Given the US Government's track record in keeping data secure, what makes anyone think moving Federal IT operations to the cloud is a good idea?
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.
End-to-end single vendor hardware solutions offer advantages beyond a lack of finger-pointing
Cable companies are doing far more than delivering entertainment into your home these days; they want their share of the business cloud market services, too.
Will HP and Cisco ever be able to play nice?
The biggest obstacle to widespread SMB adoption of cloud technologies might well be the vendors who can't live up to their customer's expectations.
It's time for Intel to step up and prove they are more than just a one trick pony.
You've elected to move a business critical service to the cloud. How sure are you that the service vendor will still be there when you need them?
No cost FCoE might be the first step towards flattening your datacenter networks
When the SMB custmer begins to look at virtualization as a practical option, they really need to consider the cloud as a viable alternative.
Is the location of the datacenter hosting the cloud services you rely on going to become an issue?
Formula 1 racing requires the power of an on-site datacenter to stay competitive.
Multiple standards for rating datacenters are gaining significant traction. if you plan on achieving a major rating or award, which one do you pick to design your facility to achieve?
With the datacenter moving towards on-demand, fully configurable, highly efficient power models, how many different types of physical power distruibution units will you need?
GE Energy hopes that the move to DC-powered datacenters pays off for the Industrial Solutions
What to protect your privacy rights? How about actually doing something about it.