- October 19, 2012
Notoriously secretive — at least when it pertains to the innards of its data centers — Google is now offering a peek at the pipes and people that deliver its products — Google Search, Gmail, ...
- October 18, 2012
Competition is fierce in the tech arena. The DevOps role is a coveted one, and employers will do anything to secure the position, at least for now.
- October 15, 2012
Cut costs, improve efficiency. Such is the mantra of many a data center manager. While tech giants like Google and Facebook strive to create better, more energy efficient data centers, a small team ...
- October 02, 2012
That's right, science has just upped the ante for cool data center locations. Forget Iceland or Oregon, now there's a proposal to put a supercomputer on the moon. Ouilang Chang, a graduate student ...
- September 27, 2012
In some super-important industries, 99.999% uptime should be the goal. But most companies can tolerate a little more downtime.
Sponsored by HPE - Historically, organisations knew what they were getting for their money when they purchased specific capacity and performance with storage platforms. But thanks to advances in storage technologies and data reduction capabilities, new features such as deduplication and compression have changed the landscape and ultimately muddied the waters. See More
Sponsored by HPE - Many organisations have embraced cloud services to accelerate their digital transformation, employing a mix of private and public cloud with on-premises infrastructure. However, IT leaders are finding that management challenges associated with a hybrid cloud environment are liable to create roadblocks on their path to digital. See More
Sponsored by HPE - In a competitive global economy, decision-makers don’t have the luxury of throwing resources at an IT infrastructure that is incapable of responding dynamically to business needs. See More
Sponsored by HPE - Organisations wanting to succeed in the digital era focus on eradicating application disruption and cutting out downtime. To achieve this, many are switching to cloud-based predictive analytics and machine learning to prevent problems with their virtualised infrastructure that might otherwise affect customer service, profit and reputation. See More
- September 25, 2012
The New York Times' article cast data centers as power-hungry behemoths, drawing a stern and swift response from IT pros.
- September 25, 2012
After ten years, Jill Yaoz steps down as data center association AFCOM's president. Tom Roberts, a 30 year data center veteran takes her place.
- September 10, 2012
Here's the scenario: You're the only tech-savvy guys in a very small town, and you come across mysterious devices labeled "Pluto Switch" sitting in your distribution center. What do you do? Post ...
- September 09, 2012
SUSE Linux Enterprise planning private cloud deployment with OpenStack weight behind it. NVIDIA works on Linux drivers for Optimus chips.
- September 07, 2012
The last time I bought a video game, I grudgingly went to a brick and mortar store but checked the ratings on Amazon before I went. Buy local, shop global and whatnot. The last time I bought a ...
- September 07, 2012
User story describes application modernization employing Oracle Fusion middleware, SOA and BPM. A hotel chain gains flexibility going the SOA route.
- September 05, 2012
ARM-based servers march onward toward data center markets with support from Hewlett-Packard and Dell, but not as much support from Intel.
- August 31, 2012
To celebrate the Labor Day weekend, here are a few light-hearted gems from the Twitterverse you might hear on the server room floor. In response to the news that President Obama would do an "Ask me ...
- August 29, 2012
Through improved processing speed and reduced costs, IBM's new zEnterprise mainframe hopes to turn hybrid cloud customers' heads.
- August 20, 2012
IBM's recent acquisition of solid-state hard drive manufacturer TMS will add to its converged infrastructure portfolio. Will others follow suit?