Week of 23 Oct 2017 CA Technologies strategy pivots to embrace cloud, devops (24 Oct 2017)
With its own digital transformation underway, CA Technologies wants to lead legacy mainframe software users into the world of cloud computing and agile development.
Week of 16 Oct 2017 Future data center systems await memory innovation (16 Oct 2017)
The search is on to replace DRAM in the future data center, one of many evolutions to come for data center hardware, one industry expert says.
Week of 25 Sep 2017 Microsoft Azure Stack arrives to hybrid cloud party... Or has it? (27 Sep 2017)
Microsoft says Azure Stack is ready to order, but users will have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on the product, while OEMs finish their tests and certifications.
Week of 18 Sep 2017 Cisco Intersight rolls up data center management software (22 Sep 2017)
Cisco is folding its data center management software into a cloud-based product, called Cisco Intersight, which will harness the collective intelligence of its customers.
IBM mainframes plot course for container security market (20 Sep 2017)
Continuing efforts to make the mainframe technically fashionable, IBM offers a system promising rock-solid container security to compete against other container management tools.
Week of 11 Sep 2017 New managed private cloud services hoist VMware workloads (12 Sep 2017)
The all-in-one appeal of VMware Cloud Foundation is aimed at VMware shops that want someone else to run their private cloud on a modern, software-defined data center stack.
Week of 21 Aug 2017 Cisco-Springpath deal to expand users' hyper-converged options (23 Aug 2017)
Cisco's purchase of Springpath could open the door to further use of hyper-converged software across the Cisco portfolio, including in its Unified Computing System.
Week of 31 Jul 2017 Azure Stack scale limits could delay launch for some enterprises (04 Aug 2017)
Azure Stack will bring the services of Azure public cloud into the enterprise data center when it goes GA in September, but initially it won't be ready for large deployments.
Week of 17 Jul 2017 Redfish server management gets vendors' nod in new server hardware (21 Jul 2017)
Vendors are keen to push their own server management tools with extra capabilities, but they lack the cross-vendor capabilities provided by Redfish's open standards.
Week of 10 Jul 2017 IBM to debut z Systems mainframe with beefed-up security (12 Jul 2017)
IBM is poised to leap forward in cybersecurity with a refreshed z Systems mainframe built to handle pervasive encryption.
New options for data center certification, including UL's debut and the Tier 5 standard from Switch, aim to more easily prove data center resiliency and reliability.
Week of 03 Jul 2017 Edge data centers push to new limits with cell tower deal (07 Jul 2017)
Where in the world is an edge data center? That's a question IT pros might ask, as more companies try to define where these facilities are located and who uses them.
Red Hat finally stepped into the hyper-converged arena with an all-open-source, software-only offering. But will corporate users want to mix and match it with their own hardware?
Week of 26 Jun 2017 VxBlock clocks Vblock, as Dell EMC advances CI plans (30 Jun 2017)
Converged infrastructure mainstay Vblock has reached its end of life, as Dell EMC's partnership with Cisco shifts to VxBlock and the more popular VMware switch.
Week of 19 Jun 2017 Server firmware security threat, real or not, gets renewed attention (22 Jun 2017)
The latest threat to server security could be the firmware. That's the emphasis of at least one server-maker, hoping to help users thwart new attacks -- and spark server demand.
Week of 15 May 2017 IT pros see minor benefits in newest Dell EMC servers (18 May 2017)
A new generation of Dell EMC servers, storage and hyper-converged, with only minor enhancements, made the combined companies' initial outing a low-key affair.
Week of 08 May 2017 To drive business transition, IT leaders must first regain control (11 May 2017)
As companies strive to modernize application delivery, a perfect storm of IT and business scenarios have led to unrealistic expectations across the board.
Enterprise IT teams can now buy data center hardware based on just what they use, rather than receive the one big bill that has long been a cornerstone of on-prem purchases.
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