- 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.
- 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.
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- 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.
- May 11, 2017
As companies strive to modernize application delivery, a perfect storm of IT and business scenarios have led to unrealistic expectations across the board.
- May 10, 2017
Flexible hardware pricing? What took so long? Perhaps there were a few IT pros that wondered this when they first heard about the Cloud Flex Pay per use pricing that was introduced as a new buying ...
- May 10, 2017
From containers and faster networking to IoT and edge computing, these trends continue to define the role of IT pros in future data centers and the skill sets they need to hone.