Defining the cloud might be the first step to using it.
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.
Outlook 2010 gives Microsoft a backdoor into control of the social networking universe.
What should the next focus of your datacenter projects be? Delivering content or delivering services?
With low power consumption and high-processor densities, the future of the high-efficiency datacenter may lie with ARM and Atom, not with Xeon and Opteron.
Could Microsoft be considering the ARM processor for their next-generation datacenters along with a new operating system?
IBM's cloud strategy includes getting customers onboard before the customer even develops their applications.
Fortunately they are making it available without license fees.
Would you consider a "value-priced" chassis for your core networking needs?
Even faster Ethernet speeds means the demise of copper in the datacenter. Are you ready for it?
What is the value, to your business, of the IT intellectual capitol that you could lose by outsourcing IT services?