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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Amazon CTO Werner Vogels, chief of Amazon Web Services, says hybrid cloud is important to the company. He also discusses AWS' approach to legacy infrastructure, big data and mobile.
Developers may have provided the initial impetus for the popularity of many databases, but some software providers now say that situation is changing.
Australian datacentre provider, NextDC, has seen more than 200 percent in order growth over the past financial year, along with a AU$25 million surge in its revenue pipeline compared to last year, according to its latest preliminary results.
Four Australian companies have been named for the Department of Finance's new Datacentre Facilities Supplies Panel.
Wells Fargo analyst Jason Maynard raises some key questions about VMware's growth down the road.
Bevan Slattery's new business SubPartners has picked his old business, NextDC's Perth datacentre, for the landing station for the APX-Central and APX-West cables.
With more new features due soon, the Postgres relational database continues to strengthen its hand, says the open-source project's core team member and EnterpriseDB chief architect Dave Page.
Deutsche Telekom's IT services arm has opened a twin facility for its existing Magdeburg datacentre.
Wellington City Council, Regional Council, Upper Hutt and Porirua advance plans for shared ICT infrastructure.
The Spanish telco's largest facility is based outside the Spanish capital. ZDNet was invited along to see inside.
Global research by Dimension Data has revealed that organisations are keeping their devices around for a lot longer than they use to because of cost savings and the uptake of as-a-service consumption models.
Level of virtualized systems among Asian organizations remains low and needs to speed up for cloud to be more widely adopted, says Dimension Data exec, who adds there are security concerns too, though, these are diminishing.
As Australia's ageing population continues to grow, Regis Aged Care realised it required an IT infrastructure that would be able to offer superior service to its 45 aged care facilities across Australia.
Linux has long been both the cloud and the datacenter's favorite operating system, but it wasn't until CoreOS came along that anyone designed a Linux just for the cloud and datacenter.
How a hybrid cloud strategy is the answer for the Asia Pacific region's biggest soft drinks bottler.