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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IBM is a work in progress for sure as only the software division delivered any growth. Hardware remains a problem for Big Blue.
The insurance giant will build its private cloud infrastructure on IBM's PureFlex System and use a bevy of services.
KVM, Linux's built-in hypervisor for the x86 chip family will be available at the end of this quarter for IBM's Power chip family.
The NSW government is giving more than 50 industry companies the opportunity to offer on-premise cloud services through its GovDC Marketplace to its agencies.
It's been a busy time for the cloud giant, which is finding itself fighting off competitors increasingly these days.
Plans for a new datacenter facility at the University of Delaware face stiff grassroots opposition.
VMware launches Horizon 6, its flagship virtual desktop application, and adds app virtualization. The end result: VMware's approach looks very similar to what Citrix does.
3M's Novec fluid combined with two-phase immersion cooling could shrink data center footprints and consume a lot less energy. A proof-of-concept supercomputer will be tested this month.
Worldwide semiconductor equipment spending slumped to $33.8 billion last year, down 11.5 percent, as chipmakers focused more on upgrades and new-technology buys rather than ramping up capacity.
How did one system architecture remain current and interesting for 50 years? It's partly about the hardware. It's partly about the software. It's totally about a company dedicated to remaining current, vital and of value to its customers.
Hadoop veteran Arun Murthy says Apache Slider will have a major bearing on the future versatility and take-up of the distributed big-data technology.
IT spending is definitely on the rise this year, but how businesses are upgrading is changing dramatically, based on a new forecast from Gartner.
CloudMapper tracks 337 health metrics for AWS and can be deployed in the cloud, hybrid data center or on-premise.
Arista said it has experienced rapid revenue growth over the last several years, turning profits each fiscal year since 2010 and boasting an 86 percent revenue growth in 2013.
Businesses are experimenting with clusters of high-density, low-power servers known as microservers, which are suited to the growing number of hyperscale workloads found inside modern datacentres. Here's why they matter.