- January 20, 2017
With HPE's buy of No. 2 SimpliVity, the first big deal in the hyper-converged infrastructure space, IT pros see a more robust offering, but also higher prices and weaker support.
- January 19, 2017
Traditional converged infrastructure has been supplanted by hyper-converged infrastructure and cloud computing, but it remains a solid and useful platform.
- January 09, 2017
More technology companies and large enterprises find that cloud computing is not as cost-effective as hoped, and have moved at least one application back on premises.
- December 23, 2016
Lengthened support lifecycles for the latest OpenStack offerings aim to avoid one of the potholes of OpenStack operations with more stability and reassurance for less Agile workloads.
- December 20, 2016
Growing server choices in hyper-converged appliances give enterprise IT pros all sorts of options, but many are more focused on the software.
Sponsored by Splunk - IT’s traditional role as an infrastructure provider is being challenged by cloud service providers, tight budgets and the technology needs of new digital business strategies. See More
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
Sponsored by Splunk - Organizations all around the world and across every vertical are moving to the cloud to increase business agility, gain economic benefits and take advantage of a rich breadth and depth of services. However, when reviewing their bills, organizations can be surprised. See More
- December 07, 2016
Enterprise customers in Verizon and CenturyLink's colocation data centers should expect better cloud and network connection options -- but not upheaval -- after being sold in 2017.
- December 06, 2016
If there will be a way to make an enterprise data center as efficient and optimized as cloud computing, composable infrastructure seeks to fill that role.
- November 22, 2016
OpenStack in the enterprise is more likely to see continued adoption via vendor distributions and managed services, not the raw code of big-name customers, such as PayPal.
- November 10, 2016
The lure of free can be the deciding factor for organizations evaluating which hypervisor best fits their needs, and help them escape mounting annual license fees.
- November 08, 2016
Competition is surging in the colocation market, and providers are adding new features to differentiate. IT pros should look for new services around cloud connections, green energy and more.
- October 28, 2016
In the quest to calculate public cloud costs versus private cloud costs, IT pros have a new asset to help them apply quantifiable data to find their answer.
- October 25, 2016
Vote here for the Best Converged/Hyper-Converged Product in the 2017 Impact Awards.
- October 21, 2016
Need to rein in IT costs? These cost-optimization strategies, from centralization to cloud services to BYOD, will turn IT and business leaders into gurus of efficiency.
- October 21, 2016
Industry watchers hash out the future of converged systems, the best use cases for enterprise workloads and how IT pros should plan ahead for changes in the market.
- 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.