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  • Oracle focuses on prepping databases as a service

    As it preps Oracle Enterprise Manager to run private clouds, Oracle has released an update to the management software that offers the ability for organizations to offer production-ready databases as a service.

    Written by Joab Jackson04 June 14 03:19
  • Novell goes large for ZENworks update

    Novell has expanded the scope of its Novell ZENWorks IT management suite so that it can watch over 100,000 devices or more with a single server.

    Written by Joab Jackson25 Feb. 14 18:02
  • HP expands OneView into VMware environs

    Hewlett-Packard is expanding the scope of its OneView infrastructure management console, releasing a OneView plug-in that should help system administrators more efficiently manage their VMware vCenter operations with OneView functionality.

    Written by Joab Jackson10 Feb. 14 12:49
  • Puppet users to get visual cues for troubleshooting systems

    Puppet has added some visual pizzazz to its namesake open source IT automation software, providing a graphic event inspector for administrators to see at a glance where trouble spots in their systems reside.

    Written by Joab Jackson15 Oct. 13 17:06
  • Compuware extends application monitoring with infrastructure metrics

    Compuware has updated its application performance management (APM) software to give administrators more insight into what might be slowing application performance, thanks to the inclusion of new metrics showing the operational health of the host infrastructure.

    Written by Joab Jackson04 June 13 13:00
  • Puppet gets a more expressive configuration language

    With an update to its namesake configuration tool, Puppet Labs has introduced a programming language designed to give administrators more flexibility in scripting their deployment routines.

    Written by Joab Jackson24 May 13 18:37
  • Novell CEO plots company's return

    Two decades ago, Novell's network operating system software was almost ubiquitous in the enterprise. Now, its current president wants to restore Novell to a similar level of prominence.

    Written by Joab Jackson09 April 13 17:51
  • Attachmate has high hopes for Novell products

    Attachmate intends to revitalize the sales and technical development of the end-user computing products that it acquired when it purchased Novell, such as those for virtualization and enterprise collaboration.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez18 May 11 23:55