- June 08, 2016
Data analytics may be at the core of a data center, but HPE is the latest big infrastructure player to offer technology for processing data at the edge around the internet of things.
- May 27, 2016
Running hard to catch up with competitors, HPE gets ready to deliver a new approach to help users realize their long-held vision for a software-defined data center.
- May 27, 2016
The server-storage mismatch is at the heart of management challenges with big data architecture and can create inefficiencies for hardware running Hadoop and Spark. A different take on disaggregation can help.
- May 20, 2016
The most common data center operating system gets its final 6.x updates with the addition of a local backup archiving tool before transitioning to just security and stability updates.
- May 12, 2016
VCE's hyper-converged in size large had forced you to build a private cloud using VMware -- until now.
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- May 09, 2016
IT organizations should get ready to cede some budgetary control to business units, as software -- and software developers -- become key agents of commerce.
- April 29, 2016
A typical OpenStack deployment is still for 'net new' workloads outside of the world's largest enterprises, but some big names have started to show off their use of OpenStack.
- April 25, 2016
Buzzword bingo games these days typically include 'edge data centers,' but how much real interest is there among users?
- April 13, 2016
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
Building an OpenStack private cloud can be challenging, but new options aim to help enterprises do it without a headache.
- April 04, 2016
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
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.