- September 07, 2011
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
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.
- August 29, 2011
HP, chasing more converged infrastructure business, delivers three versions of its VirtualSystem for VMware; Sentilla measures cloud savings; more news.
- August 25, 2011
A bout of natural disasters has data center professionals rechecking their disaster recovery plans.
- August 15, 2011
Data centers used less energy in the last five years than previously thought; and more data center facilities news in brief.
Sponsored by VMware - The rush to the cloud continues unabated. In 2018, the global public cloud market will reach a whopping $178 billion—up from $146 billion in 2017—and continue to grow at a compound annual rate of 22%, according to Forrester Research. See More
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 - It’s 2018 and time to really get serious about disaster recovery. Just look around—coordinated and sophisticated cyberattacks, the remarkable rise of ransomware, the avalanche of climate-related natural disasters. The risks seem to be increasing exponentially. See More
- August 15, 2011
Once the province of scale-out, high-performance computing apps, server fabrics are now being pitched for mainstream virtual environments.
- August 08, 2011
Canonical grows it personal cloud service to a million users, Android ranks last in open source analysis and other news in brief.
- August 01, 2011
A new research project will build a pair of data centers that generate 100% of their power from renewable energy.
- July 27, 2011
OSCON 2011: Microsoft will support RHEL as a guest OS in Hyper-V as part of its interop strategy.
- July 25, 2011
With VMware’s new licensing scheme, is it better to buy one big box or two smaller ones?
- July 22, 2011
Modular data centers have been around for a few years now, but they are much different than they were just a few years ago. The Blackbox was the mysterious sounding name that Sun Microsystems gave ...
- July 22, 2011
Data center bigwigs made a series of acquisitions this week; and other data center news in brief.
- July 18, 2011
Updates to Cisco's UCS platform mean more; SeaMicro packs in more density; and other data center news.
- July 15, 2011
IBM tweaks mainframe for Linux, Red Hat updates OpenShift Express and other Linux news in brief.
- July 12, 2011
Will the zEnterprise 114 appeal to IT pros in mainframe shops that run new workloads or hard-core mainframe traditionalists?