IT infrastructure management and planning
- 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 ...
- November 02, 2010
Despite one IT architect's best efforts, his private cloud project was felled by unnecessary regulations and an ossified corporate IT culture.
- September 24, 2010
Monitoring Software as a Service gives busy data center managers one less thing to do.
- April 26, 2010
Cloud computing can reduce total data center energy consumption, says Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientist Jonathan Koomey.
- February 11, 2010
CIO Brian Lillie discusses the push toward third-party data center providers and the importance of seeing IT as a business.
- October 07, 2009
As Dell buys Perot Systems, Xerox digests ACS and HP re-brands EDS, IT pros aren't convinced that a one-stop hardware and services shop is best for their needs.<
- September 08, 2009
Exorbitant costs have forced IT organizations to reconsider the wisdom of buying data center facilities.
- June 22, 2009
Diptarup Chakraborti, a principal research analyst at Gartner Inc., says fears related to cloud computing are overblown in India and shares his advice for IT departments that want to adopt cloud-based services.
- April 03, 2009
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
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
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
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
Outsourcing vendors with SAS 70 certified data centers have a competitive advantage over other providers when dealing with public companies.
- October 19, 2006
Outsourcing IT services, including data center management, is a growing trend, though some are hesitant to make the jump.