ITIL outlines processes and practices for efficient, cost-effective and business-centric IT service management.
Although numerous paradigms exist, the IT Infrastructure... Tip | SearchDataCenter.com
With traditional computer vendors' hardware sales in the proverbial toilet, one has to wonder: Where will data center hardware innovations come from? Worry not -- the fine folks at the Open Compute Project held the OCP Summit V in January... Feature | SearchDataCenter.com
As word spreads about open-source hardware, data centers are more willing to consider buying a server from an ODM rather than a traditional server vendor.
We've seen this direction change in electronic equipment before, with laptops and... Tip | SearchDataCenter.com
A growing number of companies are deploying flash technology with SSD systems. Though far from perfect, SSDs provide compelling benefits. Enterprises need to balance high costs vs. dramatic performance improvements as SSD storage encroaches on... Tip | SearchDataCenter.com
While I'm reluctant to call any trends in data centers today fads -- everything has a potential value someplace -- certain technologies are over-hyped, some are proven and others are still shaking out.