Tag: Technology

6 Important Things To Know About Microsoft’s New Volume Licensing Program

Microsoft launched the Microsoft Products & Services Agreement last December. Here are six things Microsoft partners and customers need to know about MPSA.

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The Practical Science of Data Center Capacity Planning

Your data center is growing, you have more users connecting, and your business continues to evolve. As the modern organization places more demands around the data center model, administrators must be aware of their resources and their utilization. A big part of that is planning out capacity for both today, and the future.

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Google I/O: Looks Like Android Is Getting Ready For The Internet Of Things

Aiming to make the world more connected are the new Android L OS, Android Wear, Android Auto and Android TV. Solution providers, however, know that someone has to secure it all.

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Cisco, NetApp Make It Clear: No VMware NSX For FlexPod

Cisco and NetApp said for SDN, the choice in FlexPod will be Cisco’s ACI technology, but FlexPod channel partners call the decision a risky one given VMware’s influence.

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DCIM for Small Data Centers

When it comes to running an efficient operation, small data centers have many of the same concerns and challenges as their larger counterparts. One of the greatest challenges that managers of small data centers have is that they typically have limited resources in terms of technology, staffing, and financial support. 

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Oracle Partner Says New In-Memory Database Tech Is About More Than Just Faster Speeds

Oracle, which took the wraps off its long-awaited in-memory database technology earlier this week, is set to beat back challengers to its database business, according to one top partner.

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VMware Reveals Pricing For NSX Software-Defined Networking Tech, Says It’s Ready For Channel Rollout

VMware’s Pat Gelsinger reveals plans to start selling NSX software-defined networking technology through the vendor’s broad channel. There’s also chatter about a coming NSX-related partner competency.

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Worth Watching: Cisco Partners Say Video Isn’t Just An Enterprise Sale

Cisco partners concur with the vendor’s recent projections for rising video adoption and say that they’re seeing more small and midsize businesses using the technology as a tool.

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Bringing Hyper Scale-Out to the Masses: The Power of Open Optimized Storage

Mario Blandini is the senior director of product marketing, storage systems, at HGST, a Western Digital Company.

Data growth estimates by percentage may differ from one prognosticator to the next, but everyone agrees that more data will be stored in 2014 than was stored in 2013. So how will infrastructure scale to meet the insatiable consumption of unstructured data in the coming years? In short: optimization.

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10 High-Tech Gadgets For The High-Temp Days of Summer

When the need is to extend high-tech activities the great outdoors, the CRN Test Center shows you the way. Here are 10 great gadgets for the summer season.

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