- October 20, 2016
Adding Dell servers to its hyper-converged infrastructure lineup boosts scalability and reliability for more use cases, says Dell EMC, but some customers may not be easily swayed.
- October 17, 2016
Greater memory and faster chips will better suit VMware's hyper-converged infrastructure for Tier 1 workloads, the company hopes, as its tries to outdo market-leading Nutanix.
- October 12, 2016
IT shops comfortable with vSphere may be happier staying home when comparing VMware vs. OpenStack to put together legacy and next-generation applications.
- October 07, 2016
So what if many top vendors in the hyper-converged infrastructure market aren't profitable? Customers mostly care whether the technology is useful for their data centers.
- September 30, 2016
A new batch of converged infrastructure looks to deliver many of its benefits to IT pros while still offering customization for specific workloads.
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Sponsored by Dell - Business intelligence and big data analytics workloads place high demands on the underlying infrastructure in terms of performance, capacity, reliability and security. In addition, the enormous growth of unstructured data and the Internet of Things (IoT) forces IT departments to embrace infrastructure solutions that are both cost efficient and simple to deploy. See More
Sponsored by SimpliVity - Virtual desktops are a very different workload from virtual servers, which should come as no surprise to anyone who has designed or deployed a virtual desktop environment. There is also a lot of variation among virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) workloads, including different customers and different groups of users within a single customer. See More
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- September 26, 2016
Virtual machines can now run on the edge, near the things at the center of the internet of things, making use of multiple applications outside the data center.
- September 16, 2016
IT pros have found a way to save money and use existing hardware with software-only hyper-convergence, the lesser-known alternative to appliance-based HCI choices.
- September 12, 2016
Making matches between enterprises and services inside a colocation facility is getting easier with tools that act like LinkedIn in the data center.
- September 09, 2016
Users mull a vastly different IT buying landscape, after Dell Technologies completed the largest technology deal in history, while HPE sells off another part of its business.
- September 08, 2016
IT professionals hoping for a taste of what the combined Dell-EMC-VMware will serve up to them for new products and strategies, got a bowl of steam instead. In formally announcing the completion of ...
- August 24, 2016
Flash storage has reached a crossroads, where lower prices and greater capacity have led a growing number of hyper-converged infrastructure products to include all-flash storage.
- August 18, 2016
OpenStack has turned to Docker containers to help simplify its lifecycle management, as it also works to find ways to run containers itself.
- August 12, 2016
Another outage at an airline data center offers yet another lesson about the need to fail over to a backup data center and bounce back quickly after a power problem.
- August 10, 2016
If the Open Compute Project is too big and scary for your enterprise, a new open standard for data center hardware has emerged to appeal to data centers big and small.
- July 27, 2016
The density and flexibility offered by blade servers make them increasingly popular for IT pros inside an enterprise data center.