- September 27, 2013
Colocation data centers used to be about proximity. Not anymore. C7 CEO Wes Swenson says colo is about the best location and infrastructure options.
- September 20, 2013
The VCE company will deliver new specialized Vblock systems next quarter, including one for extreme applications that caught partners' attention.
- September 20, 2013
Companies want IT pros with business acumen who communicate effectively, but that's hard to measure with a data center certification.
- September 13, 2013
IBM and tech innovators such as Google have formed an open source server consortium around Power processors. Can they reinvigorate IBM Power?
- September 10, 2013
Data center pros increasingly see SSDs as table stakes in the server market. In this atmosphere, Cisco purchased SSD integrator Whiptail.
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- September 05, 2013
The tradeoff between the high cost of better performance and the forward-thinking energy efficiency is something IT shops must ponder when deciding what servers to buy. As chips shrink and become ...
- August 20, 2013
More data centers rely on cloud and colocation providers, and many now use DCIM software, an Uptime Institute survey found. Here's why.
- August 07, 2013
IBM will attempt to improve its Power-based server business through an open development consortium with Google, NVIDIA, and others.
- August 01, 2013
Companies that are on board with cloud, big data, social and mobile trends seek IT pros with third platform skills, but those IT job skills are rare.
- July 29, 2013
The latest IBM mainframes' lower price point and a redoubled focus on Linux workloads may appeal to younger admins and smaller IT shops.
- July 23, 2013
IBM System X negotiations with Lenovo are happening though the two parties can't agree on price and it could take some time to reach an agreement.
- July 23, 2013
X86 servers have been Intel's bread and butter but the trend toward scale-out micro server systems has made the company rethink its strategy.
- July 17, 2013
TechTarget's data center survey gauges the influence that cloud, big data, mobile computing, virtualization and more have on data center strategies.
- July 11, 2013
IBM acquired virtualization management vendor CSL International, giving IT admins a simple way to manage z/VM and Linux on System z virtualization.
- June 19, 2013
The latest backup battery monitoring services can prevent outages and extend battery life. Plus, they take power monitoring off IT's task list.