• November 17, 2015 17 Nov'15

    IT pros react to Dell's EMC acquisition plan

    The Twitterverse chimes in on the mega Dell-EMC deal, as three major traditional IT vendors -- Dell, EMC and VMware -- plan their futures.

  • November 17, 2015 17 Nov'15

    A who's who of white box switch vendors

    White box networking gives IT organizations more freedom of choice for network hardware and OSes. It's a young and changing market, with a mix of vendor involvement.

  • November 13, 2015 13 Nov'15

    Top data center industry trends of 2016

    Data center industry trends include managers who don't just manage servers, storage and networking, but instead manage 'hybrid IT.'

  • November 12, 2015 12 Nov'15

    Massive tax bill increases uncertainty in Dell-EMC deal

    Dell's deal to buy EMC and VMware for $67 billion is in doubt after revelations that the company could face a $9 billion tax bill, forcing some uncertain IT buyers to look elsewhere.

  • November 06, 2015 06 Nov'15

    U.S. data center market has a new king

    For years, there has been more data center space and power in the New York-New Jersey metro area than anywhere else in the United States. That's no longer the case.

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  • November 02, 2015 02 Nov'15

    Greenfield vs. brownfield data center development strategies

    Don't count out that old, empty department store that hasn't seen customers in a decade -- data center brownfield developments bring new life to these types of abandoned buildings.

  • October 22, 2015 22 Oct'15

    EMC, Dell customers wonder what's in it for them

    The acquisition of EMC and VMware has IT pros at Dell World wondering what the future holds for pricing, storage and support.

  • October 20, 2015 20 Oct'15

    Traditional IT employees must adapt to cloud way of life

    Traditional IT employees need to understand the big business picture and what the cloud offers to remain relevant.

  • October 19, 2015 19 Oct'15

    IT pros weigh Dell versus HP as one swells, the other splits

    Dell will become a much bigger company following the purchase of EMC and VMware, begging the question of how it will match up against a newly split HP.

  • October 12, 2015 12 Oct'15

    Dell-EMC deal comes with plenty of risks

    Dell finalized plans to purchase EMC this week, in a deal that analysts said could pay dividends for enterprise customers – if it succeeds, that is.

  • October 08, 2015 08 Oct'15

    'Rolling data center' inspires GE Industrial Internet

    General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt is taking on his biggest challenge yet to reinvent the company on the idea that its new platform will unite the Industrial Internet of Things.

  • October 07, 2015 07 Oct'15

    How IBM Watson, cognitive analytics will impact IT jobs

    IBM Watson continues to push the envelope for what can be done with technology and some fear the cognitive computing system will push IT pros out of a job.

  • October 02, 2015 02 Oct'15

    Cost-cutting tricks for your data center labs

    These IT cost-cutting tricks applied in data center labs can result in big savings.

  • September 30, 2015 30 Sep'15

    Legacy IT budget cuts boost data center investment plans

    New data center investments can come from legacy IT spending cuts, something most U.S. agencies haven't done well in recent years.

  • September 22, 2015 22 Sep'15

    After a long slump, IT certification pay bounces back

    Largely vendor-driven IT certifications decreased in value for a seven-year stretch, until a recent turnaround, with security getting a renewed focus.