- 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.
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- 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® ...
- 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.