, Cisco and VMware has seen the formation of the eagerly anticipated FlexPod.

What is FlexPod?

FlexPod is a prevalidated data center solution built on a flexible, shared infrastructure that can scale easily, be optimised for a variety of mixed application workloads, or be configured for virtual desktop or server infrastructure, secure multi-tenancy, or cloud […]

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Server Consolidation in 2011

As cost savings become a higher priority for many businesses in 2011, Server consolidation allows for reducing the number of servers within your business by utilising them more efficiently. Reducing the number of servers your business relies on, yet maintaining (or improving) the level of service means that server consolidation is high on the business […]

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