IT infrastructure management and planning
- July 26, 2006
IBM will start licensing its software differently, by appropriating licenses according to processor performance, rather than quantity of processors or cores.
- June 28, 2006
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
The latest version of IBM's SAN Volume Controller storage virtualization software supports global replication -- lowering the cost of disaster recovery.
- September 01, 2005
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
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
Survivors -- and some winners -- of Microsoft software license negotiations share their cautionary tales.
- April 25, 2005
Outsourcing companies see a major growth area in midmarket organizations looking to install a backup data center in a managed facility.
- April 18, 2005
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
Negotiations expert Jeffrey Gordon says there are generally three people in any IT negotiation -- the buyer, the seller and you, the subject matter expert.
- February 14, 2005
Big Blue inks five-year, $65 million deal to run the New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority's data center.
- June 10, 2004
Salespeople are trained to negotiate contracts. You're not. But one expert says understanding how the game is played will ensure you walk away from your next negotiation with everything you want.