- October 02, 2012
That's right, science has just upped the ante for cool data center locations. Forget Iceland or Oregon, now there's a proposal to put a supercomputer on the moon. Ouilang Chang, a graduate student ...
- September 27, 2012
In some super-important industries, 99.999% uptime should be the goal. But most companies can tolerate a little more downtime.
- September 25, 2012
The New York Times' article cast data centers as power-hungry behemoths, drawing a stern and swift response from IT pros.
- September 25, 2012
After ten years, Jill Yaoz steps down as data center association AFCOM's president. Tom Roberts, a 30 year data center veteran takes her place.
- September 10, 2012
Here's the scenario: You're the only tech-savvy guys in a very small town, and you come across mysterious devices labeled "Pluto Switch" sitting in your distribution center. What do you do? Post ...
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 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 VMware - IT teams are facing more pressure than ever to meet the difficult and often painful challenge of ensuring uptime and availability. As companies continue to embrace initiatives such as digital transformation, big data analytics and the Internet of Things, they become more vulnerable if they have to confront downtime or gaps in performance. See More
Sponsored by VMware - Hyper-converged infrastructure has quickly become a favored deployment model for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) projects. The virtualized storage technology in HCI addresses VDI capacity and performance challenges, such as boot storms, that legacy physical SANs simply can’t meet. See More
- September 07, 2012
The last time I bought a video game, I grudgingly went to a brick and mortar store but checked the ratings on Amazon before I went. Buy local, shop global and whatnot. The last time I bought a ...
- September 07, 2012
User story describes application modernization employing Oracle Fusion middleware, SOA and BPM. A hotel chain gains flexibility going the SOA route.
- September 05, 2012
ARM-based servers march onward toward data center markets with support from Hewlett-Packard and Dell, but not as much support from Intel.
- August 31, 2012
To celebrate the Labor Day weekend, here are a few light-hearted gems from the Twitterverse you might hear on the server room floor. In response to the news that President Obama would do an "Ask me ...
- August 29, 2012
Through improved processing speed and reduced costs, IBM's new zEnterprise mainframe hopes to turn hybrid cloud customers' heads.
- August 20, 2012
IBM's recent acquisition of solid-state hard drive manufacturer TMS will add to its converged infrastructure portfolio. Will others follow suit?
- July 31, 2012
Concerns for Xsigo customers in the wake of Oracle’s I/O virtualization purchase run from interoperability to integration.
- 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.