IT compliance and governance strategies
- April 28, 2010
Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd says that the company will marshal supply chain strength to beat competitors on price and quality in converged data center hardware.
- April 15, 2010
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently clarified data center reporting requirements for current and future climate change regulation, which could spur behavioral change among data center managers.
- February 26, 2010
On a mission to reduce data center energy use, the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, and industry groups have new devised guidelines and Energy Star benchmarks for data center energy efficiency.
- February 10, 2010
Cisco, Hewlett Packard and Oracle insist that IT shops are clamoring for unified computing and want to get their IT gear from one vendor. But IT pros tell a different story.
- November 06, 2009
Data center managers are under pressure to collect data center metrics about the physical environment -- and to do something with them.
- October 23, 2009
The 451 Group acquisition could reinvigorate the data center consulting think tank.
- October 21, 2009
Companies that use Gartner's Magic Quadrant rankings in product evaluations are watching ZL Technologies' vs. Gartner with interest.
- September 16, 2009
The SPECpower benchmark for measuring a server's power-performance doesn't accurately reflect real-world configurations, says a Burton group analyst.
- August 24, 2009
Uptime's is ready to update its tier system, which has been the de facto standard for data center availability. But will the changes address criticisms that existing tiers were outmoded and rigid?
- July 30, 2009
Healthcare data centers are under a federal mandate to use electronic health records by 2014. But some companies may struggle to make the window.
- July 27, 2009
Large corporations and colocation companies measure data center power consumption throughout their facilities, and now other companies are following suit.
- July 21, 2009
When it comes to switching to new six-core x86 Opteron chips, third-party benchmarks are no substitute for real-world, in-house apps testing, IT pros say.
- July 01, 2009
In today's news in brief, L.L. Bean gets LEED certification; Rackspace suffers downtime; IBM and Lenovo announce x86 server news.
- May 28, 2009
The U.K. agency that owns the intellectual property of the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) recently put its seal of approval on IT service management tools that meet its criteria.
- April 30, 2009
Implementing or upgrading an IT service management suite can be a nightmare, but these ITIL veterans have turned to IT management using Software as a Service.