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November 17, 2014
Dell has made progress in establishing its own software brand, but Dell Software Chief John Swainson says it still has a ways to go.
October 20, 2014
The 2014 Modern Infrastructure Awards recognize the best in today's technology -- whether inside the data center or out. Now's your chance to vote for the winners.
August 19, 2014
With sales sagging, legacy hardware suppliers are scurrying to form partnerships with a new generation of converged infrastructure vendors. But will these newly minted converged systems convince IT to open up the purse strings?
May 20, 2014
Hyper-converged offerings are starting to gain ground, but what's true hyper-convergence? What problems does it solve?
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Despite its initial cost, a converged infrastructure prevents a lot of the frustration of a heterogeneous data center, saving money long-term. Continue Reading
A hyper-converged network is a network that combines compute and storage network resources into a single preconfigured stack, server or brick with heavy use of virtualization. Typically, a hyper-converged network is built on server hardware that ... Continue Reading
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Enterprise IT shops have new choices: Converged systems simplify management and scaling, while commercial off-the-shelf servers tailor resources without vendor lock-in. Continue Reading
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VMworld took to the data center this year, making waves with software-defined infrastructure. But not everyone was on board with VMware's trajectory. Continue Reading
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High-performance computing systems pump up the processing power in enterprise data centers, but can be hard to keep in peak condition. Five steps put HPC applications into beast mode. Continue Reading
Hyperconvergence is succeeding converged infrastructure technology for data centers that are fast, efficient and more hands-off for IT teams. This building-block approach bundles servers, storage and sometimes networking, which can be convenient -- ... Continue Reading
Hyper-convergence can reduce operating expenses, so it's important to improve your administration skills to stay relevant. Continue Reading
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IT departments want to shrink their list of suppliers -- but should it be longer? Cloud, mobility and big data have IT rethinking vendor selection. Continue Reading
Optical interconnects turn server designs inside out. The use of silicon photonics will send optical signals on a long-distance journey without loss. Continue Reading
Despite management gains, integrated infrastructures come with a slew of headaches, such as vendor lock-in. Should your data center risk it? Continue Reading