News, analysis, blogs, advice and techniques on managing data centers and their components.
Mon, May 20, 2013 - Disaster recovery plans and the usual mix of uninterrupted power supplies (UPSs), co-location services, data mirroring and hot-standby technologies theoretically make it possible to weather any storm. But are backup systems, replication rules and fast failover solutions enough?
Fri, May 17, 2013 - It's not enough to offer the latest wireless standard. Make sure the router that will support your office is up to snuff.
Fri, May 17, 2013 - In the IDG Enterprise Interview Series, you'll hear from technology CIOs and CEOs on today's burgeoning trends, ongoing headaches and upcoming product plans. Check out this informative series from IDG Enterprise Chief Content Officer John Gallant and his team of editors.
Thu, May 16, 2013 - Collocation provider Interxion uses water pumped from the Baltic Sea to cool its data centers
Thu, May 16, 2013 - Dell intends to move workstations into the data center and then serve up intense multimedia and engineering applications to remote users over the cloud or in virtualized environments via thin clients.
Wed, May 15, 2013 - Cisco says sales of servers and data-center switches are gaining with the company's play for overall IT leadership
Tue, May 14, 2013 - A competition taking place on Google's mobile Ingress game kicked off on Tuesday
Tue, May 14, 2013 - Success stories from cutting-edge firms such as Google and Microsoft are causing a backlash at less capable data centers
Mon, May 13, 2013 - Upload speed for photos has been increased
Mon, May 13, 2013 - The GreenTouch industry consortium says new technologies could cut power consumption by 90 percent
Thu, May 09, 2013 - Box plans to integrate Crocodocs' HTML5 document viewing technology into its enterprise cloud storage and file sharing application
Thu, May 09, 2013 - While much of the hype for software-defined networking is focused on large-scale data center deployments, some companies are taking a different angle.
Wed, May 08, 2013 - Big data may seem to promise big insights to users, but more isn't always better, cautions statistician Nate Silver, who became one of America's most well-known faces of data analysis after his FiveThirtyEight blog accurately predicted 2012 presidential election results in all 50 states.
Wed, May 08, 2013 - Speaking at Interop today, Open Compute Project Chairman and President Frank Frankovsky announces plans for a new open source project to develop a specification and a reference box for an open, OS-agnostic switch.