Enterprise data storage strategies
- March 18, 2010
EBay says that the $334 million data center the company is building in Utah will be the largest capital investment it's ever made.
- March 11, 2010
Modernizing a live data center with no downtime is no small task, but a data center colocation company managed the nail-biting task.
- March 10, 2010
Data center disaster recovery plans fall apart without strong executive-level support, say AFCOM attendees. But there are some tricks of the trade for making the business case in a down economy.
- January 08, 2010
To save data center space, Terremark Worldwide, a large data center hoster, uses flywheel- rather than battery-based uninterruptible power supply for a new facility's backup power.
- August 24, 2009
Uptime's is ready to update its tier system, which has been the de facto standard for data center availability. But will the changes address criticisms that existing tiers were outmoded and rigid?
- August 14, 2009
Proper purchase, maintenance, monitoring and use of flywheels are four ways for data center managers can keep UPS batteries juiced a bit longer.
- August 07, 2009
For its data centers, SunGard has chosen flywheel uninterruptible power supplies. A SunGard executive explains why the company chose flywheels over battery-based backup.
- June 24, 2009
In today's news in brief, HP has released four telco products, including two servers based on Intel's Xeon 'Nehalem' chip. A study finds that blanking panels can save thousands of dollars.
- May 27, 2009
Lower the cost of disaster recovery replication with open source DR tools like Rsync and distributed replicated block device, or DRBD.
- April 08, 2009
Symantec ships disaster recovery monitoring software; Apple updates Xserve with Intel's Xeon 5500 Nehalem chip.
- April 02, 2009
In today's news in brief, Google ditches uninterruptible power supply for battery-based backup, reveals use of containerized data centers and more.
- March 03, 2009
In today's news in brief, startup Fusion-io struck a deal with Hewlett-Packard to use its memory technology in BladeSystem servers.
- February 25, 2009
In today's news in brief, Google says new code caused cascading data center problems that shut Gmail down for a few hours early Tuesday morning.
- October 27, 2008
At Data Center Decisions, Digital Realty Trust warned that, in data center site selection, data centers fail to focus on central factors or focus on irrelevant factors.
- 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.