The $99 netbook is geared toward developing networks and called the Cherrypal Africa, a tribute, the company said, to its “recent community-building initiative in Ghana.” The 7-incher features a 400MHz processor, 256GB of RAM and 2GB of flash memory and can run Windows CE or Linux operating systems.
Citrix Debuts Disaster Recovery App – PCWorld
Citrix has released version 5.5 of its Citrix Essentials for Microsoft Hyper-V, a suite of tools for managing virtual containers created with the Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization software.
How Microsoft keeps its cloud green – GreenTech Pastures – ZDNet
The Microsoft Global Foundation Services team — that would be the division that runs the data center powering Bing, Hotmail, Microsoft Office SharePoint Online and Xbox Live — has published a new white paper describing how it keeps server sprawl and the associated suck on energy efficiency from creeping into its operations.
Cisco uses 3D modeling tool to achieve big data center energy cost savings – DatacenterDynamics
Technology giant Cisco is standing by the data center simulation tool it has used to design the air flow system in the data center housed at its San Jose, Calif., campus. According to the tool’s manufacturer, the product enabled the customer to save more than $100,000 per year in energy costs generated by the facility.
Dell Executive: Virtualization Not Worth it for Most SMBs – ITBusinessEdge
In a nutshell, many of the “traditional” advantages such as space and power savings simply aren’t noticeable by a small business with a motley assortment of two to five servers. Unless the servers are old and in dire need of replacement anyway, the amount of money required to get virtualization in place might never yield a ROI.