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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PayPal’s secure datacenter operations grow to support brick & mortar
Taiwan's Cloud Computing Association will be establishing a local chapter of the Open Compute Project to draw more local hardware makers to support Facebook's vision of an open data center.
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"Seamlessness starts with the software-defined datacenter," according to VMware's CEO.
They've standardized on Tier III certification for their new datacenters worldwide.
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Can Open Compute go head to head with the likes of HP, IBM, and Dell in the datacenter?
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Cisco CEO John Chambers said "we are dramatically better positioned than the traditional data center players such as HP, Dell, and IBM."
Red Hat backs the development of Fedora on ARM-based datacenter servers
Datacentres are slowly making their way onto the list of things that Amsterdam is synonymous with.
The five-year federal datacenter consolidation program still lacks metrics to measure actual cost savings.
Oracle pushes ahead with its international cloud plans with the announcement of a new UK datacentre specifically for government services.
It will be "the computing backbone" for the automaker's global operations as it shrinks its 23-facility footprint to just two.