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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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.
Collaboration between Google and Mesosphere has created a Mesos cluster web app as well as integrated Google's Kubernetes container cluster manager into Mesos for Google Cloud Platform.
Apple's move to store some of its Chinese users' data in the country has benefits — and drawbacks — for its customers.
With advantages in performance and control, bare-metal clouds quietly ramp up worldwide
Those working with Docker containers can now try out the Flocker open-source, data-focused Docker management framework from ClusterHQ.
Intel buys Axxia and to help it capture a slice of the $16bn market for wireless access chips.
Australian networks and datacentre company Vocus Communications will acquire ASG Group's Bentley datacentre for AU$11.7 million.
A brief explanation of what a software defined data center means, and what it means to IT.
SoftLayer has been instrumental in launching services geared around development of the IBM's Watson platform, software-defined storage and expanding IBM's marketplace of partners.
But Apple's investment in Reno itself may never come to pass.
Zadara is offering to put virtual private storage arrays, which it manages and owns, into customers' datacentres – and they'll only pay for use.
Kail most recently was the VP of IT operations for Netflix, but will now lead IT and datacenter operations for Yahoo.
Nlyte's Smart Blueprint technology allows users to capture and distribute the details of their data center's physical infrastructure
The addition of Blue Box is an incremental data point highlighting how Equinix is adding more direct connections to cloud providers.