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Gerry Smith, Cirba President & CEO to Discuss Balancing IT Infrastructure Supply and Demand at OASIS: The Montgomery Summit

This week our President and Chief Executive Officer, Gerry Smith, will present Cirba’s vision for controlling IT supply and demand at OASIS: The Montgomery Summit. This is an invitation-only event featuring top entrepreneurs and investors, senior level technology executives, and … Continue reading

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Cirba’s Product Advisory Conference: Highlights of Cirba’s New Reservation Console

Last week some of Cirba’s largest customers, including Cisco, FedEx, Lowes, McKesson, AIG, TD Bank Group, and others joined Cirba executives and product managers in Boston for a focused Product Advisory Conference. We were thrilled to have seventeen attendees from … Continue reading

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Cirba Product Advisory Conference to Address Capacity Supply and Demand Issues in the Modern Data Center

Recently, we announced our new Reservation Console, which will be available in January 2014.  This new console adds state of the art “Hotels.com” like capabilities for capacity reservations and automated workload routing to our automated capacity control software. We believe … 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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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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Power Play

If you can’t measure power consumption in the data center, you definitely can’t manage it. It’s no surprise that most companies are facing data center power constraints. And Virtualization and cloud computing have further complicated many aspects of power management. … Continue reading

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What is the Right Utilization Target for Virtual & Internal Cloud Infrastructure? Do you know?

I’ll throw it out there – raw utilization measures are useless in determining the efficiency or effectiveness of a virtualization initiative or the ongoing management of virtualized infrastructure. As long as we have had distributed computing there has been an … Continue reading

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