The Elastic Compute Cloud uses clusters of Nvidia’s Tesla M2050 GPUs to provide the massive parallel processing for a variety computational heavy-lifting tasks. It’s also affordable, at $2.10 an hour for teraflop-level processing.
As the economic downturn comes to roost in the public sector, IT managers have another, unavoidable incentive to innovate: Significant cuts in budgets and staff sizes while network demands, as always, are on the rise.
Virtualization can help admins meet growing user demands. But as networks become more complex and budgets and IT staffs are cut, automation also comes into play.
Feds are hoping for big savings through data center consolidation, but there's more to it than is first apparent.
It's hard to argue against the benefits of a virtual environment, but ignoring the "hair raising" implications for security is asking for trouble, says information security specialist Bill Phillips of the National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System.
The release candidate version of Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 can now be downloaded.
Consolidation, virtualization, budget and health care are among the most critical policy or technology issues to be faced by state government in 2011, according to a recent NASCIO survey.
Microsoft on Tuesday released a new beta test version of its desktop virtualization solution for organizations.
The VA is planning to field thin clients in several hospitals and clinics.
NASA has discovered the benefits of two critical elements of data virtualization: power management and virtualization, which go hand in hand.
The lack of upfront funding and other budget woes could stymie federal agency efforts to reduce the number of data centers in operation across government, according to a new Input report on data center consolidation.
Google's cloud-based software suite is making inroads with federal and local government agencies.