• October 19, 2011 19 Oct'11

    Risks of data center maturity

    Of all the mandates faced by an enterprise data center, the mandate of “maturity” is perhaps the most treacherous and self-defeating. The early life cycle of a data center is typically based ...

  • October 18, 2011 18 Oct'11

    Cisco Fabric Extender finally available for HP BladeSystem

    HP c-Class BladeSystem shops will finally be able to connect their systems to a Cisco Unified Fabric, using the new Cisco Nexus B22 Fabric Extender (FEX) for HP announced on Friday. This is not a ...

  • October 17, 2011 17 Oct'11

    IT innovation by rethinking applications

    As a technologist, it’s easy to focus on technology–-the servers, storage, networks and other hardware that make IT work. The problem that technologists face is that technology simply isn’t enough. ...

  • October 14, 2011 14 Oct'11

    Dell preps monster PowerEdge server to take on Oracle’s Exadata

    Once the king of commodity servers, Dell is building a PowerEdge box that will compete with some of the biggest SMP systems on the market.

  • October 05, 2011 05 Oct'11

    IT shops call on HP and Oracle to kiss and make up

    With new leadership at HP, the time is now for Oracle and HP to restart stalled negotiations on Intel Itanium support.

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  • September 28, 2011 28 Sep'11

    Airbus buys HP PODs: Data center news in brief

    The European aircraft manufacturer Airbus will deploy HP containerized data centers in Toulouse, France and Hamburg, Germany.

  • September 28, 2011 28 Sep'11

    Avoiding disaster with IT vendors

    The biggest impediment to successful IT operations is often IT product vendors. Modern IT hardware and software vendors seem to go out of their way to confuse buyers with outlandish claims and lock ...

  • September 28, 2011 28 Sep'11

    Oracle looks to regain Sun shops' trust with SPARC T4 servers

    Loyal Sun shops–those that are left of them–have new SPARC server models for running general purpose Solaris applications.

  • September 28, 2011 28 Sep'11

    Windows 8 Linux woes, Red Hat's big Q2: News in brief

    Windows 8 may cause problems for Linux, Red Hat pushes to become first $1 billion open source company and Linus takes a vacation; news in brief.

  • September 19, 2011 19 Sep'11

    Mainframe shops hang on–for now

    Connecting mainframe databases to the Web is nice, but mainframers want more.

  • September 19, 2011 19 Sep'11

    The importance of innovation in the data center

      The constant evolution of data center technology makes it difficult for many business owners and IT managers to stay up to date with the latest industry trends. However, upgrading your systems ...

  • September 14, 2011 14 Sep'11

    Raritan tracks data center assets: News in brief

    Raritan’s new asset management tags help data center managers keep tabs on their infrastructure; and other data center facilities news.

  • September 09, 2011 09 Sep'11

    Data center manager wants better view into energy use

    Emerging energy management tools, like those from Power Assure, may be what one data center manager needs to wrangle precious power resources.

  • September 07, 2011 07 Sep'11

    RISC servers for data center efficiency

      If you think RISC servers are taking a back seat to specialized mainframe transaction processors and inexpensive, general-purpose x86 processors, think again.   RISC microprocessors specialize in ...

  • September 06, 2011 06 Sep'11

    Oracle’s not alone on poor heterogeneous stack support

    Oracle says it won’t support multivendor stacks unless the problem originates with Oracle, but Microsoft and IBM don’t cover themselves in glory either.