- April 04, 2016
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
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.
- March 18, 2016
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
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
Top-tier vendors are speaking up, hoping to compete with bare-bones white box servers that are increasingly popular with cloud service providers.
Sponsored by VMware - IT leaders continue to rank security as a top priority. In TechTarget’s 2017 IT Priorities Survey, 22% of respondents said they devote more time to security than any other initiative. After all, what’s more important than security? See More
Sponsored by VMware - During the past few years, hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) has become one of the fastest growing segments in IT. Along with hybrid cloud, HCI is one of the industry’s two hottest data center technologies as measured by the TechTarget Momentum Index™, which tracks first-time deployments. A separate study by MarketsandMarkets predicts nearly 44% compound annual growth for HCI between 2016 and 2022. See More
Sponsored by VMware - IT teams are facing more pressure than ever to meet the difficult and often painful challenge of ensuring uptime and availability. As companies continue to embrace initiatives such as digital transformation, big data analytics and the Internet of Things, they become more vulnerable if they have to confront downtime or gaps in performance. See More
Sponsored by VMware - Hyper-converged infrastructure has quickly become a favored deployment model for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) projects. The virtualized storage technology in HCI addresses VDI capacity and performance challenges, such as boot storms, that legacy physical SANs simply can’t meet. See More
- March 07, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
- February 05, 2016
The maker of the Vblock, VCE, is securing its role within the EMC Federation after the Dell-EMC merger as a converged platform division with new offerings in the works.
- February 03, 2016
The Open Compute Project is like buying supermarket store brands -- you still get what you want without the high price in your data center.
- January 29, 2016
A study pinpoints the cost of a data center outage and lends insight into the causes behind outages at more than 60 data centers in the past year.