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software appliance

A software environment that includes the operating system and application. It is designed for installation in standard hardware that will be dedicated to running that single application. A "hardware appliance" is the software appliance and computer packaged as a single product. See virtual appliance and hardware appliance.
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The VSA vSAN software Appliance supports iSCSI and hardware accelerated iSCSI with RDMA (iSER), provides centralized cluster management for multiple virtual appliances, and can be managed through VMware vCenter via a plug-in.
As the first to market with Linux-based Information Management software appliances, Novell and IBM are delivering solutions that help organizations accelerate service delivery by embracing virtualization and cloud computing," said Markus Rex, senior vice president and general manager of Open Platform Solutions at Novell.
As shown in Figure 1, when a client machine makes a request to the software appliance, every attempt is made to fulfill that request as far through the compute process as possible.
NASDAQ: MLNX) (TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced the availability of its VSA Virtual SAN (vSAN) software appliance that leverages server hardware with local storage and SSDs to form large-scale, virtual storage networks (vSAN).
By deploying Novell Sentinel Log Manager as a software appliance, customers can get started in minutes and eliminate time-consuming maintenance processes with its self-updating features.
Software appliances are applications that are combined with a customised operating system where all the components are integrated and tested to work together with only a single install required.
NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of Red Hat Storage Software Appliance, which is its first integrated product that provides scale-out storage for unstructured data.
Gluster, the leading provider of scale-out, open source storage solutions for public and private clouds, today announced the availability of the Gluster Storage Software Appliance, dramatically extending the range of commercially supported configurations for Gluster in the private cloud and on-premise data center environments.
ATLANTA -- AirWatch, a leading provider of enterprise-wide Mobile Device and WLAN Management (MDM) software, announces the availability of the AirWatch software appliance.
The report, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Software Appliance 2009 Vendor Analysis (IDC #217473), evaluates the offerings of nine software appliance vendors (Canonical, IBM, JumpBox, Microsoft, Novell, Red Hat, rPath, Sun Microsystems, VMware), focusing on current capabilities and menu of services and their alignment to customer needs.
Openbravo will use rPath's rBuilder[TM] to create a software appliance, simplifying deployment in both physical and virtual environments as well as maintenance for customers.

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