Colocation hosting and outsourcing management
- June 25, 2009
The weak economy put many IT vendors, such as Sun Microsystems, on shaky ground, and IT pros have to worry about technology investments. Gartner and IT pros offer tips on managing vendor risk.
- June 22, 2009
Diptarup Chakraborti, a principal research analyst at Gartner Inc., says fears related to cloud computing are overblown in India and shares his advice for IT departments that want to adopt cloud-based services.
- April 03, 2009
In today's news in brief, the FBI raided Core IP Networks, a data center colocation company, and Facebook is reportedly seeking up to $100 million to build new data centers.
- March 10, 2009
In today's news in brief, Texas Memory Systems will ship a 450 GB Flash-based solid-state disk on a single PCIe card, and SunGard Availability Services will offer hosting promotions.
- March 20, 2008
The IT company wants to wedge itself into the data center facilities market with new services to help users build and consolidate data centers, as well as an application hosting service.
- March 13, 2008
Like a lot of companies, this provider of online survey software realized its value wasn't in data center infrastructure but in the applications that run on it.
- July 24, 2007
With data center outsourcing increasing, only the largest companies will operate their own data centers in the future, says Tier 1 Research analyst Daniel Golding.
- April 24, 2007
A number of data center hosting companies are looking for places to build more facilities as the demand for data center space grows.
- November 14, 2006
Outsourcing vendors with SAS 70 certified data centers have a competitive advantage over other providers when dealing with public companies.
- October 19, 2006
Outsourcing IT services, including data center management, is a growing trend, though some are hesitant to make the jump.
- July 26, 2006
IBM will start licensing its software differently, by appropriating licenses according to processor performance, rather than quantity of processors or cores.
- June 28, 2006
Cisco has rolled out a way to manage InfiniBand and Ethernet networks under the same console, which it hopes will make InfiniBand more popular in the data center.
- May 26, 2006
The latest version of IBM's SAN Volume Controller storage virtualization software supports global replication -- lowering the cost of disaster recovery.
- September 01, 2005
The flooding of multi-core chips onto the market has caused strife between software companies trying to cash in and IT pros trying to take advantage of the performance boost. IDC says the issue will come to a head in the next two years.
- August 16, 2005
IT pros have to wear many hats when it come to the data center. But data center consulting and outsourcing services can make major projects easier.