News, analysis, blogs, advice and techniques on managing data centers and their components.
Wed, April 23, 2014 - The company will license its new Power 8 chip to other companies to build hyperscale systems
Wed, April 23, 2014 - Routers, switches and other networking gear became a $39 billion market in 2013, as 40G took hold in the data center and 100G became the new standard for service providers, according to the latest research from Infonetics.
Wed, April 23, 2014 - As more enterprise workloads shift to cloud and hosting environments, cyberattacks that have traditionally targeted on-premises data centers -- such as brute force attacks and vulnerability scans -- are following them to the Web.
Sat, April 19, 2014 - Microsoft is building some 1.16 million square feet of new data center space in Iowa.
Wed, April 16, 2014 - The latest Gear smartwatches may be running Tizen, but Samsung hasn't given up on Android for wearables.
Mon, April 14, 2014 - The company is also telling customers to change their passwords
Fri, April 11, 2014 - Dropbox intended to make headlines after introducing Carousel, Dropbox for Business, and the Mailbox app expansion on Wednesday. But the cloud storage company probably didn't expect those headlines to be about another news item altogether: its newest Board member, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
Fri, April 11, 2014 - The mainframe was supposed to go extinct decades ago, but it's abundant in many habitats. Same goes for the PC, which seems to have adapted for survival better than once thought. Both the mainframe and the PC offer evolutionary advantages that newer, more sophisticated species still struggle to match.
Thu, April 10, 2014 - For companies in the cloud storage business, standing out from the pack isn't getting any easier, as many competing services are racing to the bottom with both free and paid offerings.
Thu, April 10, 2014 - Not surprisingly, privacy advocates decry the appointment of Rice, a pro-surveillance hawk, to the board of a company that stores user data.
Thu, April 10, 2014 - Federal CIOs face pressure to consolidate their agencies' data center infrastructure. Those challenges go beyond IT, and experts advise CIOs to develop strategic plans so that consolidation improves application delivery and supports priorities such as cloud computing and virtualization.
Wed, April 09, 2014 - The enterprise version of Dropbox comes with a variety of IT controls
Wed, April 09, 2014 - It's not just desktop users who refuse to move on from Windows XP. Thousands of websites are still enamored with the now-unsupported OS, too.
Fri, April 04, 2014 - The IBM System/360 revolutionized business computing with the first set of compatible, scalable systems.