Pushing the message to meet unpredictable computing needs by scaling out databases, Red Hat and MySQL announce plans to jointly test the MySQL database on Red Hat's Cluster Suite and Global File System.
By letting users build a library of virtual machines that mimic production environments, VMware Workstation 5 aims to provide greater flexibility to enterprises developing and testing multitiered, browser-based applications.
As it moves toward its goal of $80 billion in revenue within the next three years, the company says it will continue to emphasize its growing businesses outside of PCs-including new businesses such as printers and flat-panel displays.
Offered through the company's partners, the new Cisco SMB Support Assistant service offers access to Cisco technical experts, advanced hardware replacement, operating-system software maintenance and a Cisco SMB Support Assistant client and portal.
IBM, Network Appliance and Hitachi are pushing storage virtualization to help administrators remedy shrinking capacity and poor utilization rates without increasing the number of storage arrays in their IT environment.