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Savvis Launches Cloud Data Center Services Built on vCloud Director 5.1

Cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions provider Savvis has launched  Savvis Cloud Data Center, a virtual data center service built on VMware vCloud Director 5.1 and Cisco’s Unified Data Center technologies. Some of the key features of Savvis Cloud Data Center are: 1] It uses VMware’s vCloud Director 5.1 cloud stack on top of infrastructure from Cisco, Intel and Dell to simplify infrastructure provisioning and enables IT to move at the speed of business. 2] It deploys  VMware’s  Linked Clone technology, enabling  end users are able to rapidly clone base vApps into children vApps by only storing changes made by children and reading all other data from the base. This enables significant storage savings for IT and acceleration for end users who have highly cloned applications. 3] E...

Intel Unveils Details of 22nm Intel Atom Processors C2000 Product Family and 14nm Datacenter Products

Intel today announced that  it plans to “re-architect the data center” by virtualizing the network, enabling smart storage solutions and investing in innovative rack optimized architectures. With the new strategy, Intel aims to create  more agile, service-driven and easier to manage and operate  datacenters. Intel also  announced additional details about its next-generation Intel Atom processor C2000 product family  and  outlined its roadmap of next-generation 14nm system-on-chip (SoC) products for 2014 and beyond. The announcements were made at a  press event in San Francisco. Diane Bryant, Senior vice president and General manager, Datacenter and Connected Systems Group, Intel  highlighted company’s Rack Scale Architecture (RSA), an advanced design that  increases the utiliza...

Hivelocity Now Offers Intel DC S3500 SSD On All Dedicated Servers

Hivelocity has announced that they now offer  Intel’s DC S3500 solid state drives with all new dedicated server offerings and are phasing out  their Intel 520 Series SSD inventory. There are ongoing promotions in place to unload the remaining 520 series drives the company has in stock as well as specials on the S3500 series. We are doing everything we can to entice customers to take an SSD over a traditional spinning disk.  The customers cannot believe the performance improvements they experience. The servers fly. – Barry Stetler, Engineer, Hivelocity. The news comes nearly three months after Hivelocity  added quad socket Intel Sandy Bridge E5-4600 systems to its dedicated server offerings. The new SSD product line has been designed by the engineers at Intel for the usage patterns and appl...

Hivelocity adds Quad Socket Intel Sandy Bridge E5-4600 Systems to its Dedicated Server Offerings

Dedicated server and infrastructure services provider Hivelocity has announced addition of  quad socket Intel Sandy Bridge E5-4600 systems to its dedicated server offerings.  The E5-4600 processors enable Hivelocity to offer dedicated servers with 32 physical cores of Intel processing power and up to 1 terabyte of memory. A while back, Hivelocity introduced  new live order tracking feature within their myVelocity customer portal. The amount of physical cores these systems allow really lets our customers offer their customers a very powerful virtualized solution. The systems are not for everyone but for those that want the maximum amount of RAM and processor for their enterprise they are ideal. – Drew Adams, Sales Manager, Hivelocity. Meany specially for enterprise customers whose system re...

Ubiquity unveils Cloud Services; Launches SSD powered Cloud Servers

Web Hosting provider Ubiquity Servers yesterday announced the  launch of  its SSD-Powered Cloud servers starting at $6/m. Backed up with an enterprise level SLA,  the cloud is designed to be fully redundant ensuring no loss of service in case of  hardware failure. Powered by 100% Intel 520 series SSDs,  Ubiquity’s cloud services utilize a  distributed file system to massively cut costs down while maintaining high performance and reliability. In an interview with DailyHostNews a few months back,   Mr. Daniel Haim, Director of Marketing and Mr. Clint Chapman, CO-CEO, Ubiquity Server Solutions did mention their plans to introduce cloud services at the end of Q1. Ubiquity cloud is providing configurable data backups at $0.05 per GB which are  stored separate from it’s redundant distribut...

10gen to Accelerate Demand for MongoDB, Launches Partner Program

10gen, the MongoDB company, has launched its Partner Program, designed for software, hardware, cloud, channel and services companies that develop, market, sell and support solutions based on the leading document database. The program includes the Industry’s First NoSQL Validation Program for MongoDB, unique access to 10gen Education intellectual property as well as a wide range of additional technical, sales and marketing resources to officially align partners with the growing ecosystem around MongoDB. The 10gen Partner Program is designed for companies looking to efficiently build new business or revenue streams based on MongoDB and capitalize on big data, cloud, mobile and other computing trends and opportunities related to our document-oriented database. – Ed Albanese, VP, Business deve...

Intel Improves PC Performance With New Six-core Chip

DAILYHOSTNEWS, November 15, 2011 – Intel on Monday announced what it called its fastest chip to date for PCs, the six-core Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition processor, which is based on the Sandy Bridge microarchitecture and designed for use in high-end desktops. The chip is targeted at enthusiasts such as gamers, who usually are early adopters of the latest technologies. More cores and faster clocks speed up PCs and are valued by gamers, who demand peak performance when playing graphics intensive games. The Core i7-3960X runs at a default clock speed of 3.3GHz, cranking up to 3.9GHz per core depending on performance required. The chip has 15MB of cache and four channels of memory, also the most available on Intel PC chips to date. The chip is about 52 percent faster in video editing than the ...

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