GreenPages' Newsletter Vol. 13, 2012

The Journey to the New IT: Four Key Observations

By Chris Chesley, GreenPages’ Solutions Architect

I do not think anyone who is currently working in IT right now would disagree with me that a transformation is in progress. There would probably be a heated discussion on what that transformation is, or where it is headed, as this transformation can mean different things to different companies. Let’s talk about what GreenPages is seeing with our clients and how this can help you make sure this transformation works in your users’ favor.
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Industry Updates

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CA Technologies Announces 12 Products Certified by VCE for Vblock Platforms
Read more about how these CA offerings help customers achieve new levels of speed, innovation and performance, while reducing costs and risks, to move from managing infrastructure, maintenance, and operations to optimizing the delivery of business services.

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Tests Demonstrate Fortinet® FortiGate™ Is World’s Fastest Firewall
FortiGate-5140B Undergoes Massive-Scale, Real-World Testing and Achieves 500Gbps+ of Actual Application Traffic, Three Times Faster Than the Leading Competition.
Read the full release.

Kingston Adds New, High-Performing, Everyday Business SSD.
The V+200 SSDNow features a second-generation SATA Rev. 3.0 SandForce Processor for best-in-class sequential read/write speeds combined with Asynchronous NAND for exceptional quality and performance.
Check out the rest of the specs.

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Modern applications demand a new approach to data.
VMware vFabric SQLFire is a memory-optimized distributed SQL database delivering dynamic scalability and high performance for data-intensive modern applications. SQLFire’s memory-optimized architecture minimizes time spent waiting for disk access, the main performance bottleneck in traditional databases.
Watch the webinar Introduction to VMware vFabric SQLFire.”

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GreenPages Acquires LogicsOne;
Accelerates Virtualization & Cloud Management Strategy & Scales Engineering Talent in Southeast

Virtualization of Business Critical Applications

GreenPages Achieves New VMware Competency:
Virtualization of Business Critical Applications

“Earning this competency ensures that GreenPages can help organizations overcome the (often overwhelming) challenges of virtualizing their most important applications and set up a clear path to hybrid cloud solutions.”
—Chris Ward, Vice President of Consulting and Integration, GreenPages

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GreenPages in the News

GreenPages Named to CRN’s 2012 Tech Elite 250

List Recognizes IT Solution Providers with Deep Technical Expertise and Premier Certifications in North America.

GreenPages Technology Solutions Named to the MSPmentor 100 Global Edition

Report Lists The World’s Top 100 Managed Service Providers (MSPs)

“It is an honor to be included in the MSPmentor 100 again,” said Michael Halperin, GreenPages’ Vice President of Managed Services. “This reflects not only our excellence in service delivery, but also our thought leadership in Managed Services.’

Security Recap: A Look Back on the RSA Conference

Watch GreenPages’ Senior Security Architect, Ken Smith, give his take on the recent RSA security conference out in San Francisco.

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