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Software Defined Infrastructure Control

Cirba’s Evolution: The Path to Becoming Software-Defined Infrastructure Control

Watch this short video by Cirba president & CEO, Gerry Smith, to understand how Cirba grew from its roots in virtualization and transformation planning analytics to become the leader in infrastructure control for enterprise private cloud environments to today, providing … Continue reading

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Software-Defined Infrastructure Control

Organizations are gaining momentum in the drive toward the software-defined data center. While the focus has been on adopting the raw underlying technologies for compute, storage and networking, the real key to achieving a truly software-defined state is having the … Continue reading

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How does Cirba fit Gartner’s Vision for Capacity Management in Web-scale IT?

Cirba is at the Gartner Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit this week in Berlin. Leading up to the event, Gartner analysts Ian Head and Milind Govekar published a report on the importance and role of Capacity and Performance Management in … Continue reading

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Cirba’s New Business and Application-centric Capacity Control for IT Infrastructure

Today we announced a new capability that enables IT to empower business groups and application owners to intelligently balance server and storage requirements with application demand. Cirba does this by providing IT, the app owners and line of business owners … Continue reading

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Shared compute, storage and network resources wreak havoc in your data center

Sharing resources and constant change are hallmarks of modern virtualized and cloud-based environments. It has become intensely complicated for organizations with large-scale virtual and private cloud infrastructures to try to control operations, risk and efficiency as a result. Download our … Continue reading

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Is Your Organization Ready to Support a Multi-Hypervisor Strategy?

VMware® may still dominate the hypervisor market, but one thing is certain: IT leaders are getting serious about adopting alternatives. According to research by Torsten Volk of EMA, 82% of organizations plan to adopt more than one hypervisor. In response … Continue reading

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Saving Big on Software Licensing in Virtual & Cloud Infrastructure

Managing software licensing has always been a burden for the IT department and most organizations don’t do a great job at it. Compliance is often the focus of management processes and tools, with little emphasis on cost control. But software … Continue reading

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Cirba Provides Drag and Drop Cloud Migration Planning via the Control Console

Many of you are familiar with Cirba’s Control Console that enables organizations to safely maximize density and control risk in virtual and cloud environments.  Today we announced the ability to “drag and drop” existing VMs and hosts onto new target … Continue reading

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VMware DRS – Load Balancing Masquerading as a Workload Placement Solution

Do you remember Aesop’s fable of the wolf in sheep’s clothing? One day a wolf found the skin of a sheep that had been thrown aside and put it over himself to blend in with the sheep. By doing so, … Continue reading

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The New Era of Capacity Control

Change – In the world of IT, as much as we’d sometimes like things to stay the same, change is inevitable. The thing about change in our industry, however, is that if we don’t embrace it and move with it, … Continue reading

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Capacity Control Systems for Everyone

We had a discussion the other day with an analyst who told us that a vendor couldn’t say that they had a true data center solution if they didn’t provide multi-hypervisor support beyond VMware. He was right. It’s a changing … Continue reading

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Cirba Announces Revolutionary Control Console to the IBM® PowerVM Platform

Today marks another milestone in the evolution of Cirba’s Control Console. We announced that the Control Console in Cirba Version 7.1 will support IBM PowerVM for AIX environments. Click here to read the announcement. This will enable AIX customers to … Continue reading

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Cirba Version 7.0 Named Finalist – New Technology in VMWorld Awards 2011

Cirba announced its upcoming release, Version 7.0, at VMWorld 2011 in Las Vegas two weeks ago. VMWorld is always an action-packed event with customer and partner get-togethers and the sheer volume of traffic through the conference (up to 19,000 from … Continue reading

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