• July 15, 2015 15 Jul'15

    Early days for WAN virtualization vendors, adoption

    It's too soon to tell how the WAN virtualization market will shake out, but that's not stopping enterprises from embracing vWAN for remote offices.

  • July 14, 2015 14 Jul'15

    Red Hat support evolves with new Access Insights services

    Good vendor support must be predictive, agile, interactive and dynamic. Red Hat claims its support is all of that, but not everyone agrees.

  • July 14, 2015 14 Jul'15

    Top of the news feed: Cloud, IoT shake up data center jobs

    So far this year, top news stories covered shakeups in entrenched data center technologies and technology trends that may force IT pros into new roles.

  • July 07, 2015 07 Jul'15

    The best of SearchDataCenter in June

    The summer weather didn't slow down anyone in the cool, dark halls of the data center. Catch up on the big news and expert advice from the past month that other data center pros found valuable. The ...

  • July 01, 2015 01 Jul'15

    Data center spending continues climb, led by power, DCIM

    Purchases of racks, cabling, power equipment and data center infrastructure management software top the list for data center spending.

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  • June 29, 2015 29 Jun'15

    RHEL developer preview moves ARM servers closer to reality

    RHEL on ARM servers has developers envisioning new apps, but the hardware and software ecosystem for 64-bit ARM is still just a vision.

  • June 25, 2015 25 Jun'15

    Hyper-converged systems raise IT staffing questions

    The continued growth of hyper-converged infrastructure may raise more questions about staffing, rather than the technology, for enterprises.

  • June 23, 2015 23 Jun'15

    A peek inside United's greenfield data center project

    United Airlines' award-winning greenfield data center project shows off some of the latest energy efficiency tactics and IT management possibilities.

  • June 18, 2015 18 Jun'15

    Five quick data center best practices

    Some controversial topics leave data center managers with lingering questions, but DCIM and power and cooling queries were met with best practice tips at AFCOM.

  • June 17, 2015 17 Jun'15

    IT automation changes the game, but limits remain

    Automation tools give admins ways to automate routine or even complex tasks, but some limitations mean IT must keep their hands on the wheel. Heuristic automation will take over areas where traditional deterministic rule sets cannot keep up.

  • June 17, 2015 17 Jun'15

    Data center physical security gets a tougher look

    Organizations seeking colo data center space are now asking more questions -- many of them detailed -- about the physical security of the data center.

  • June 17, 2015 17 Jun'15

    Six ways to lower IT infrastructure costs

    It's the right time for another round of IT cost-saving initiatives, and here are six areas where data center managers can reduce IT expenses.

  • June 16, 2015 16 Jun'15

    Hyperconverged storage challenges the SAN paradigm

    HCI makes local storage cool again -- and it keeps pace with how VMs access and store data better than some traditional storage architectures.

  • June 16, 2015 16 Jun'15

    Intro to machine learning algorithms for IT professionals

    Machine learning -- supervised and unsupervised -- tracks data patterns that help businesses build improved predictive models and make smarter IT decisions.

  • June 15, 2015 15 Jun'15

    A great time to be a geek

    The problem with getting older is that I sometimes find myself set in my ways -- gravitating toward things that I knew (or was at least interested in). I confess that I sometimes feel a little ...