- August 28, 2014
Enterprise IT shops can learn a lesson in big data processing from a computing infrastructure that supports Higgs-Boson researchers and crunches numbers from the Big Bang.
- August 19, 2014
With sales sagging, legacy hardware suppliers are scurrying to form partnerships with a new generation of converged infrastructure vendors. But will these newly minted converged systems convince IT to open up the purse strings?
- July 25, 2014
No mechanical refrigeration or dehumidification. No war between IT and facilities. Hear how Facebook's choices yield a PUE consistently below 1.10.
- July 21, 2014
Stay connected on trending IT topics on Twitter and Tumblr. Follow these seven experts who express news, opinions in data center blogs.
- July 16, 2014
Facebook's North Carolina data center is warm and humid, which is fine for the thousands of OCP servers working there. Check out the exclusive video.
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- July 03, 2014
The IT team never really gets a break -- it's the first week of July and everyone else is taking a long weekend, but you're on call, minding the beeps and flashes of some uncaring, disinterested ...
- July 01, 2014
When an unexpected IT event crashes a website, there is an effect throughout the business. Learn to prepare for the worst and handle the unexpected.
- July 01, 2014
Whether it's an enterprise or a research cluster, data centers are running into hotspots -- and cooling them from the outside in or the inside out.
- June 24, 2014
Five pros offer quick tricks of the trade for all stages of planning and building a data center.
- May 20, 2014
Hyper-converged offerings are starting to gain ground, but what's true hyper-convergence? What problems does it solve?
- May 16, 2014
Ubuntu isn't trying to be the best Linux server OS for enterprise apps. Instead, the distribution focuses on cloud and hyperscale installations.
- May 12, 2014
Hyperconvergence and enterprise cloud computing will be priority topics at the Modern Infrastructure Summit.
- May 05, 2014
Rolled steel isn't a typical bastion of advanced IT, but one company is getting the most out of its ERP systems through a fabric computing platform.
- April 25, 2014
Data center colocation providers have gotten creative with where they place facilities to save energy or increase security, and one cloud provider has found its home underground. Lightedge ...
- April 21, 2014
IBM's once mighty server hardware business continues to struggle. Big Blue bets on software and cloud services business to bring some relief.