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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KVM, the long a popular x86 Linux virtualization technology, will appear in IBM's Power architecture in 2014.
NSW's datacentre consolidation project is finally being realised with the finance minister officially unveiling its new ICT home today.
They might not be as fashionable as cloud computing, but the mainframe remains at the heart of many computing environments.
Cloud computing---as well as contract manufacturers selling to cloud providers---are hurting server sales and the pain is likely to continue.
The cost of failure is high, and identifying the potential problems is the first step towards preventing them
Best known for its Linux distribution, Red Hat's introduction of OpenShift Enterprise 2 shows that the open-source giant has its eyes on the cloud.
It's been a very rocky road for the well-intentioned plan
This month's pick tries to (unsuccessfully) connect some dots between datacenters, first dates, and a pair of chinos.
Their words, not ours.
Web giant looks ready to launch its data center in Changhua Country, Taiwan, as it begins recruiting for the third such facility in the region after Singapore and Hong Kong.
The two data center vendors launch a new 180,000 square feet Tier 3 facility to meet an anticipated increase in demand for datacenter facilities in Hong Kong.
IT infrastructure is in place to support cloud environments in both private and public sectors, but user education and change management remain key barriers to adoption in Singapore.
If high levels of pollution impact datacenters in affected regions, what's happening to the people who live there?
In Japan, earthquakes are high on the list of potential datacenter disasters and Fuji is working on a solution.
Italian oil company ENI has just opened a new datacentre that's aiming to beat Google's PUE record. ZDNet went to take a look.