Sun feeds data center pods to credit crunched

The Register reports on Sun’s latest Utility Computing push:
“This week, Sun announced a suite of data center services through its Professional Services organization that will help companies plan, build, and manage data centers. Sun’s experience with its Sun Grid compute utility has been interesting, but – limited to the Solaris operating system – it hasn’t seen the broader appeal of Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud. When it built the Sun Grid, Sun took standardization beyond the server and rack level and out into a collection of servers, storage, and networking that it calls a pod. Sun is telling customers that they should be thinking at the pod level as well, so they can speed up deployments within their data centers.” Full Story

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About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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