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  • April 13, 2016 13 Apr'16

    Gauging whether hyper-converged vendors' ages matter

    Deciding between the new guy and the old standby has driven purchasing decisions for decades, but what do users think when it comes to hyper-converged infrastructure?

  • April 08, 2016 08 Apr'16

    New arrivals seek to simplify OpenStack private clouds

    Building an OpenStack private cloud can be challenging, but new options aim to help enterprises do it without a headache.

  • April 04, 2016 04 Apr'16

    Disaggregated server benefits lie in efficiency gains

    Disaggregated servers are unlikely to go 'boom' in the market the way hyper-convergence has but figure to grow at a more leisurely pace.

  • April 04, 2016 04 Apr'16

    IT operations pros contend with DevOps culture

    Plenty of tools exist to ease the technical challenges of DevOps, but you can't abstract away or automate cultural requirements like teamwork and trust.

  • March 28, 2016 28 Mar'16

    Mainframe programmers can be young, cool and relevant

    When a 47-year-old mainframe programmer is one of the youngest in his department, it's clear more efforts are needed to attract young IT pros to careers in mainframes.

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  • March 18, 2016 18 Mar'16

    New hyper-convergence entrants seek a spot in enterprise IT

    Hyper-convergence can simplify IT operations by bringing together compute, storage and networking hardware with virtualization and management platforms, but it must break out of limited uses.

  • March 16, 2016 16 Mar'16

    Assimilate converged IT infrastructure into the data center

    With the hype around converged and hyper-converged IT infrastructure, resistance seems futile. While your IT organization will likely be a mix of converged, dedicated and cloud-based resources, convergence is moving into new areas.

  • March 14, 2016 14 Mar'16

    Big-name vendors lace gloves, box back at white box servers

    Top-tier vendors are speaking up, hoping to compete with bare-bones white box servers that are increasingly popular with cloud service providers.

  • March 07, 2016 07 Mar'16

    New hyper-converged buyers expected to enter the game in 2016

    Hyper-converged infrastructure is set to replace some traditional hardware in the data center during the coming year, if enterprises can overcome organizational and budget worries.

  • February 26, 2016 26 Feb'16

    Hybrid cloud benefits outweigh cons, say IBM customers

    The benefits of a hybrid cloud transition outweigh complex integration challenges, according to IBM execs, users and industry watchers at the company's annual InterConnect event.

  • February 18, 2016 18 Feb'16

    Buyout could give stagnant DCIM tools market a boost

    Two vendors in the highly competitive DCIM market will combine through a buyout to offer an integrated platform with monitoring and asset management functions.

  • February 18, 2016 18 Feb'16

    Privacy, power concerns drive Canadian data center growth

    One U.S. city has more data center space than all of Canada, but some data centers are being lured up to the 'True North' by inexpensive power and privacy concerns in the U.S.

  • February 17, 2016 17 Feb'16

    What to expect when Dell acquires EMC

    The Dell-EMC merger matters to a lot of enterprise IT organizations, whether it's the storage they buy, their plan for SDN, management software integration or even converged infrastructure choices.

  • February 17, 2016 17 Feb'16

    Server SSDs open up storage possibilities in data centers

    We've reached a point where it's easy to justify equipping servers with SSDs: the performance gains they offer enable new workloads, and improve end-user satisfaction with response time and run time. In many cases, SSDs pay for themselves by ...

  • February 12, 2016 12 Feb'16

    President: We're moving VCE converged infrastructure up the stack

    IT pros increasingly want to buy infrastructure and not build it, says president of VCE Chad Sakac, as he outlines plans for the company's converged infrastructure products.

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