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ATLANTA, October 20, 2009 – New software released today by Racemi decreases time servers are down for maintenance, reduces storage costs, and simplifies data center management. New features in Racemi DynaCenter 3.0 will save IT departments money, plus help automate and simplify data center operations to improve administrators’ productivity.   Racemi’s next-generation image-based provisioning software adds Live Capture to acquire the running system image on Linux and UNIX servers without taking servers out of production or rebooting, which means greater uptime and faster service turn around.   In addition, the DynaCenter image profile now enables operators to designate specific file systems or disks to capture instead of defaulting to an entire system capture. This option eliminates costly storage redundancy, and taken with Live Capture, the new options provide muc... (more)

Managing Complexity: The Next Great Frontier for Cloud Computing

Managing the complexities of physical and virtual computing assets, plus public, private and hybrid clouds will be the topic of a session by Arsalan Farooq, CEO of Convirture, at the Cloud Expo in Santa Clara, California, next week. "Managing Complexity: The Next Great Frontier for Cloud Computing" will cover the transition from virtual to cloud computing, along with managing the mix of physical, virtual and cloud resources. The session is Thursday, November 10 at 2:45 p.m. Farooq founded Convirture in 2007 to help organizations effectively manage open source virtualization pla... (more)

Versatel Offers Webmail Solution from Open-Xchange

Open-Xchange, the leading provider of business-class open source collaboration software, announced today a deal with Versatel, Germany's third-largest telecommunications provider, to bring free webmail to Versatel's customers, which include more than 1.3 million e-mail accounts.  By offering the Open-Xchange e-mail and groupware solution as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Versatel enables its customers to work productively anywhere they have access to a browser and an Internet connection. That is because Open-Xchange users can get access to their e-mails, appointments and document... (more)

Zimory Public Cloud

Zimory Public Cloud delivers server capacity for short-term computing power needs. Via the Zimory Internet platform you choose from a variety of data centers around the world offering the resources that you need. You define the quantity and quality of performance (including security), and set the desired usage period. After completion of the online order (usually less than 5 minutes), you have access to your resources. With Zimory Public Cloud you receive computing power from certified datacenters with binding service level agreements (SLAs). As an intermediary between providers... (more)

Open-Xchange Groupware Available via Macs and iPhone

NUREMBERG, Germany, May 14, 2009 – Open-Xchange, the leading provider of open source groupware, today announced availability of two software extensions which enable native Mac applications to be used with Open-Xchange and the iPhone to access Open-Xchange groupware.   Now, data and groupware information stored on Open-Xchange can be accessed on Macs, or the AJAX-based web interface, or by using Microsoft Outlook on PCs, or virtually any smartphone.   With OXtender for MacOS X, end users can access and edit all information and documents stored on the Open-Xchange server with the... (more)