- 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® ...
- 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.
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
- 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 ...
- May 22, 2012
Businesses can save millions by leasing data center space rather than building their own, but some feel private data centers are the best bet.
- May 17, 2012
Data center experts say most enterprises can’t imitate Facebook’s Open Compute Project, but they could reap the benefits over time.
- May 15, 2012
UPDATE: June 12th's server maintenance brought in patch 1.02c with a "fix" for everybody's favorite Error 37. How did they fix it? That depends on your definition of "Fix." Quoth the patch ...