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Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance

Oracle have released their new x86 virtualization appliance, merging servers, storage and networking together into one stack. The Virtual Compute Appliance enables rapid, repeatable software-defined infrastructure deployment.

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By Daniel Goodman - 13/08/2013 10:00

Whether you want to implement virtualization for branch office, consolidate and optimize application environments, or find a simple and cost effective way to manage increasing loads, vShape is the right solution for your business.

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By Carolyne Jones - 12/08/2013 02:00

With the launch of the single socket, 16-core Fujitsu M10-1, it's now possible to build an incredibly powerful four node Oracle Cluster at a huge saving. One of the beauties of Oracle Standard Edition is that you can deploy Oracle RAC (Real Application Clustering) for free on the condition that your total CPU count doesn't exceed four.

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By Carolyne Jones - 30/07/2013 11:30

Posted in News Hardware
Solarflare SFN7122F

Solarflare have released their Flareon™ 10GbE PCIe 3.0 range of server adaptors, the latest in low latency advanced ethernet technology. The SFN7122F is powered by an all new controller silicon, enhancing your application performance with the highest message rates and lowest jitter.

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By Carolyne Jones - 18/07/2013 09:00

HP have released two servers with the E3 Xeon 'Haswell' line of CPUs from Intel. The first is the ProLiant DL320e Gen8 V2, which is remarkable in it's low depth form factor - it's only 15 inches deep and is therefore deployable in a multitude of ways. The second is the ProLiant ML310e Gen8 V2 and is aimed at the 'server under the desk' small business.

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By Carolyne Jones - 14/06/2013 12:29

Posted in News Hardware

In the heart of the City of London resides our Oracle Authorised Solution Centre. This state of the art centre is available to our clients as an invaluable resource. The Solution Centre offers proof of concept, technical demonstrations, performance benchmarks, product evaluations - as well as hands on or remote demonstrations.

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By Carolyne Jones - 10/06/2013 09:00

Posted in News Hardware

Pure Storage have announced the 3rd generation of their all flash storage array hardware. At its heart are two Intel Sandy Bridge processors, capable of delivering 400,000 8K IOPS. This next generation system offers up to 100 TB of usable all-flash storage, with the 2 RU rackmount systems packing 192 GB RAM, and four 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel, or four 10 Gb/s Ethernet iSCSI ports.

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By Catherine Baker - 05/06/2013 10:00

Posted in News Storage

Here at Business Systems International we pride ourselves on being committed to only the highest performance hardware. We're pleased to announce a new partnership in the form of Gnodal - providing the highest density and lowest latency network switches.

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By Carolyne Jones - 10/05/2013 09:00

Ciara Technologies ORION HF320 High Frequency Trading Server

Here we have one of the fastest high frequency trading servers, the CIARA Technologies ORION HF320. We go hands on with the first HF320 in Europe which we will have available for demonstration.

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By Carolyne Jones - 07/05/2013 09:00

Posted in News Hardware
Oracle SPARC T5-4 Server

Oracle have released their SPARC T5 processors and associated servers, together with the M5 processor and M5 server lineup - replacing the current Fujitsu made M Series. SPARC M5 processor is exactly the same as the M4 processor, only the name has changed to align with the T5. 

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By Carolyne Jones - 26/03/2013 22:00

Posted in News Hardware Cloud
Fujitsu RX300 S7

Fujitsu are well known as the manufacturer of the Oracle SPARC M-Series range of servers. Less known is the fact that Fujitsu also manufacturer a range of X86 Sandy Bridge servers that are Solaris certified and can be pre-bundled with Oracle 24/7 support.

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By Carolyne Jones - 25/03/2013 09:00

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Oracle SPARC Family

The long awaited SPARC T5 generation of processors should be announced this week by big red. Oracle claim almost immediate availability of the hardware, which is a big plus. They're also claiming that the T5 is the fastest processor in the world for database. We'll wait to see the TPC benchmarks before passing judgement.

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By Carolyne Jones - 25/03/2013 06:00

Posted in News Hardware