IT infrastructure management and planning

  • April 03, 2009 03 Apr'09

    FBI raids Dallas data center colocation company

    In today's news in brief, the FBI raided Core IP Networks, a data center colocation company, and Facebook is reportedly seeking up to $100 million to build new data centers.

  • March 13, 2008 13 Mar'08

    Vovici buys Savvis data center managed hosting services to expand business

    Like a lot of companies, this provider of online survey software realized its value wasn't in data center infrastructure but in the applications that run on it.

  • July 24, 2007 24 Jul'07

    Small data centers: An endangered species?

    With data center outsourcing increasing, only the largest companies will operate their own data centers in the future, says Tier 1 Research analyst Daniel Golding.

  • April 24, 2007 24 Apr'07

    Data center hosting facilities on the rise

    A number of data center hosting companies are looking for places to build more facilities as the demand for data center space grows.

  • November 14, 2006 14 Nov'06

    SAS 70: Compliance shortcut

    Outsourcing vendors with SAS 70 certified data centers have a competitive advantage over other providers when dealing with public companies.

  • October 19, 2006 19 Oct'06

    Data center outsourcer picks up graveyard shift

    Outsourcing IT services, including data center management, is a growing trend, though some are hesitant to make the jump.

  • July 26, 2006 26 Jul'06

    IBM restructures software licensing

    IBM will start licensing its software differently, by appropriating licenses according to processor performance, rather than quantity of processors or cores.

  • June 28, 2006 28 Jun'06

    Cisco pushes for InfiniBand in the data center

    Cisco has rolled out a way to manage InfiniBand and Ethernet networks under the same console, which it hopes will make InfiniBand more popular in the data center.

  • May 26, 2006 26 May'06

    IBM adds global replication to SVC

    The latest version of IBM's SAN Volume Controller storage virtualization software supports global replication -- lowering the cost of disaster recovery.

  • September 01, 2005 01 Sep'05

    IDC: Multi-core chips to disrupt software pricing by 2007

    The flooding of multi-core chips onto the market has caused strife between software companies trying to cash in and IT pros trying to take advantage of the performance boost. IDC says the issue will come to a head in the next two years.

  • May 02, 2005 02 May'05 Search engine data center fast track

    Startup search engine data center: Two search engine veterans launch a new shopping site with an IT infrastructure designed to get off the ground by the quickest, cheapest and most reliable means possible.

  • April 28, 2005 28 Apr'05

    A CIOs guide to Microsoft negotiations

    Survivors -- and some winners -- of Microsoft software license negotiations share their cautionary tales.

  • April 25, 2005 25 Apr'05

    Outsourcing the backup data center

    Outsourcing companies see a major growth area in midmarket organizations looking to install a backup data center in a managed facility.

  • April 18, 2005 18 Apr'05

    Health care data centers increase reliance on specialized outsourcing

    Data center managers are turning to outsourcing firms that specialize in their markets. Jim Giordan, the CEO of a healthcare IT outsourcing company, explains why.

  • April 07, 2005 07 Apr'05

    Negotiation tips for the IT guy

    Negotiations expert Jeffrey Gordon says there are generally three people in any IT negotiation -- the buyer, the seller and you, the subject matter expert.