IBM’s Frank Morassutti on Server Virtualization’s Spread into the Data Center

IBM’s Frank Morassutti On Sever Virtualization’s Spread Into The Data Center

IBM’s Top Gun Frank Morassutti recently visited Softchoice, and we had a chance to sit down with him and discuss the data center trends, server commoditization, server virtualization and how IBM’s System X solution fits into the picture.

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A 3 Minute Guide to VSPEX [ EMC ]

What the heck is VSPEX all about anyway?

VSPEX is a very secure, clear path to the private cloud. Translation: it provides customers with a virtualization solution that allows for flexibility when selecting storage, compute, data protection, server, networking and server and desktop virtualization software. This is done by leveraging a reference architecture. This is a fancy way of saying that EMC has done all of the leg work by certifying a range of hardware and software components that will work with your private cloud.

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Your Journey To The Cloud begins at Our Launch Event

What’s the potential of the cloud? How does it fit with your organization? What are the first steps to get started?

If you’re considering a move to the cloud, then you’ll want to attend Softchoice’s Cloud event September 25th in Toronto.

We’ve brought together industry experts and Softchoice thought leaders to share their unique insights and experiences to help you determine the cloud computing strategy best suited for your business needs. Find out how to attain new levels of performance, cost benefits, and business flexibility from the experts.

What you’ll hear:

  • Daryl Plummer, Managing Vice President, Chief of Research and Chief Gartner Fellow; he leads Gartner’s research for cloud computing. His keynote will address how Cloud is transforming IT and the impact this is having across organizations.
  • Kevin Wright, CIO Softchoice will share Softchoice’s own journey to the Cloud. He’ll outline the challenges and gaps he faced in aligning the Softchoice environment to the new delivery model and how he capitalized on the cloud to drive efficiencies and productivity within the business
  • Aaron Brooks, Softchoice’s Innovation leader, will discuss Softchoice’s  unique cloud offerings and how they’ll change the way IT and end-users experience and consume on-demand services. His key areas of focus will be on simplifying procurement and provisioning, building a federated cloud and improving productivity and support.