- March 14, 2017
Smart technologies can automate and simplify the data center -- but only if you prepare for their implementation. Learn how to transition smoothly from legacy hardware.
- March 06, 2017
Converged and hyper-converged infrastructure is often built by one vendor. So, where's the corresponding vendor lock-in fear?
- February 24, 2017
Azure Stack will have a fourth appliance option when it becomes generally available later this year, but questions about pricing continue to emerge.
- February 20, 2017
Cloud computing is built on the x86 processor, but don't forget RISC processors -- simple, yet powerful chips that still drive some of the data center's most important workloads.
- February 10, 2017
The hits keep on coming for the airline industry, with several more IT outages that have stranded angry passengers in recent months. Are there any new lessons for IT pros?
Sponsored by Rackspace - The path to IT Transformation can be daunting. Say you start with a clear idea and decide to take the actionable steps recommended by the experts: Plan, Assess, Design, Migrate and Manage, and Optimize. But then, as always, reality happens. 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 Dell EMC - In today’s business environment, software has become a critical differentiator in determining business success. A recent article in Harvard Business Review postulates that every business is a competitor on a software playing field, no matter what sector it is in. See More
Sponsored by Rackspace - It’s a challenging time to be a CIO in an enterprise IT environment. I’ve seen the role evolve dramatically over the years, from chief of back-office IT to dynamic business enabler. The “I” in “CIO” could now stand for “innovation” instead of “information.” See More
- January 27, 2017
Colocation fees can pile up if you're not savvy. Negotiate with your provider and predict the scale of your organization to avoid surprises on your next bill.
- January 20, 2017
With HPE's buy of No. 2 SimpliVity -- the first big deal in the HCI space -- IT pros see a more robust offering, but also higher prices and weaker support.
- January 19, 2017
Traditional converged infrastructure has been supplanted by hyper-converged infrastructure and cloud computing, but it remains a solid and useful platform.
- January 09, 2017
More technology companies and large enterprises find that cloud computing is not as cost-effective as hoped, and have moved at least one application back on premises.
- December 23, 2016
Lengthened support lifecycles for the latest OpenStack offerings aim to avoid one of the potholes of OpenStack operations with more stability and reassurance for less Agile workloads.
- December 20, 2016
Growing server choices in hyper-converged appliances give enterprise IT pros all sorts of options, but many are more focused on the software.
- December 07, 2016
Enterprise customers in Verizon and CenturyLink's colocation data centers should expect better cloud and network connection options -- but not upheaval -- after being sold in 2017.
- December 06, 2016
If there will be a way to make an enterprise data center as efficient and optimized as cloud computing, composable infrastructure seeks to fill that role.
- November 22, 2016
OpenStack in the enterprise is more likely to see continued adoption via vendor distributions and managed services, not the raw code of big-name customers, such as PayPal.
- November 10, 2016
The lure of free can be the deciding factor for organizations evaluating which hypervisor best fits their needs, and help them escape mounting annual license fees.