• The Server Labs is now an "AWS Advanced Partner"

    That way our customers can benefit from our access to AWS Private Betas, upfront insight into AWS Product Roadmap etc...

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  • The Server Labs supports the Helix Nebula Marketplace

    The Helix Nebula Marketplace offers a European Cloud Marketplace service that is compliant with EU regulations and legislation through collaboration between commercial providers and public e-Infrastructures.

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  • National award for BBVA’s new global corporate security platform Faro

    BBVA’s corporate security application which has been developed by a consortium formed by The Server Labs and GMV has been awarded as the best installed and operative security system in Spain during Seguritecnia’s XXVII Edition ...

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  • Gaia has been launched into space 

    The Server Labs are very happy to have been able to contribute to the successful launch of the Gaia mission. We have been working with ESA (European Space Agency) already for a number of years on various IT projects around the Gaia mission...

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  • The Server Labs is now a G-Cloud supplier 

    The Server Labs has been selected as services supplier to the UK Government’s G-Cloud ii CloudStore. Currently The Server Labs offers nine different Cloud services through the CloudStore including ... Click here to read the full article.
  • The Server Labs reviews the IT architecture of BBVA’s “tugestionline” 

    We have carried out a technical audit for BBVA’s online platform “tugestionline” to evaluate its performance, highlight possible areas of improvement and requirements for further scalability of the system, bringing in an external view.

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  • The Server Labs boosts the performance of Metro de Madrid’s driver support system

    The Server Labs is leading the improvement of ARCO, Metro de Madrid’s real-time information system for its train drivers, expected to reduce CPU usage.

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  • The Server Labs is taking e-encuesta.com to the Amazon Cloud

    The Server Labs has taken the popular online survey application from a traditional server-based environment to the Cloud. The Server Labs Rapid Cloud Transition was the key in the smooth migration.

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  • Big science teams up with big business to kick-start European cloud computing

    Geneva, 1 March 2012. Today a consortium of leading IT providers, including The Server Labs, and three of Europe’s biggest research centres (CERN1, EMBL2 and ESA3) announced a partnership to launch a European cloud computing platform.

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  • The Server Labs will reform the architecture of BBVA’s corporate security application

    The Server Labs has been chosen by BBVA to develop a completely revised version of its corporate security application Faro in order to unify and streamline the application throughout all countries in which BBVA operates. Click here.

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Virtualization

Virtualisation technologies are already consolidated in the market and have proven to be solid solutions for the greener and cheaper challenges the data centres are facing nowadays, such as:
  • Space and utilisation
  • Heat dissipation and power consumption
  • Flexibility and disaster recovery
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The use of Virtualisation throughout the enterprise will permit the set up of effective development and preproduction environments, which will help reduce the total cost of hardware as well as being environmental friendly, as it should always be. It would make sense to hope for a close future when governments would fine any indiscriminate use of hardware in the enterprise’s data centres. The Server Labs agrees that some specific scenarios justify the purchase of physical hardware, but many other don’t and the requirements could be met with virtualisation.
Besides the enormous advantage that virtualisation is providing to the data centres and computing power in general, its potential goes beyond that and has shown additional benefits; today we can see virtualisation applied to almost everything. Examples of today’s usages of virtualisation beyond the data centre and pure computing power are:
  • Desktop system virtualisation
  • Virtualised Software development environments, to improve and speed up the development cycle.
Moreover, it is enabling new paradigms to emerge, like On-Demand and Cloud Computing.
The Server Labs is actively applying virtualisation solutions in projects and we use it internally in our lab. The Server Labs has an extensive experience and knowledge on major vendors and products such as VMWare, Sun, Xen, etc and can help your organisation to set up your availability and failover scenarios with virtualised machines, optimise your virtualised infrastructure, etc.