- July 30, 2012
Oracle acquired Xsigo on Monday and positioned the company’s product as “software defined networking.” Let the flaming begin! Early reports on the acquisition picked up this definition of Xsigo’s ...
- July 20, 2012
The IT world has had a decades-long love triangle with air- and water-cooling. Air-cooling takes IT to the prom, but now water-cooling is holding up a boom box outside IT's window to win it back. ...
- July 16, 2012
When undertaking data center consolidation without buying new servers, make sure incorrect server ratios don't ruin your project.
- July 13, 2012
Because speculation is fun, let's talk a little about artificial intelligence and its potential in data centers. Automation and DCIM tools have come a long way, but as those technologies evolve, ...
- July 05, 2012
Building a new data center is a costly endeavor, as evidenced by Apple's data center bid in Reno, Nev. But here's a novel idea: If you don't have the cash, build your data center out of Lego® ...
Sponsored by VMware - IT leaders continue to rank security as a top priority. In TechTarget’s 2017 IT Priorities Survey, 22% of respondents said they devote more time to security than any other initiative. After all, what’s more important than security? See More
Sponsored by Dell - Converged infrastructures provide enterprises with an opportunity to be more flexible and cost effective in supporting the disaster recovery and business continuity needs of remote and branch offices (ROBOs). They also provide a unique way for small businesses to leverage highly virtualized infrastructures to similarly improve availability and mitigate the potential impact of natural disasters or man-made threats such as cyberattacks. See More
Sponsored by VMware - During the past few years, hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) has become one of the fastest growing segments in IT. Along with hybrid cloud, HCI is one of the industry’s two hottest data center technologies as measured by the TechTarget Momentum Index™, which tracks first-time deployments. A separate study by MarketsandMarkets predicts nearly 44% compound annual growth for HCI between 2016 and 2022. See More
Sponsored by Dell - The release of any new Microsoft server operating system is always an important milestone for the entire computer industry. Windows Server 2016 is no exception. For many organizations, upgrading to Windows Server 2016 will be a trigger event that defines how they deploy infrastructure today and in the future, ranging from data centers to remote and branch offices (ROBOs) and to the cloud. See More
- July 03, 2012
An outage at Amazon’s Virginia data center last Friday which affected Web services including Pinterest, Netflix and Instagram was due to a multi-generator failure, the company reported Monday. It ...
- July 03, 2012
Data center generators are to blame for the Amazon outage in June. What's worse, it's not the first of its kind.
- June 29, 2012
Attendees at the 2012 Red Hat Summit brought many different perspectives. Here are a few witty quotes to get you thinking.
- June 29, 2012
Though the ARM server market is still small, Red Hat's Fedora for ARM project sees a future in high-density data centers.
- June 25, 2012
Three household names that chose a data center colocation facility offer advice on how to select a colocation provider.
- June 19, 2012
Data center managers interested in highly dense, low-power system configurations will have another option to choose from later this year, according to an announcement made today by HP and Intel. ...
- June 18, 2012
Going overboard with server consolidation is as bad as not doing enough, but IT trends are keeping unchecked growth under control.
- June 14, 2012
IT needs to adapt or be swept away by the avalanche of data that users want to access everywhere with whatever device they have.
- June 04, 2012
Amid restructuring and uncertainty, HP fits pieces of its enterprise portfolio together. Can these products appeal to IT customers wary of HP's future?
- May 30, 2012
Dell has shipped its “Copper” ARM-based server to a limited list of customers and partners, with the goal of sussing out uses for the low-power chip in enterprise environments. The 32-bit Advanced ...