IT infrastructure management and planning

  • November 27, 2019 27 Nov'19

    U.S. facility may have best data center PUE

    The data center energy efficiency metric, power usage effectiveness, or PUE, is not improving. But one supercomputer data center is showing that big improvements are possible.

  • November 21, 2019 21 Nov'19

    HPE gets trove of U.S. sensor data to aid exascale computing

    HPE will be working with the National Renewable Energy Lab to develop AIOps aimed at improving exascale computing efficiency. The lab has a trove of data that may help.

  • September 12, 2019 12 Sep'19

    IBM z15 mainframe secures data across multi-cloud environments

    IBM unveiled the latest in its line of mainframes capable of processing 1 trillion web transactions a day. The IBM z15 mainframe's software can manage data across multiple clouds.

  • August 13, 2019 13 Aug'19

    Cray exascale computer to modernize aging nuclear weapon stockpile

    The U.S. is buying an exascale system from Cray Inc., its third from the company which is now being acquired by HPE. The $600 million system will be used in nuclear weapons development.

  • June 07, 2019 07 Jun'19

    Data center managers avoid cloud migration risks

    Many corporate IT users are flocking to the cloud, but a majority surprisingly remain reluctant to migrate their on-premises mission-critical workloads to a public cloud.

  • May 20, 2019 20 May'19

    Exascale computing, now at $2.8B, described as critical to U.S.

    The race to build exascale supercomputers is a project of big governments -- China, Japan, the European Union and the U.S. Initial systems are planned in the 2020 to 2021 time frame.

  • March 08, 2019 08 Mar'19

    IBM quantum computer roadmap moves full speed ahead

    With IBM releasing its latest benchmark, the company's quantum computer appears to be consistently, if not slowly marching toward commercial reality.

  • January 10, 2019 10 Jan'19

    IBM quantum computing system, apps lab seek commercial users

    IBM finally introduced its first integrated quantum computer that is designed for commercial accounts. But the emergence of commercial apps may take some time.

  • July 12, 2018 12 Jul'18

    Broadcom acquisition of CA seeks broader portfolio

    Broadcom has acquired CA Technologies in a move some believe is largely financially motivated, while others see an opportunity for the companies to integrate core offerings.

  • December 08, 2015 08 Dec'15

    Is your dream geek gift on the list?

    Each year, SearchDataCenter ushers in the holiday season with a geek gift guide by Beth Pariseau, who enjoys a brief break from breaking stories about AWS public cloud to tell you about what to ...

  • July 07, 2015 07 Jul'15

    The best of SearchDataCenter in June

    The summer weather didn't slow down anyone in the cool, dark halls of the data center. Catch up on the big news and expert advice from the past month that other data center pros found valuable. The ...

  • June 15, 2015 15 Jun'15

    A great time to be a geek

    The problem with getting older is that I sometimes find myself set in my ways -- gravitating toward things that I knew (or was at least interested in). I confess that I sometimes feel a little ...

  • June 12, 2015 12 Jun'15

    The 19 variables that most affect Google data centers' PUE

    Google used machine learning to parse the multitudinous data inputs on its data center operations, as a way to bust through a plateau in energy efficiency evidenced by its measured power usage ...

  • June 08, 2015 08 Jun'15

    Are you prepared for the future of data centers?

    Data center managers can expect major changes in the future, whether they run an in-house facility, outsource or do a mix of both.

  • May 29, 2015 29 May'15

    SearchDataCenter's can't-miss articles of May

    Time's tight and alerts are always rolling in, so you're bound to miss some great articles during the month. If you only have time to peruse a few good reads, here are the stories that other data ...