Dell has unveiled its PowerEdge C410x, designed for scientist and engineers in the HPC market. It is an external PCI Express (PCIe) expansion chassis that connects host nodes to up to 16 PCIe devices.
Green data centre products to garner 28% of global share
Products that are designed to make data centres "greener" will have up to 28% of the global market for all data centre products over the next five years, according to a research report from Pike Research. The "Green Data Centres" report forecasts that the size of the green data centre market will expand from the current $7.5 billion to $41.4 billion by 2015.
EU to compete with US in cloud mobile cloud computing
The European Union (EU) is set to provide £5.8 million in funding for a mobile cloud computing initiative, which will see it compete with the US in the same arena. The funding comes from the Seventh Framework Programme. Also called Project Opitmis, the three-year programme aims to develop cloud-based mobile applications across the EU.
Microsoft releases new drivers for PHP for SQL Server 2.0
Microsoft has released the Microsoft Drivers for PHP for SQL Server 2.0. The PDO SQLSRV driver adds support for PHP Data Objects (PDO), which enables popular PHP applications to use the PDO data-access style to work with the software vendor's SQL Server database.
Infinitely Virtual partners with NetApp's SnapManager
Virtual server vendor Infinitely Virtual has selected NetApp's SnapManager for Virtual Infrastructure (SMVI) for use with its own technology lineup. The addition of NetApp's SMVI to Infinitely's aims to increase productivity for backup, restore and disaster operations in a VMware environment.
Kayleigh Bateman is the Site Editor of SearchVirtualDataCentre.co.UK.