New 25/50 GbE standard should successfully supplant 40 GbE in SDN-focused datacenters.
Five Nines: The Next Gen Datacenter
David Chernicoff looks at technologies that impact data center users and operators, including server consolidation and virtualization, green IT, and the latest hardware advances.
With more than 20 years of published writings about technology, as well as industry stints as everything from a database developer to CTO, David Chernicoff has earned the term "veteran" in the technology world. Currently the principal of an independent consulting business and an active freelance writer, David has most recently been a Senior Contributing Editor for Windows IT Pro magazine, having also been the Lab Director for Windows NT Magazine, Technical Director of PC Week Labs, the author or co-author of a number of books on different versions of Windows, a plethora of eBooks on various technology topics, and of approximately 3000 magazine articles in print and on the web.
Major datacenter announcements, launches, and projects reflect the state of a still growing industry.
In an era of cutting-edge changes to data center technology, can a traditional facility make sense?
Building a data center can be difficult enough. Add a power plant to the mix and things can really get hard.
IBM rolls out Power Systems Linux support and training across its customer-facing technology centers.
With advantages in performance and control, bare-metal clouds quietly ramp up worldwide
But Apple's investment in Reno itself may never come to pass.
Nlyte's Smart Blueprint technology allows users to capture and distribute the details of their data center's physical infrastructure
Anonymous sources are reporting that the Amazon Web Services-provided cloud to be managed by the CIA has gone live, on schedule.
With a $1.2 billion investment in the purchase of ViaWest, Shaw goes from zero to 60 in the datacenter business
Microsoft's latest data center project looks like a solid win for the community.
A request for information from NASA reflects the current mindset of datacenter operators.
Schneider has previously worked with Baidu to provide custom IT cabinets as part of Baidu’s open source-based Project Scorpio.
High-performance Fastpass technology reduces lag by more than an order of magnitude
Datacenter security is best served by making sure a major rip and replace upgrade is never required.