Application and services monitoring needs to extend to anywhere the application or service goes. That means more than just technical hurdles to overcome.
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 tech, as well as industry stints as everything from a database developer to CTO, David Chernicoff has earned the term "veteran" in the technology world.
Appliance computing looks like a good fit for the virtualized datacenter
The latest System Center VMM beta makes small, but significant advances in automating cloud services deployments.
GreenGrid.org continues their development of metrics to allow datacenter operators to more closely evaluate their operations and the potential and actual effects of changes to their datacenter infrastructures.
When was the last time you actually evaluted the physical security of your datacenters from a planned attack?
Turnkey, scalable datacenter appliances offer building blocks for quick implementation and fast business reaction times.
HP's CFS division moves to become a one-stop datacenter shop
Juniper networks rolls out the first of their single-layer network fabric products. Will their $100 million investment pay off?
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?
End-to-end single vendor hardware solutions offer advantages beyond a lack of finger-pointing