VMware posts strong second quarter results


VMware posts strong second quarter results

Kayleigh Bateman, SIte Editor
The Daily Data Centre

VMware posts strong second quarter results
VMware has posted $674 million (£442 million) in revenue for Q2, a 48% increase from the same period in 2009. The vendor posted $634 million for its Q1 this year. Net profit for the second quarter was $75 million compared to $33 million for the same period last year.

Twitter set to move into own data centre
Twitter is set to move into its own data centre later this year in a bid to improve reliability. The announcement comes just days after the social networking site suffered an outage, preventing users from logging in. The new data centre will be based in the Salt Lake City area.

Diskeeper releases V-locity
Vendor Diskeeper Corporation has released V-locity 2.0, a virtual disk product, designed for Windows guest operating systems running on VMware ESX and Microsoft Hyper-V platforms. A new feature of V-locity 2.0 is the IntelliWrite fragmentation prevention technology, which was originally launched with Diskeeper 2010.

SNIA forms Cloud Backup and Restore Special Interest Group
The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) has formed the Cloud Backup and Restore Special Interest Group (Cloud BUR SIG), in an effort to educate and drive demand for Cloud BUR solutions. The group plans to create best practices and conduct industry surveys.

BakBone releases NetVault FASTRecover 4.1
BakBone Software has released version 4.1 of its NetVault FASTRecover (NVFR). The disk-based product for Microsoft Exchange, SQL Server and Windows File Servers includes the vendor's Virtual On-Demand Recovery technology, which enables businesses to recover Exchange 2010 data in 30 seconds.

Kayleigh Bateman is the Site Editor of SearchVirtualDataCentre.co.uk.

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