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richardbrunner

VMware vSphere Support of Hyperscale and Embedded Servers, Part II

May 3, 2012
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VMware joins the Open Compute Project Yesterday, I promised to discuss even more choices for the hyperscale data center with vSphere. Let me start with the big news first. Today we are announcing that VMware joined the Open Compute Project . The big goal of the project is: “to build one of the most efficient computing infrastructures at the lowest possible cost”. “By releasing Open Compute Project technologies as open hardware, our goal is to develop servers and data centers following the model traditionally associated with open source software projects.” VMware is serious about delivering innovative technology that transforms and redefines how businesses function and operate in the cloud era. By participating and supporting the Open Compute Project,...

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richardbrunner

VMware vSphere Support of Hyperscale and Embedded Servers, Part I

May 1, 2012
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You may have noticed in the last few weeks that there are more Embedded servers being certified with VMware vSphere and showing up on the VMware hardware compatibility guide for servers.  This is the result of a multiyear program by the VMware engineering team to more broadly enable processors, chipsets, and I/O devices within vSphere while still ensuring the robustness and reliability required by enterprise data centers and the cloud in general. This matters because it gives our customers more options in selecting the right server for their IT solutions. Or put another way, it allows our customers to worry even less about the platforms running their workloads in the cloud.   As an example of the expanding support by vSphere, consider the Cisco...

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