Monthly Archives: March 2006

More on Dell’s takeover of Alienware

It seems that last Thursday, Dell & Alienware agreed for Dell to take over Alienware. Interestingly (well, to me), I have just upgraded my household IT and have bought an Alienware Aurora for the games and a Dell for our household IT. (Am I a futurologist??)  … » Read more …

SunLIVE 2006

I attended a Sun customer jamboree, called Sun LIVE 2006 and posted some blogs articles on my old sun/ora cle blog on innovation in government and the nascent mobile games industry, which I added to here.  … » Read more …

The architecture of the N1 provisioning server

During a presentations on N1, Garima Thockburn & Doan Nguyen showed an architectural functional model for the applications provisioning technology. What’s really cool is that, as I’d expect from Sun, although we often forget what it made us, is that openness is being designed in from the ground level.  … » Read more …

Designing Data Centre automation solutions

Today was planned as a look at Sun’s system management solutions and the day was started by Sohrab Modi, the V/P for the group. We really have a problem with our branding, but we’re sticking with N1, managing maNy systems as 1. Sohrab’s presentation called “Simplify, Integrate, Automate”, hit two key points for me. The first is that its a solution, the second that there are two dimensions to virtualisation.   … » Read more …