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Now held three times a year, in New York, Prague, and Silicon Valley, the organizing principle of each International Virtualization Conference & Expo remains the same: our aim is to ensure, through an intense and carefully chosen program of technical and strategic breakout sessions, that attending delegates leave each Conference with abundant resources, ideas and examples they can apply immediately to leveraging Virtualization, helping them to maximize performance, minimize cost and improve the efficiency and flexibility of their Enterprise IT endeavors. The Call for Papers for the 7th International Virtualization Conference & Expo, which will be held in Santa Clara, CA, on November 2- 4, 2009, is currently still open. The submissions URL is here, and the deadline for submissions is June 30, 2009. Topics welcomed include every aspect of virtualization. For example: ... (more)

The Green Grid Addresses Energy Efficiency in Data Centers; Consortium Completes Formation and Calls for Members

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Green Grid, a non-profit consortium dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in data centers and business computing ecosystems, today announced the completion of its formation, membership structure, technical charter, and made available three new white papers. The collective viewpoint of Green Grid members is that energy efficiency in the data center is the most significant issue facing technology providers and their customers today. This situation is not only due to exponential increases in power and cooling costs over the past few years, but also because customer demand for concentrated computing is outpacing the availability of clean reliable power in many places around the world. The Green Grid is the first industry initiative chartered to take a holistic view of the computing ecosystem, with a focus on addressing the... (more)

IBM and APC Partner to Create Energy Efficient Green Data Center for Bryant University

ARMONK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 07/13/07 -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has implemented the IBM Scalable Modular Data Center at Bryant University, in order to meet the school's technology requirements of its growing enrollment while simultaneously being energy conscious by implementing a "green data center." The IBM Scalable Modular Data Center is a cost saving, energy efficient solution that was rapidly deployed as a pre-engineered data center, using IBM Global Services' capabilities, coupled with APC's InfraStruXure® data center architecture. In addition to these services, Bryant replaced their Sun Microsystems hardware infrastructure with IBM Power processor-based BladeCenter servers running Linux and IBM virtualization software technology, driving higher utilization rates and helping save energy costs. These technologies are part of Project Big Green... (more)

Everything Channel's CRN Unveils the 2010 Channel Chiefs

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything Channel, a UBM company, today announced the 2010 CRN Channel Chiefs. The CRN Channel Chiefs are influential executives who consistently defend, promote and execute effective channel partner programs and strategies. (Logo: ) For the eighth consecutive year the top Channel Chiefs were chosen by Everything Channel editorial based on criteria including policy and program innovations made during the past year, the amount of revenue their company generates through partners, their willingness to speak out publicly on behalf of the channel and the number of years they have dedicated to channel activities. "Being named a Channel Chief is one of the most prestigious honors in the IT industry. This year's Channel Chiefs offer tremendous insight into the who's w... (more)

Research and Markets: 2013 Report on the Worldwide Data Center Cooling Solutions Market - Forecasts to 2016

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the Worldwide Data Center Cooling Solutions Market - Forecasts to 2016" report to their offering. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing deployment of data centers. The Global Data Center Cooling Solutions market has also been witnessing an increasing demand for containerized data centers. However, the increasing density of data center servers could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. The report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The key vendors dominating this space include APC Corp., Emerson Network Power, and Rittal Corp. The other vendors mentioned in this report are Coolcentric, Core4 Systems, Dell Inc., Eaton Corp., Fujitsu Lt... (more)

Schneider Electric Extends PowerChute(TM) Network Shutdown Software Support for Virtual Cluster Environments

WEST KINGSTON, RI -- (Marketwired) -- 02/04/14 -- Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced the release of PowerChute™ Network Shutdown v3.1 with enhanced virtualization support, a network-based server shutdown solution for IT equipment. Equipped with extended virtualization capabilities, PowerChute Network Shutdown v3.1 works in conjunction with the APC by Schneider Electric Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Network Management Card to enable automatic virtual machine migration and graceful virtual machine and host shutdown in VMware® and Microsoft® Hyper-V clusters. This provides users with the assurance that mission critical equipment will be protected in the event of an extended power failure. "While virtualization has changed the IT landscape, the need for power protection remains. In today's data-driven society, business su... (more)

India Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2018

DUBLIN, Mar. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( ) has announced the addition of the "India Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: Last decade witnessed exponential growth in services sector of India, resulting into accelerated power demand. Despite government's focus towards power generation, the country has been experiencing about 8.5% of power deficit during 2012. Out of which, only 17% of the overall power deficit is being addressed by the power back market in India, leaving potential market for UPS (Uninterruptible power supply) systems to penetrate. In order to run smooth operations in services sectors such as banking, healthcare, IT and hospitality the demand for UPS syste... (more)

Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Market Forecast 2014-2024

LONDON, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cybersecurity, Perimeter Security, Surveillance, Access Control & Personnel  The safety and security of national critical infrastructure is currently of paramount concern for many nation states, as operators and organisations scramble to both secure their existing assets from a new range of threats, whilst at the same time invest in new developments which can boost economic growth. Cybersecurity issues in particular have emerged as the dominant factor in many Western nations' homeland security posturing in recent years, dominating much of the new response planning and impacting on how private operators fit into overall defensive frameworks. Certainly, whereas in the past the greatest perceived threat to critical national infrastructure emanated from extremist groups with violent physical capabilities, in the modern day compa... (more)

The Naumann Law Firm, PC and JCL Law Firm, APC recover $3,920,500 for Construction Defects

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by The Naumann Law Firm, PC and JCL Law Firm, APC.   The Naumann Law Firm and JCL Law Firm announced today that it recovered $3,920,500.00 in damages for a construction defect lawsuit against a National Homebuilder for construction defects to 186 single-family homes in the Palm Springs area.  The firms filed the lawsuit in the Riverside Superior Court in July 2010 on behalf of the owners of 186 single-family homes located in Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, against a National Homebuilder, several subcontractors and a flooring-product-manufacturer. The plaintiff homeowners contended that their newly constructed homes were damaged, in part, because of the installation of a defectively designed flooring product. The defective flooring product caused floor tiles to crack and break. As a re... (more)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, University of Chicago, CIT, Paul Hastings Join Chicago Summit; Join 400+ over June 15-16 for Reception & Full-Day Conference

CHICAGO, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Fourth Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit | The Westin Chicago River North | Chicago, IL Photo -     Bank of America Merrill Lynch, University of Chicago, CIT, Paul Hastings Join Chicago Summit; Join 400+ over June 15-16 for Reception & Full-Day Conference   The National Data Center Summit Series is expanding with more valuable market intelligence and networking opportunities in 2015. The nation's premier data center conference series will be held on June 15-16 with The Fourth Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit in Chicago. The summit will feature an opening night reception on June 15, and full-day conference at The Westin Chicago River North on June 16. Data Center Real Estate & Technology Infrastructure: The Fourth Annual Greater Chica... (more)

AFCOM's Data Center Institute Convenes at Data Center World to Provide Cloud Computing Guidance for Data Center Professionals

NASHVILLE, TN -- (Marketwire) -- 03/08/10 -- AFCOM's Data Center Institute (DCI), a leading industry think-tank has convened at the AFCOM Data Center World 2010 to discuss concepts and approaches to cloud computing and what this technology means to data center professionals. Facilitated by DCI board advisor David S. Linthicum, the CTO of Bick Group, topics covered in the first on-site meeting included: making a business case for cloud computing within the data center; best practices and approaches to cloud computing from the perspective of the data center executive; and new data center skills needed to support cloud computing implementations. Moreover, approaches to cloud computing for enterprises, third party data center providers, and existing software providers moving to a cloud computing offering were discussed. These concepts and recommendations will be summari... (more)