IT infrastructure management and planning
- March 24, 2011
Check out this advice from expert Brien M. Posey on the importance of server backup. Having reliable backups is critical to your organization’s health regardless of what type of ...
- March 23, 2011
Big Blue moves mainframes forward with cloud technologies and incorporates x86 server compatibility.
- March 16, 2011
Hewlett-Packard, suffering from IBM, Oracle and Microsoft envy, resets its sights on software. But customers say it can’t sell what it has now.
- February 22, 2011
Fresh off its win last week on Jeopardy, a “Watson”-style analytics cluster is within reach of the average enterprise, said Ian Jarman, IBM manager for Power systems, told SearchDataCenter.com. ...
- February 21, 2011
Self-service provisioning, a key feature of private cloud computing and IT as a Service, can help IT pros save time and regain control of their data centers.
- February 03, 2011
Are raised floors going the way of the Dodo? It just might happen. Data center technologies are continuing to evolve, and the traditional benefits of raised floors are quickly being overshadowed by ...
- January 26, 2011
The concept of IT workload automation management is nothing brand new – admins have been able to adjust and maneuver computing resources to optimize workloads for a while. But self-service brought ...
- January 25, 2011
Server consolidation is a great idea on paper – you use virtualization software to host multiple virtual machines on the same physical host, so you improve hardware utilization and buy fewer ...
- November 02, 2010
Despite one IT architect's best efforts, his private cloud project was felled by unnecessary regulations and an ossified corporate IT culture.
- September 24, 2010
Monitoring Software as a Service gives busy data center managers one less thing to do.
- April 26, 2010
Cloud computing can reduce total data center energy consumption, says Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientist Jonathan Koomey.
- February 11, 2010
CIO Brian Lillie discusses the push toward third-party data center providers and the importance of seeing IT as a business.
- October 07, 2009
As Dell buys Perot Systems, Xerox digests ACS and HP re-brands EDS, IT pros aren't convinced that a one-stop hardware and services shop is best for their needs.<
- September 08, 2009
Exorbitant costs have forced IT organizations to reconsider the wisdom of buying data center facilities.
- 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.