IT infrastructure management and planning
- June 10, 2011
Industry experts long ago predicated the demise of raised floor cooling. Today, there are viable cooling alternatives, but raised floor cooling continues to keep its hold in the data center. Just ...
- June 01, 2011
IT professionals know that unplanned data center downtime is expensive, with the true costs associated with downtime often far exceeding the price of replacing faulty equipment. The time and effort ...
- May 19, 2011
So you want to be a CTO or CIO someday? Have you ever wondered what it takes to climb that IT career ladder successfully? Maybe I have an answer for you. I recently listened to a panel of CEOs ...
- May 19, 2011
I always welcome a fresh perspective, especially when it comes from professionals that know more about a topic than I do. But sometimes a new perspective can be challenging, and it can raise ...
- May 05, 2011
Oracle’s shenanigans de-supporting Intel Itanium and by extension HP-UX on Integrity certainly hasn’t earned it any friends, but experts are divided on whether the database giant has gone too far. ...
- April 06, 2011
We always knew that Michael Dell was a fungi, but caps off to him and his crew for adopting new eco-friendly packaging based on….mushrooms. As part of Dell’s sustainable packaging strategy, Dell ...
- March 25, 2011
Big Data will transform your data center. Then again, maybe it won’t. I went to GigaOm’s Structure Big Data show in New York City this week to see what’s new in the world of data analysis, and ...
- March 24, 2011
Check out this advice from expert Brien M. Posey on the importance of server backup. Having reliable backups is critical to your organization’s health regardless of what type of ...
- March 23, 2011
Big Blue moves mainframes forward with cloud technologies and incorporates x86 server compatibility.
- March 16, 2011
Hewlett-Packard, suffering from IBM, Oracle and Microsoft envy, resets its sights on software. But customers say it can’t sell what it has now.
- February 22, 2011
Fresh off its win last week on Jeopardy, a “Watson”-style analytics cluster is within reach of the average enterprise, said Ian Jarman, IBM manager for Power systems, told SearchDataCenter.com. ...
- February 21, 2011
Self-service provisioning, a key feature of private cloud computing and IT as a Service, can help IT pros save time and regain control of their data centers.
- February 03, 2011
Are raised floors going the way of the Dodo? It just might happen. Data center technologies are continuing to evolve, and the traditional benefits of raised floors are quickly being overshadowed by ...
- January 26, 2011
The concept of IT workload automation management is nothing brand new – admins have been able to adjust and maneuver computing resources to optimize workloads for a while. But self-service brought ...
- January 25, 2011
Server consolidation is a great idea on paper – you use virtualization software to host multiple virtual machines on the same physical host, so you improve hardware utilization and buy fewer ...