Data centers are being reinvented via virtualization, servers with better performance per watt and the increasingly popularity of cloud computing. Key vendors such as Cisco, EMC, HP, IBM, VMware and others are all pushing to make the data center more efficient. Who will be the leader in next-gen data centers?
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Collaboration between Canonical and Microsoft has produced plugins that let Windows Server run as a guest operating system on Ubuntu and OpenStack.
A call for service oriented architecture principles: 'Managed APIs are SOA done correctly.'
Grounded in open source and energy efficient designs, the world's largest social network shared its latest updates for cost and power savings attributed to its cutting-edge datacenters.
From just $2 billion in 2008 revenues, NTT's IT services business plans to hit $20 billion in 2016. Its Silicon Valley research center will play a key role.
IBM rolls out Power Systems Linux support and training across its customer-facing technology centers.
The datacenter startup has now raised a total of $312 million, with a valuation that likely positions it for immanent IPO.
IBM drives down the time to spin up its SoftLayer bare metal servers to under 30 minutes and makes servers available to rent on an hourly, rather than monthly, basis.
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Intigua believes that the movement towards software defined data centers, networks, storage and the increasing reliance on virtualization technology means that companies need new tools to manage their management products.
Infrastructure development and facility costs have driven NextDC's net loss after tax for the financial year ending June 2014 to AU$22.9 million.
The world's largest commercial bank has deployed IBM's Mainframe Active Active technology.
The tech giant is aiming to carve its place in the software-defined storage market with tools it touts as efficient and competitively priced.
Software-defined networking still has a bit of an image and branding problem to work out -- not to mention establishing a concise definition.
The Bureau of Meteorology will soon be upgrading to a new supercomputer that will be 20 times faster than its current machine.