Start your week right with the Data Center Download here in the Server Room! This post wraps up recent updates from the Server Room, the Cloud Builder Forum, and our Data Center Experts around the web. This is your chance to catch up on all of the blogs, podcasts, webcasts, and interesting items shared via Twitter from the previous week.
Hereâ€™s our wrap-up of the 1st half of July:
In the blogs:
Brian Yoshinaka gave us his notes Reporting from Cisco Live! 2011: Energy Efficient Ethernet
Broadcasted across the web:
In the latest Intel Chip Chat, Intel Fellow and research Labs Director of Interaction & Experience, Genevieve Bell, discusses the connection we have with our devices and our interactions with them. Genevieve explains to Allyson Klein that the user experience enables a strong or weak bond with technology smart TV to smart car.
In the latest of Conversations in the Cloud, Allyson Klein discusses NetAppâ€™s new Ethernet Advantage program and two new reference architectures, focused on unified networking for 10 GBbE with NFS and iSCSI. Check out the Intel Cloud Builders site and the podcast on Unified Networking with NetAppâ€™s Mike McNamara to learn more.
Last week in the Intel Cloud Builders program, we saw a great webcast on Cloud On-boarding from Citrix. In this webcast, they discussed how to ease your transition to the cloud by using cloud computing technologies like cloud on-boarding.
Cloud on-boarding addresses business needs, such as a spike in demand, business continuity, and capacity optimization. Enterprises can use on-boarding to address capacity demands without the need to deploy additional infrastructure. Check out the webcast or head over to the Intel Cloud Builders Forum to discuss and learn more!
In the social stream:
Winston Saunders shared:
Intel "Cloud in a box" zd.net/r9cYxW
Intel Dalian: An Environmental Benchmark for China bit.ly/qkgfGX
Raejeanne Skillern shared:
Exciting day for us DC folks at Intel -Intel buys networking chipmaker because the data center is now the computergigaom.com/cloud/intel-buâ€¦
Allyson Klein shared: