- 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 ...
- September 09, 2012
SUSE Linux Enterprise planning private cloud deployment with OpenStack weight behind it. NVIDIA works on Linux drivers for Optimus chips.
- 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.
Sponsored by Rackspace - Global organizations are expected to spend $1.2 trillion on digital transformation technologies in 2017, according to IDC. And going forward, this investment will grow to the tune of 18% a year, reaching $2 trillion in 2020. See More
Sponsored by Dell EMC - Reduced costs is the No. 1 reason IT leaders are turning to hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) as they strive to modernize their data centers, according to TechTarget Research. In a survey, nearly 50% of current users cited reduced cost as their top priority in deploying HCI, as did nearly 40% of prospective customers (see chart at bottom). See More
Sponsored by VMware - Data centers are going through a true revolution in design, scalability and economics in order to respond to evolving business demands, which have forced IT organizations to move at warp speed to evaluate, select and implement new technologies. The pressure is on to select the right IT platform to transform the data center from expensive, stodgy and rigid to agile, cost efficient and lithe. See More
Sponsored by Rackspace - The future is always hard to predict in IT, but if you are in IT, there’s one thing we can predict with utter certainty: cloud computing will be an increasingly important part of what you do and how you do it. See More
- 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.
- 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 ...