Blade.org, the industry consortium driving open innovation in blade-based solutions, announced three new “Blade.org Collaborative Solutions” - advanced solutions developed by vendor members working together to help businesses harness the megatrends that Blade.org believes will define the new enterprise data center: advanced energy efficiency, converged networking and hyper-consolidation.
‘Mega Trends’ that will shape the data center of the future.
These over-arching themes, converged networks, advanced energy
efficiency, and hyper-consolidation, are focal points for the
organization, around which its members are collaborating to address
customers’ IT issues and challenges,” said Jed Scaramella,
Research Analyst for IDC. The new solutions include:
new Reuters Market Data System solution for the financial services
industry improves the efficiency of automated trading by a matter of
milliseconds - a difference that can be measured in millions of
A new low energy solution for
small-business environments builds on the low power use of the IBM
BladeCenter S system
The green data center
management suite is a software solution that enables a single view of
a data center’s IT and physical infrastructure. It combines IBM
Tivoli Monitoring with APC’s ISX Central and Schneider Electrics’
TAC software platforms to help users understand the level of energy
consumption from both servers and non-IT assets in the data center.
Blade.Org Announces New Solutions
November 7, 2008