IT compliance and governance strategies
- 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.
- December 08, 2015
If you deliver all IT services from the enterprise data center, you're doing it wrong. Gartner explains how to modernize the data center by making it one part of IT service brokerage.
- September 09, 2015
ITSM tools can simplify and streamline the service delivery process, but don't forget the critical steps that also must be taken to help IT meet businesses' goals.
- September 02, 2015
Some colocation providers say the best way to prevent data center downtime is to regularly pull the plug and see what happens. (Hopefully, nothing.)
- July 23, 2015
The Uptime Institute's tier-level certification will now only be handed out to constructed projects that meet the standards, not for designs.
- July 17, 2015
Big data creates a big test for enterprises: finding the right employees who can meld the technology and business needs in a way to make the data useful.
- June 23, 2015
United Airlines' award-winning greenfield data center project shows off some of the latest energy efficiency tactics and IT management possibilities.
- June 16, 2015
Machine learning -- supervised and unsupervised -- tracks data patterns that help businesses build improved predictive models and make smarter IT decisions.
- December 01, 2014
The IDCA Infinity Paradigm challenges Uptime's Tier ratings with a pyramid system that ranks data centers based on service availability and quality.
- October 08, 2014
Careful measurement and user focus are the best approaches to tomorrow's IT infrastructure and operations management.
- April 04, 2014
The U.S. data center building industry is well-established, but it's literally a whole new world when companies expand IT operations internationally.
- November 29, 2010
IT departments are turning to new SaaS-based tools to map costs to providing IT services to the business, helping companies identify how to cut expenses.
- May 24, 2010
The Uptime Institute's Operational Sustainability standard measures the effect of data center staffing, processes and more on reliability; the metric may fill a gap but also spur controversy.
- May 10, 2010
Until recently, Andrew Fanara, ran the EPA's data center Energy Star program. In this interview, he discusses his departure and whether Energy Star has a credibility problem.
- May 05, 2010
The New York Stock Exchange wants the federal government to impose data center regulations on colocation providers, which has colos crying foul.