Cisco UCS: there is something I am still missing

On Monday 16th Cisco unveiled its Unified Computing System (UCS). A few days ago I have been briefed by some local Cisco guys about the product (err, the architecture as they stressed). I assume that people reading this post know what Cisco is doing and are familiar with the announcement. In a nutshell . . . → Read More: Cisco UCS: there is something I am still missing

Hyper-V Server R2: a few additional thoughts

A few weeks ago I wrote a tutorial on how to deploy Hyper-V R2 on the IBM BladeCenter S where I demonstrated, among other things, how to LiveMigrate from one blade to another. I didn’t spend too much time commenting on the implications this will have in the market. In this article, I’d . . . → Read More: Hyper-V Server R2: a few additional thoughts

And the winner is… AppSpeed

I have just got back from VMworld 2009 Europe in Cannes. It was an interesting week and not just because we were in Cote D’Azur (Azur, not Azure like in Windows Azure). There have been a few interesting announcements, demo and breakout sessions going on at the Palais de Festival during the week . . . → Read More: And the winner is… AppSpeed