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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)

Calence, LLC Joins APC's Gold Certified Partner Program

PHOENIX, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Calence, LLC, a leader in building, managing and optimizing customized, client-centric networks, today announced that it recently joined APC's Gold Certified Partner Program. As a result, Calence's certified technical professionals are now capable of designing and implementing data center power, cooling and management solutions for its customers using APC's online configuration tools. Calence's certified professionals now can design APC InfraStruXure(R) systems up to 80kW, which now gives the firm the ability to provide its customers with APC's popular InfraStruXure architecture for data centers. Calence's core competency is architecting and deploying real time network infrastructure, along with providing unified communications and security solutions, and management services. The company specializes in delivering complex network solu... (more)

PR Newswire Summary of Technology Copy, July 9, 2007

Following is a summary of high technology news releases transmitted today by PR Newswire. The full text of these releases is available at the PR Newswire for Journalists, NYM053 07/09/2007 00:01 r f NJ-Verizon-Cybertrust (BASKING RIDGE) Verizon Business Completes Cybertrust Acquisition AQM083 07/09/2007 00:35 r f CA-Sony-Computer (FOSTER CITY) Sony Computer Entertainment America Introduces New 80GB PLAYSTATION(R)3 (PS3(TM)); Announces New Price on Current 60GB Model HKM003 07/09/2007 01:57 r f UMC-June-ERN (TAIPEI) UMC Reports Sales for June 2007 AQM042A 07/09/2007 02:00 r f AZ-Limelight-chosen (TEMPE) GameShadow Selects Limelight Networks for Scalable, Robust Service and Fast Download Speeds UKF047 07/09/2007 02:01 r f blinkx (SAN FRANCISCO) Partners With blinkx to Deliver New Video Search Capabilities LAM026 07/09/2007 02:30 ... (more)

Second Annual Next Generation Data Center Kicks off Next Week in San Francisco

IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows and events, today provided a preview of next week’s Next Generation Data Center™ (NGDC™), the only strategic IT event focused on the complete end-to-end solution and new technologies for the data center. The event, which runs August 4-7 at Moscone Center North in San Francisco, brings together data center professionals, ranging from IT architects to system administrators, from across the country to explore innovative new technologies tailored to meet the ever-increasing need for flexibility, scalability and performance in dynamic data center environments. Attendees will also take part in educational and hands-on training sessions led by technology experts and IT executives across a full spectrum of key industry-specific topic areas. The NGDC exhibit hall floor opens on Tuesday, August 5 at 10:00 a.m. Exhi... (more)

Everything Channel's CRN Magazine Honors the Top 100 Women in the Channel

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything Channel's CRN Magazine, a division of United Business Media, today announced the Top 100 Women in the Channel. The Top 100 Women were chosen by the editors of the magazine based on their achievements as executives and the amount of influence they wield over the technology channel. These women represent a changing trend in a traditionally all male industry. (Photo: ) "We are very pleased to see women executives reaching the highest levels in a wide range of dynamic companies. It is with great pleasure that we honor the women that have made a profound impact in the technology marketplace. We offer our congratulations to all of the women included on our list for their significant contributions to our industry," Robert C. DeMarzo, senior vice president and e... (more)

Cogeco Data Services Opens New Flagship Data Centre

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/13/13 -- Editors Note: A photo for this release will be available on the Canadian Press picture wire via Marketwired. Today, Cogeco Data Services, a leading Canadian Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider, announced the opening of its new multi-million dollar data centre in Barrie just north of Toronto, Ontario. The facility, paired with Cogeco Data Services' wholly-owned cloud and network infrastructure has been designed to support the global acceleration of data that is being fuelled by the increasing demand for cloud and managed services. As enterprise IT departments continue to adopt cloud and managed services, the exponential growth of corporate data will continue to accelerate. Michael Levy, Analyst, Data Centres, 451 Research, explains this trend, "The adoption of cloud and managed services, coupled w... (more)

Donations, Well Results and Operational Updates, Stock Price Movements, and Upcoming Financial Results - Analyst Notes on ConocoPhillips, Anadarko, Goodrich, Occidental, and Marathon

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP), Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC), Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY), and Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: -- ConocoPhillips Analyst Notes  On April 14, 2014, ConocoPhillips (ConocoPhillips) reported that the Company donated $1 million to Texas Tech University for establishing a student recruitment and support center in the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering. According to the Company, the new center will be named as the ConocoPhillips Center for Engineering Enrichment and Dive... (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)

Harvard Medical School Deploys American Power Conversion's InfraStruXure(TM) On-Demand Data Center Solution to Ensure Highly Available Electronic Course Curriculum and Research Data

WEST KINGSTON, R.I., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Power Conversion (APC), a leading global provider of high availability systems for network-critical physical infrastructure (NCPI), today announced that Harvard Medical School, one of the first "all-digital" medical schools in the U.S., recently purchased APC's InfraStruXure(TM) solution for the school's new data center in Boston, Mass. As their students, faculty, and researchers become increasingly dependent upon information technology to more effectively educate, research, and diagnose disease, Harvard Medical IT staff is challenged with delivering scalable, cutting-edge technology applications "on-demand," 24x7x365 days per year. (Logo: ) According to Harvard Medical School's chief information officer, John D. Halamka, "At Harvard Medical School, ... (more)

American Power Conversion Launches Blade Readiness Assessment Service to Help Data Center Managers Successfully Deploy Blade Servers

WEST KINGSTON, R.I., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Power Conversion (APC), a leading global provider of high availability systems for network-critical physical infrastructure (NCPI), today announced its new Blade Readiness Assessment Service that provides IT professionals with an assessment of the feasibility of successfully deploying blade servers in their current data center installations. The Blade Readiness Assessment Service provides evaluations of essential data center NCPI components including power, cooling, facility and rack capabilities, as well as management systems. For each assessment, APC's Global Services staff conducts site surveys and provide a report that includes identifying constraints, as well as offering power and cooling enhancement options, and optimal blade deployment strategies. The assessment service also benchmarks the power ... (more)

How Green is Your Data Center?

Data Center “X” just announced a 2 MegaWatt expansion to their facility in Northern California. A major increase in data center capacity, and a source of great joy for the company. And the source of potentially 714 additional tons of carbon introduced each month into the environment. Many groups and organizations are gathering to address the need to bring our data centers under control. Some are focused on providing marketing value for their members, most others appear genuinely concerned with the amount of power being consumed within data centers, the amount of carbon being produced by data centers, and the potential for using alternative or clean energy initiatives within data centers. There are stories around which claim the data center industry is actually using up to 5% of power consumed within the United States, which if true, makes this a really important disc... (more)