Does the Linux kernel provide a CPU flag in /proc/cpuinfo that indicates the processor supports Intel vPro technology? Specifically, I'd like to tell from within the operating system if the physical hardware supports Intel AMT, and then if its actually enabled or not.
IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) IT strategy for 2013 revolves around some familiar themes–SMBs, the cloud, big data and analytics, security and data protection—along with a relative newcomer—MSPs. Ed Abrams, IBM vice president of strategy for SMBs, in an interview, detailed some areas the vendor is yellow marker highlighting for 2013.
Here’s how IBM sees the IT landscape evolving throughout 2013.
Needed to set up a cluster where horsepower and cost were paramount, so
I thought this would be a good opportunity to try out Intel's business
class "vPro AMT" remote administration technology, and compare it to
IPMI, which I've used for years on servers.
With VMware (NYSE: VMW) Partner Exchange 2013 less than a week away, the vendor has rolled out a new sales and marketing program to help channel partners boost virtualization solution sales to the underserved SMB customer segment.
The vendor’s Sales BYTES program offers sales tips along with communication and support guides tailored specifically to SMBs’ virtualization needs.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) is offering its SMB resellers an avenue to offer to their customers single-source technical support services provided by the vendor.
In extending its Managed Vendor Support Services (MVSS) to SMBs, IBM’s thinking is to make the overall pie for its technical support services that much bigger by including the customers of those organizations.