- 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.
- 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.
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 - Data centers are going through a true revolution in design, scalability and economics in order to respond to evolving business demands, which have forced IT organizations to move at warp speed to evaluate, select and implement new technologies. The pressure is on to select the right IT platform to transform the data center from expensive, stodgy and rigid to agile, cost efficient and lithe. See More
Sponsored by Rackspace - The future is always hard to predict in IT, but if you are in IT, there’s one thing we can predict with utter certainty: cloud computing will be an increasingly important part of what you do and how you do it. See More
- 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.
- January 26, 2016
High profile outages of cloud infrastructure in 2015 still have some businesses spooked, even though cloud providers increased the resiliency of their offerings.
- January 18, 2016
A power failure at a Verizon data center knocked out JetBlue's digital infrastructure for several hours, giving IT pros plenty to consider when thinking about uptime.
- January 15, 2016
If there was concern that interest in the server market was waning among IT pros in a software-dominated world, the latest batch of analyst reports should ease those worries.
- January 12, 2016
Renewals for data center outsourcing deals during the past year reveal a drop in prices, thanks to increases in automation, and server and storage demand.