Data Center Apparatus

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  • Round 'em up and move 'em out

    Erin Watkins - TechTarget 02 Apr 2012
  • The Uptime Institute has started a fun way to encourage companies to cut down on wasted server resources. Known as the Server Roundup, the contest features lots of cowboy imagery, a silly video and ...

  • Cloud computing? How about Earth computing?

    Alex Barrett - Modern Infrastructure Editor-in-Chief 28 Mar 2012
  • Whenever I look up a see a beautiful sky with puffy clouds I think, "That's where my iTunes are." I read this tweet from filmmaker Albert Brooks the other day, and it made me laugh, because, ...

  • We're doing lots of science, but we can't store the results

    Erin Watkins - TechTarget 28 Mar 2012
  • Last year's flooding in Thailand was a terrible reminder of what nature can do. Besides affecting millions of lives, it destroyed businesses and factories and left the rest of the world with an ...

  • Google cools data center with waste water

    Erin Watkins - TechTarget 26 Mar 2012
  • When you flush the toilet at your home, you expect a certain chain of events to occur. Your plumbing takes it to the sewer, the sewer takes it to a water treatment plant and finally a magical ...

  • Hack the memeframe, er, mainframe

    Tom Walat - Site Editor 21 Mar 2012
  •  The shrinking number of workers who can program and administer a mainframe, sometimes referred to as the “red-haired stepchild of IT,” are members of an exclusive club with a language and sense of ...

  • Is IBM stealing HP server market share?

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 23 Feb 2012
  • HP reported its fiscal first quarter 2012 earnings last night, and the results weren't pretty. Overall revenue of $30 billion was down 7% from the previous year and overall profit declined 44% ...

  • Property of "disgraced ex-media tycoon" becomes data center

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 01 Feb 2012
  • A property holdings company in the UK has an interesting hook to attract attention to its new £35 million ($56 million) data center -- the property once belonged to a notorious celebrity. PMB ...

  • Data center infrastructure management on the move

    Alex Barrett - Modern Infrastructure Editor-in-Chief 05 Dec 2011
  • With the Gartner Data Center Conference in full swing this week in Las Vegas, several players in the data center infrastructure management (DCIM) space took the opportunity to announce new versions ...

  • Risks of data center maturity

    Stephen J. Bigelow - Senior Technology Editor 19 Oct 2011
  • Of all the mandates faced by an enterprise data center, the mandate of “maturity” is perhaps the most treacherous and self-defeating. The early life cycle of a data center is typically based ...

  • Cisco Fabric Extender finally available for HP BladeSystem

    Alex Barrett - Modern Infrastructure Editor-in-Chief 18 Oct 2011
  • HP c-Class BladeSystem shops will finally be able to connect their systems to a Cisco Unified Fabric, using the new Cisco Nexus B22 Fabric Extender (FEX) for HP announced on Friday. This is not a ...

  • IT innovation by rethinking applications

    Stephen J. Bigelow - Senior Technology Editor 17 Oct 2011
  • As a technologist, it’s easy to focus on technology–-the servers, storage, networks and other hardware that make IT work. The problem that technologists face is that technology simply isn’t enough. ...

  • Avoiding disaster with IT vendors

    Stephen J. Bigelow - Senior Technology Editor 28 Sep 2011
  • The biggest impediment to successful IT operations is often IT product vendors. Modern IT hardware and software vendors seem to go out of their way to confuse buyers with outlandish claims and lock ...