- June 17, 2015
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
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
Machine learning -- supervised and unsupervised -- tracks data patterns that help businesses build improved predictive models and make smarter IT decisions.
- June 15, 2015
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 ...
- June 12, 2015
Google used machine learning to parse the multitudinous data inputs on its data center operations, as a way to bust through a plateau in energy efficiency evidenced by its measured power usage ...
Sponsored by Rackspace - Global organizations are expected to spend $1.2 trillion on digital transformation technologies in 2017, according to IDC. And going forward, this investment will grow to the tune of 18% a year, reaching $2 trillion in 2020. See More
Sponsored by Dell EMC - Reduced costs is the No. 1 reason IT leaders are turning to hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) as they strive to modernize their data centers, according to TechTarget Research. In a survey, nearly 50% of current users cited reduced cost as their top priority in deploying HCI, as did nearly 40% of prospective customers (see chart at bottom). See More
Sponsored by VMware - Data centers are going through a true revolution in design, scalability and economics in order to respond to evolving business demands, which have forced IT organizations to move at warp speed to evaluate, select and implement new technologies. The pressure is on to select the right IT platform to transform the data center from expensive, stodgy and rigid to agile, cost efficient and lithe. See More
Sponsored by Rackspace - The future is always hard to predict in IT, but if you are in IT, there’s one thing we can predict with utter certainty: cloud computing will be an increasingly important part of what you do and how you do it. See More
- June 11, 2015
AOL shares the lessons it learned from a project to rid its data centers of 14,805 zombie servers that saved the company about $10 million.
- June 10, 2015
HP promises a prototype for its memory-driven computing architecture 'The Machine' next year as enterprise IT questions how it will be put to use.
- June 08, 2015
Data center managers can expect major changes in the future, whether they run an in-house facility, outsource or do a mix of both.
- June 05, 2015
Data center managers look to save money in any way possible. But initiatives -- like workplace satisfaction and efficiency -- add extra, unseen value.
- June 03, 2015
HP will soon be split into two, with an enterprise business that IT pros expect will deliver faster to catch up in the quickly changing IT market.
- May 29, 2015
Time's tight and alerts are always rolling in, so you're bound to miss some great articles during the month. If you only have time to peruse a few good reads, here are the stories that other data ...
- May 27, 2015
IBM tries the gumbo approach to creating a hybrid cloud: Some Power Systems with a dash of software reorg and a pinch of revamped software licensing.
- May 27, 2015
Wind power will be the latest fuel for the AWS cloud, but smaller data centers may find challenges in using renewable energy.
- May 22, 2015
Cloud computing is making corporate-owned data centers less common, and companies continue to reduce IT staff.
- May 21, 2015
A new Uptime Institute assessment gives IT a system of benchmarks to improve efficiency and sustainability.