Brocade snaps up Foundry

Storage networking company Brocade Communications Systems has agreed to acquire enterprise LAN vendor Foundry Networks for approximately US$3 billion, the companies announced Monday.Brocade said the deal will make it a top provider of

Published on: July 21st, 2008 Stephen Lawson

Current data centre models aren’t sustainable, HP says

The data centre is dead.Current data centre numbers and infrastructures are unsustainable, said representatives of Hewlett-Packard, as the company rolled out a range of services, hardware and software at its Technology@work conference in

Published on: March 18th, 2008 Ambrose McNevin

We need blade standards, but not yet

Look at the three server blade systems in this blade server roundup: three different enclosure designs, three different physical shapes and connector sets for the server blade, three different arrangements for power supplies,

Published on: July 8th, 2003 Alan Zeichick

Gartner: The Future of EMC’s WideSky Remains Proprietary

GartnerEMC is promoting Automated Information Storage Management (AutoIS) - its strategy for reducing management complexity in a multivendor, networked storage environment - with great fanfare. AutoIS shows that EMC has a grandiose vision

Published on: January 6th, 2003 Raymond Paquet and Robert Passmore

Linda Musthaler: I want my NetWare back because it just plain works

About six years ago, my company made a strategic IT decision to migrate from Novell NetWare to Microsoft Windows NT. At the time, the decision seemed reasonable: Novell Inc. was on the wane,

Published on: August 22nd, 2002 No Author

Messaging vendors rally around SIMPLE protocol

An emerging communications protocol called SIMPLE is the front-runner to become the standard method for sharing online presence information and instant messages across the Internet, thanks to backing from market leaders AOL Time

Published on: August 7th, 2001 Carolyn Duffy Marsan