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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Like other U.S. based cloud vendors, AWS is trying to expand in the EU and allay concerns about NSA snooping.
Four application solutions join two new hardware configurations from HP.
Clise Properties is waiting for approval to build a new 12-storey datacenter in the eclectic Denny Triangle area, nearby Amazon's new Seattle datacenter.
EMC will now consolidate converged infrastructure player VCE under its federation and buy out most of Cisco's stake in the joint venture. Other than that financial arrangement, Cisco and EMC say it's business as usual for VCE.
But storage giant insists that its strategy is the right best-of-breed approach as sales were up 9 percent from a year ago.
In technology there's no such thing as too big too fail. There may be some serious cases of too big to succeed. IBM's third quarter results show how the company needs to run faster to keep up with changes in IT.
Available this week is Juno, the latest six-monthly release from the OpenStack open-source cloud project and with it come questions about stability and the upgrade cycle.
Dell plans to keep public cloud partnerships central to its efforts to bulk up its end-to-end services capability, according to Dell Australia and New Zealand managing director Angela Fox.
Data centers provide the backbone for many tech services we take for granted, but what goes on behind those doors -- and why might firms including Apple and Google be interested in moving over?
As for the outlook, Intel projected revenue of $14.7 billion, give or take $500 million with gross margins of about 64 percent. Wall Street was expecting fourth quarter revenue of $14.5 billion.
Integrated technology provider Pacnet has deployed its network as a service at the NSW government's GovDC Silverwater datacentre.
Local cloud storage-as-a-service (STaaS) features enterprise-class controls, low latency private access, self-service provisioning and pay-for-use pricing.
Lenovo and VMware plan to collaborate to develop software-defined data center solutions.
Recently appointed Azure CTO Mark Russinovich spells out Microsoft's espousal of the container cause on its cloud computing platform and his reservations about Docker security.
Rackspace is looking at establishing a second datacentre in 2015, with Melbourne a likely host for the new infrastructure, according to the company's new CEO Taylor Rhodes.