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UCS Central facilitates global data center management

UCS Central, UCS Manager 2.1 and the growing ecosystem support enable unified management of UCS domains and of thousands of servers across disparate data centers. This positions UCS as an optimized platform not just for hosting virtual infrastructure, but for hosting virtualized data centers and cloud computing on a global scale.
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When it comes to virtualization, do organizations really care about “green”?

After years of pushing the green benefits of virtualization, I long ago realized that it’s not much of a driver for IT decision-makers. But while I’m convinced that green initiatives and even the modest utility incentives are negligible drivers when it comes to virtualization, power savings in general can absolutely make a difference.
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What’s behind the surge in HP Matrix customers?

I was very surprised to learn that HP now has thousands of Matrix customers. Even in the presumably unlikely case that none have more than one unit, this means there are a whole lot of Matrix sales going on. I called several HP partners to get their perspectives. Most are not selling many, if any, of the BladeSystem Matrix. One who does appear to be having quite a bit of success with the product still would have guessed that Matrix customers might be in the hundreds, but not the thousands.
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