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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Only a week after a public relations fiasco involving high-profile iCloud account breaches, Cupertino fails to reliably stream their iPhone 6 and Apple Watch event. This begs the question: can Apple be trusted to do anything enterprise-grade at all?
Intel has released the latest generation of its Xeon E5 processor family, with a range of features aimed at boosting performance, cutting power draw and making it easier to use in virtualised environments.
IBM's M5 portfolio revolves around rack and tower, blade, dense and integrated systems.
The news comes as Lenovo closes in on integrating the x86 business acquired from IBM.
The Rackspace "strategic alternatives" process needs to be resolved as soon as possible or landing deals may become more difficult.
Building a data center can be difficult enough. Add a power plant to the mix and things can really get hard.
Latest figures from analyst IDC paint a picture of continued falling demand for high-end storage in the second quarter, which is now also affecting the mid-range.
Cisco and Red Hat are expanding their partnership to focus on OpenStack integrated infrastructure.
Cisco is going scale-out and midmarket with its Unified Computing System lineup in a bid to play multiple enterprise trends and gain market share.
Collaboration between Canonical and Microsoft has certified 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.