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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More global companies could follow Google's lead in rolling out a data center in Taiwan, according to its government, which will help further grow the cloud industry.
After a public UI and technical failure with its October redesign, Yahoo Mail miraculously gets worse as it goes down, and then acknowledges email delivery failures stretching back to November 25.
Hong Kong just ain't attractive enough a data center hub for Google, as it changes its mind and favors expanding plans in Taiwan and Singapore instead apparently due to costs.
The National Australia Bank (NAB)'s technology transformation delivered significant benefits in 2013 – paving the way for even greater change in 2014 as its new CIO takes the reins of one of the country's most ambitious IT transformations.
By 2016 some 75 percent of the IT environment will be deployed in either a private, managed or public cloud, which means datacentres need to get more power efficient and cheaper fast.
Google has cancelled plans to build a datacentre in Hong Kong citing a lack of land for expansion.
According to Dell's Tom Kendra, incomplete solutions and a lack of a clear pan-client strategy have hampered the move to broader mobile support at enterprises and mid-market companies alike.
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.