- August 14, 2017
Blockchain mostly runs in the cloud today, but some hardware vendors have considered how it might fit into the data center -- despite the few benefits that it will create.
- August 04, 2017
Azure Stack will bring the services of Azure public cloud into the enterprise data center when it goes GA in September, but initially it won't be ready for large deployments.
- July 25, 2017
Enterprises that rent racks inside one of the many data centers that have changed hands in 2017 should carefully evaluate changes to connectivity options, service and prices.
- July 21, 2017
Vendors are keen to push their own server management tools with extra capabilities, but they lack the cross-vendor capabilities provided by Redfish's open standards.
- July 13, 2017
New options for data center certification, including UL's debut and the Tier 5 standard from Switch, aim to more easily prove data center resiliency and reliability.
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
- July 12, 2017
IBM is poised to leap forward in cybersecurity with a refreshed z Systems mainframe built to handle pervasive encryption.
- July 07, 2017
Where in the world is an edge data center? That's a question IT pros might ask, as more companies try to define where these facilities are located and who uses them.
- July 05, 2017
The data center market moves quickly, so it's important to stay abreast of the latest news. See which product launches and emerging IT strategies made headlines so far this year.
- July 03, 2017
Red Hat finally stepped into the hyper-converged arena with an all-open-source, software-only offering. But will corporate users want to mix and match it with their own hardware?
- June 30, 2017
Converged infrastructure mainstay Vblock has reached its end of life, as Dell EMC's partnership with Cisco shifts to VxBlock and the more popular VMware switch.
- June 22, 2017
The latest threat to server security could be the firmware. That's the emphasis of at least one server-maker, hoping to help users thwart new attacks -- and spark server demand.
- June 07, 2017
Enterprise IT can manage local and public cloud workloads harmoniously in their data centers, according to HPE -- as long as they use its hardware and new management platform.
- June 01, 2017
Hewlett Packard Enterprise will focus on areas where the public cloud can't get the job done, such as multicloud technology and at the edge with internet of things projects.
- May 23, 2017
A lack of open source development support adds to enterprise OpenStack criticism, as the platform inches forward with traditional IT customers and partners.
- May 18, 2017
A new generation of Dell EMC servers, storage and hyper-converged, with only minor enhancements, made the combined companies' initial outing a low-key affair.