Stories by Manek Dubash

VM management: How deep is your visibility?

This year has been described as the year of datacentre orchestration. Or at least, the next twelve months look set to see more concentration on the management of virtualised systems as much as the installation of same.

Parallels releases Virtuozzo Containers 4.0

Parallels has released the finished version of its container-based server virtualization software, Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0. It also launched a new data center management tool and officially changed its name from SWsoft to Parallels Monday.

Virtualization to eat into IT budgets

Virtualization will have the single largest impact on budgets for IT hardware and support over the next three years, a market that will be dominated by three large vendors, says a new study.

IBM launches free e-mail search tool

IBM has launched an email search engine that does fuzzy searches. IBM said it used "advanced algorithms that can interpret incomplete queries and find information such as phone numbers, people, meetings, presentations, documents, images and more."

Blade server vendors planning common format

Blade server vendors are discussing some form of common format, according to Fujitsu Siemens' European Marketing manager Bernhard Brandwitte. This is despite denials in the past year from several of the leading vendors that they were discussing, or would be likely to discuss any such thing.

Real-time Linux launched by Red Hat

Red Hat has launched a real-time version of Linux, aimed at applications needing predictable responses, from process control to financial market traders.

Can the datacentre be green? APC's founder speaks out

APC founder and CTO Neil Rasmussen was in London recently to talk about datacentres, power and efficiency - themes that have become headline news as they transmogrify into green issues. We took the opportunity to ask him - inter alia - whether the datacentre can ever be green.