News Briefs: August 15, 2008
By Systems Management News Team
August 15, 2008 —
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ScaleMP Extends Aggregation to Dell PowerEdge Servers
ScaleMP, a virtualization solutions provider, announced in late July the availability and support of its
vSMP Foundation Standalone
software on the Dell PowerEdge server platforms. The vSMP Foundation Standalone software aggregates multiple x86 and cluster-based systems into a single virtual shared memory system, simplifying systems management and increasing processing and memory capabilities. ScaleMP customers can use ScaleMP’s aggregation solutions on Dell’s PowerEdge server platforms, giving them the ability to create single, virtual Symmetrical Multiprocessor (SMP) systems with up to 32 sockets (128 cores) and up to 1TB of shared memory. According to ScaleMP, solutions based on the vSMP Foundation Standalone software deliver better performance compared to traditional SMP systems by leveraging cluster price points with the benefits of single system image.
TTsuite-Presence Focuses on IMS Networks
Testing Technologies has added a software suite to test service in IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) networks.
provides the ability for home networks to manage the information of a user’s device or service, even while roaming, according to the company. TTsuite-Presence tests valid and invalid Presence protocol behavior and syntax variations, and runs automated tests. It offers a summary of test results and XML data validation. The product is platform independent and offers standards-based testing in line with IMS specifications. Some of those specifications include 3GPP, ETSI, IETF and OMA.
DLP In Depth Site Launched
DLP In Depth
Web site, an educational site for information on data loss prevention, has been launched by Blue Coat Systems, Trend Micro, Utimaco and a number of other companies. The site offers news, case studies, whitepapers and forums dedicated to discussing data loss issues and best practices. DLP In Depth will offer an online network of educational resources, and visitors can access the site to read whitepapers, best practice policies, security blogs and news. In addition to informational resources, users can submit content with online forums and chat with experts and security teams concerned with data loss prevention. The site is available at
MessageLabs Brings E-mail Backup
Integrated messaging and Web security service provider MessageLabs has released a product that it said eliminates e-mail downtime, stops loss of productivity and ensures the integrity of e-mail communications during e-mail outages.
was designed to be a reliable e-mail backup system, and in the event of an e-mail outage, the user can activate access for the appropriate department or individual through the phone or Web. It can backup the Outlook client, Web and BlackBerry servers.
EMC Boasts Double-Digit Revenue Growth
is reporting its 20th consecutive quarter of double-digit, year-over-year revenue growth. EMC’s total revenue for the second quarter of 2008 was US$3.67 billion, an increase of 18 percent over the $3.12 billion in the same quarter a year earlier, the company said. GAAP net income was $377.5 million, or $0.18 per diluted share. Non-GAAP net income for the second quarter was $511.7 million or $0.24 per diluted share, a 20 percent increase from the same quarter a year prior. Revenue from the United States increased 10 percent from the previous year, while revenue from outside the United States grew 27 percent year-over-year. Non-U.S. revenue represented 48 percent of total second quarter revenue, which the company said is a record for that category.
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