Articles about Data Centers
Cisco said that rival Arista Networks has been copying its patents used in its current products as a strategy not an accident.
Vendors often rely on the tactic to attack legacy systems and solutions in the hopes of replacing them with their own technology. Should enterprise decision makers listen to them?
The launch of new orchestration tools will simplify things for anyone trying to create and manage distributed apps made of multiple containers, according to Docker CEO Ben Golub.
A Fujitsu research report has highlighted that while Australian industries are using IT to achieve improved emissions management, they've stalled in the last two years and have therefore missed out on financial benefits.
According to a new report from The Linux Foundation, Linux is leading Windows on both the cloud and in enterprise application deployments.
Data center spending is down, as companies build on the foundations they've laid over the past few years. Here's a look at the concerns and priorities that IT leaders are focused on right now.
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To meet the growing demand by the Australian market for its cloud-based talent management solution, Saba Software has opened its first Australian datacentre in Sydney.
CoreOS, a new enterprise Linux company and a Docker partner, is now proposing its own alternative to Docker's container technology.
Admittedly, a new pricing scheme for a particular Amazon Web Services function isn't quite as flashy as Cyber Monday, but it's still a potential game changer.
IDC sees some major mergers ahead for top IT vendors as data centers transform. IDC didn't name names, but I'll take a stab at it.
The world's largest social network earlier this year dished the details on its global datacenters, which are grounded in open source and energy efficiency.
Brocade plans to eliminate the constraints that customers previously felt when it came to networking by pushing forward its open-source initiative, OpenDaylight Project.
Leading Mac-centric hosting provider believes that the Mac Pro will draw enterprise-class customers.
Intel's data center unit remains strong due to custom chips for cloud deployments, build-outs and networking functions virtualization.
Steve Wozniak re-joins the team from Fusion-io in the stealthy Primary Data data virtualization / SDDC startup.
Qualcomm is planning to move into the ARM server market and is already working with customers. The effort will take time to really pay off, but may at least create more enthusiasm for microservers.
The datacentre provider showed off the new facility with NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell attending the launch ceremony.
A warehouse north of London is on the verge of completing its transformation into a datacentre
Datacentres are the IT palaces that provide the backbone of our working lives. Take a tour of datacentres around the world, from the UK to Iceland to Texas, in this round-up of cutting-edge facilities.
How do you make your datacentre run better, and save money? At IBM's research labs and facilities in upstate New York, three ideas are uppermost on people's minds: energy efficiency, monitoring, and utilisation.
Pictures from the SY3-II launch in Alexandria on November 15.
The Internet Archive - the Internet's library and home of the Wayback Machine - celebrated the addition of the 10,000,000,000,000,000th byte to its massive collections at its San Francisco home.
NextDC opened the doors to its shiny new datacentre in Melbourne this week with the help of Australian Communications Minister Stephen Conroy.
Amazon's rise is most apparent when you look at how its introduction of new products, services, and datacentres has built the infrastructure needed to support its growth
Companies are using server racks that submerge your database servers in cooling, soothing liquid - saving money and the environment.
Industry insiders share their highs and lows of 2011 and what they hope to achieve in the new year as big data, cloud computing and IT consumerization trends continue to dominate.
A look back at some of the major controversies to grip the world's largest social network over the past few months. Is Facebook teetering on the edge of collapse?
ASG Group has launched its $10.3 million datacentre and $3.6 million cloud computing facility in Perth today, which it claims will withstand a one in 100-year flood event.
GE recently built a $48 million state-of-the-art data center, one of the first in the world with LEED Platinum certification. Here are photos from the grand opening on August 18, 2011 in Louisville, Kentucky.
Datacentre provider Equinix yesterday officially launched its US$65 million SY3 datacentre in south Sydney, complementing its SY1 and SY2 centres located nearby.
Google has opened the doors to one of its data centers to show how it protects customer data
At the RSA 2011 conference here in San Francisco, technology futurist Paul Saffo talks to eBay's chief security information officer about how the company's intent on building an eBay version in the cloud to handle its growth. The private cloud will have the ability to run in its own data center or with a third-party data center.
At the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, new company President Mark Hurd introduces Exadata X2-8, an upgrade to the current Exadata system. The new system offers better processor performance, more memory, and full database encryption.
At Google I/O in San Francisco, Google executive Rishi Chandra demos the company’s new TV platform, which integrates traditional television with Web features. Running on Android, the platform lets users search for shows on TV or watch on-demand video content through the Web.
At the OnDemand conference in Palo Alto, Calif., NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson refutes the myth that customization is the Achilles' heel of cloud computing. He asserts that modification and adaptation are precisely how customers can gain productivity from the technology.
At Oracle's OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, CEO Larry Ellison previews the company's Exadata Version 2 computer. He says the new database computer is designed for online transaction processing and data warehousing. He adds that Exadata 2 can do faster processing at a much lower cost than can its biggest competitor, IBM.
Sponsored: The Software as a Service market is expected to double by 2012. Martin Capurro, senior director of product management at Qwest Communications, examines how security, performance, compliance and portability are affecting overall adoption.The content for this video was sponsored and provided by Qwest Communications.
At VMworld 2009 in San Francisco, Praveen Asthana, Dell's VP of storage and networking, talks about the company's virtualization strategy and how it plans to optimize the data center with fewer tools.
At the VMworld conference in San Francisco, ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz tours the exhibition floor to see what is happening at the show. Diaz also talks to David Bricker of IBM about the company's XIV substorage system, which works in the VMware environment, and to Tripwire's Michael Reznick about how the company's software helps IT managers audit and control their systems inside a data center.