Data center budget and culture
- February 19, 2009
In today's news in brief, SunGard opens a Philadelphia facility for data center disaster recovery; data center colocation prices jump in Europe; and Chatsworth opens a new research and testing center.
- December 08, 2008
The U.S. economic recession has prompted server vendors HP and Dell to reduce prices, but in international markets, currency fluctuations may drive price increases.
- October 22, 2008
Energy-efficiency tools are supposed to help data centers understand that energy efficiency frees resources for compute-intensive activities and reduces costs. But do they?
- October 20, 2008
At AFCOM's Data Center World conference, Harley-Davidson discussed the five data center myths it dispelled as the company consolidated several data centers and built a new one.
- October 06, 2008
At Data Center World, keynote panelists discussed the impact of the economic downturn on data centers, the importance of making the business case for IT budget and the possibility of increases in data center green initiatives.
- October 03, 2008
AFCOM holds its annual fall Data Center World conference in Orlando. Here's SearchDataCenter.com's preview of the show details, keynote and sessions.
- March 07, 2008
The consolidation will cut data center costs by 25% but introduced two challenges: scheduling application downtime and convincing employees that they didn't need servers nearby.
- July 13, 2007
We surveyed 374 data center managers in North America in our 2007 data center purchasing survey. Find out where your data center dollars are going.
- July 11, 2007
IBM has increased the cost of its new Power6 processor, further complicating its licensing scheme.
- April 23, 2007
Sun is selling select Sun Fire and UltraSPARC servers at deep discounts in honor of its 25th anniversary.
- December 13, 2006
In this audio roundtable, Nina Buik, president of the Hewlett-Packard user group Encompass and Pam Taylor vice president of the IBM mainframe user group Share talk about expectations for the coming year, including vendor wish-lists, the changing ...
- August 11, 2006
Licensing software in a world where multi-core processors and virtualization are expected to be the norm is raising a whole new set of challenges for IT managers.
- December 08, 2005
Windows Server 2003 R2 is here. It's not a major release, but it offers a passel of new features and some security fixes. So, is it something you need now?
- September 21, 2005
Members of dedicated storage teams need to have as much political savvy as they do IT know-how.
- July 26, 2005
Some IT pros are standardizing on one vendor for hardware or software across the IT infrastructure. Who's doing it? More importantly, should you be?