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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Oracle's second quarter results are expected to be lackluster and analysts aren't expecting much. It sure would be nice if Oracle's hardware revenue could start growing to cushion the cloud transition.
Technology arm of Hong Kong property developer, Sun Hung Kai Properties, says construction of its data center is going ahead as planned, despite Google's decision last week to abandon its own facility in the Chinese territory.
The deal will see the Australian telco giant quickly expand its datacentre footprint across the nation.
Apparently Violin Memory's IPO didn't go too well, and now the CEO has paid the price.
Rackspace looks to take the mystery out of the DevOps development model.
Here's a look at the fallout should Google go with custom ARM chips in its data centers.
Risk prediction and prevention have long been the battle cry of suppliers in the management software market. TeamQuest believes its approach to predictive analytics for dynamic IT environments solves the puzzle of tying symptom analysis and operational data together to create useful insights.
New location addresses concerns brought on by Hurricane Sandy.
Rebuilding the mainframe using industry standard components is the name of the game with converged infrastructure systems. NetApp offered some insight into the history of trend and an update on FlexPod.
More global companies could follow Google's lead in rolling out a data center in Taiwan, according to its government, which will help further grow the cloud industry.
After a public UI and technical failure with its October redesign, Yahoo Mail miraculously gets worse as it goes. And then, Yahoo acknowledges delivery failures stretching back to November 25.
Hong Kong just ain't attractive enough a data center hub for Google, as it changes its mind and favors expanding plans in Taiwan and Singapore instead apparently due to costs.
The National Australia Bank (NAB)'s technology transformation delivered significant benefits in 2013 – paving the way for even greater change in 2014 as its new CIO takes the reins of one of the country's most ambitious IT transformations.
By 2016 some 75 percent of the IT environment will be deployed in either a private, managed or public cloud, which means datacentres need to get more power efficient and cheaper fast.
Google has cancelled plans to build a datacentre in Hong Kong citing a lack of land for expansion.