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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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.
Anonymous sources are reporting that the Amazon Web Services-provided cloud to be managed by the CIA has gone live, on schedule.
The software support needed to make 64-bit ARM-based servers feasible for business gets a boost from the recently released Linux kernel.
Cisco builds out its storage lineup as the company creates a complete data center arsenal that's integrated and a potential threat to partners.
Microsoft's latest data center project looks like a solid win for the community.
Meanwhile, Akamai and Equinix reported quarters with better-than-expected sales. ServiceNow's 63 percent revenue growth in the second quarter led the charge.
Red Hat and its partners are betting that 64-bit ARM processors are ready for the data center.
A request for information from NASA reflects the current mindset of datacenter operators.
The aim of DARPA's CORONET project, which included IBM, AT&T, Applied Communications Sciences and others, was to create technology that could string together cloud networks on the fly to keep the Internet and government running.