- October 06, 2017
Data center hardware spending remain soft, but that could empower enterprise buyers who see the benefits of better performance and control of their own gear. The overall server market remains ...
- October 05, 2017
Vendor-focused hybrid cloud platforms such as VMware Cloud on AWS and Microsoft Azure Stack get a lot of attention, but some new hybrid cloud platforms eschew vendor allegiances.
- September 28, 2017
Colocation data center buyers are needlessly captivated by impressive features at data centers that distract them from important decision-making information.
- September 27, 2017
Microsoft says Azure Stack is ready to order, but users will have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on the product, while OEMs finish their tests and certifications.
- September 22, 2017
Cisco is folding its data center management software into a cloud-based product, called Cisco Intersight, which will harness the collective intelligence of its customers.
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- September 20, 2017
Continuing efforts to make the mainframe technically fashionable, IBM offers a system promising rock-solid container security to compete against other container management tools.
- September 15, 2017
GE's software will run on Dell Technologies hardware from now on – but most enterprises don't care much about big-name endorsements. A Dell-GE deal last week made Dell the primary IT infrastructure ...
- September 12, 2017
The all-in-one appeal of VMware Cloud Foundation is aimed at VMware shops that want someone else to run their private cloud on a modern, software-defined data center stack.
- September 01, 2017
The emergence of converged and hyper-converged infrastructure has increased the role of data center generalists, which leaves a question about the role of specialists.
- August 23, 2017
Cisco's purchase of Springpath could open the door to further use of hyper-converged software across the Cisco portfolio, including in its Unified Computing System.
- August 18, 2017
Nearly half of enterprises do not save money with the public cloud, and say they have figured out how to beat public cloud costs with their own private cloud.
- August 14, 2017
Blockchain mostly runs in the cloud today, but some hardware vendors have considered how it might fit into the data center -- despite the few benefits that it will create.
- August 04, 2017
Azure Stack will bring the services of Azure public cloud into the enterprise data center when it goes GA in September, but initially it won't be ready for large deployments.
- July 25, 2017
Enterprises that rent racks inside one of the many data centers that have changed hands in 2017 should carefully evaluate changes to connectivity options, service and prices.
- July 21, 2017
Vendors are keen to push their own server management tools with extra capabilities, but they lack the cross-vendor capabilities provided by Redfish's open standards.