Articles about Data Centers
IBM has opened its thirteenth new datacenter in 10 months, this time bolstering its capacity in western Europe with a new facility the Netherlands.
The Australian Securities Exchange has collocated its technology, operations, and market surveillance staff to its customer support centre to ensure the organisation can respond faster to clients.
Analysts and shareholders have been waiting many moons for Amazon to finally reveal specifics about AWS quarterly revenue rather than just the "Other" column.
In the post-Snowden era, how do American cloud companies deal with business customers who are nervous about unauthorized access to corporate data? Microsoft's answer is more encryption and tighter access restrictions.
Shutting down SeaMicro takes AMD out of the data center game.
Deploying Kubernetes apps on the same clusters as other services should become easier through a collaboration between Google and Mesosphere.
EMC CEO Joe Tucci said that aside from woes in China and Russia the company wasn't "executing as crisply as we had expected."
VMware is a cloud enabler, but the business model reflects an enterprise software model of yesteryear that's highly lucrative.
From the Atlas security project, to Ambari 2.0 and SequenceIQ, Hadoop veteran and Hortonworks co-founder Arun Murthy discusses some big-data themes of the moment.
VMware, unlike other tech vendors, didn't take a large hit from currency fluctuations.
Canonical, which has become a quiet cloud power, is releasing its next container-friendly Linux on April 23rd.
Trading $20 million in tax incentives lands billion dollar data center investment for Iowa.
IBM's first quarter had multiple moving parts and a tough currency situation, but showed progress.
NetApp, together with Fujitsu, recently installed a range of flash storage arrays in the National Computational Infrastructure's supercomputer, Raijin, boosting its total raw storage capacity to 44 petabytes.
Already making an impact with its cloud backup service, Revert plans to push into cloud data security.
ZDNet UK has toured an oil industry 'megacentre' to see what types of demands this strenuous, computing-intensive industry places on its datacentres
Asian telecommunications company Pacnet yesterday launched its new $40 million, 5900-square-foot datacentre located in the heart of the Sydney central business district.
HP has officially launched a $119 million project to build a massive datacentre out in Sydney's west. Work has begun on the site, but there's a lot yet to go.
In the heart of the Sydney CBD, Macquarie Telecom houses its secure datacentre and operations monitoring facility, the Intellicentre One. Built almost a decade ago, the Intellicentre is Macquarie Telecom's flagship data operations facility, and is in the process of an infrastructure makeover.
After Victoria University opened its datacentre in Sunshine, Victoria in 2009, it has been progressively migrating its infrastructure services over from its old, inefficient centre in Footscray to the new site, and plans to ramp up the migration over the next six months.
Now that the U.S. government has broken ground on America's new $1.5 billion cyber-security data center, let's look at some iconic movie data centers. Why do they always seem to go so very, very bad?
A quick look over the proposed Privacy Icons to simplify the online privacy policies.
Wholesale telecommunications company Vocus yesterday launched a new datacentre in Sydney which it snagged last month as part of a $5.9 million buyout of E3.
Fujitsu, in partnership with BankWest has opened its latest datacentre in Perth which the provider is calling Australia's greenest and most advanced datacentre facility.
ZDNet Australia was invited inside Global Switch's datacentre facility based in Ultimo, Sydney, for a tour of the Harbour MSP suite, which houses Steam Engine's high performance computing gear.
Following a glance at this innocent-looking shipping container, you'd never know it was IBM's latest datacentre.
Ever wondered how it is possible to accelerate particles through a tube underground until they reach such speeds that their collision can simulate the big bang? We go behind the scenes to show you the tech behind the Large Hadron Collider.
iiNet today announced the "powering up" of its new Western Australian datacentre, with enough racks to make a butcher jealous.
Intel launched its latest server chips designed for next generation data centers and is pitching a five month return on investment for customers using single core servers.
Cisco's Unified Computing System aims to unify components of the data center into one footprint. The goal is to cut the total cost of ownership by 20 percent in capital expenses and up to 30 percent in operating expenses.
Brian Shield, CIO for The Weather Channel, tells us about their LEED certified HD studio and the company's push towards greener data centers.
At the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco, Oracle CIO Mark Sunday explains the techniques behind Project Sequoia, the company's new data center in Utah. By utilizing outside air, hot aisle containment, and independently controlled supercells, he says this will be its most efficient center yet.
At the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco, Cisco general manager, Rajiv Ramaswami talks about the history of the data center. He also discusses new technologies driving data center innovation including on-demand provisioning, the deployment of SOA, and Web 2.0 solutions.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks with Senior Editor Sam Diaz about a partnership between Hewlett-Packard, Intel, and Yahoo to create an open-source "test bed" of data centers for cloud-computing research. Diaz also discusses the deal's legitimacy and implications for the future of cloud computing.
Jonathan Heiliger, vice president of technical operations at Facebook describes how the company manages data within its social network, and how its archiving and indexing structure differs from Google.
Jonathan Heiliger, vice president of technical operations at Facebook speaks to CNET News.com's Dan Farber about the balancing act between innovating quickly and building a stable infrastructure at a company moving at breakneck-speed. Heiliger also discusses what he's doing to scale data center operations and support the addition of more than 250,000 customers on a daily basis.
At the Business Goes Green conference in San Jose, Calif., on June 6, Christopher Mines, senior vice president of Forrester Research, talks about strategies managers can use to green IT in areas of an organization outside the data center. Mines discusses ideas such as implementing telecommuting initiatives, deploying video conferencing systems, and setting up training programs to educate employees on going green.
At the Business Goes Green conference in San Jose, Calif., last week, Allyson Klein, eco-technology initiatives manger at Intel, talked about how Moore's Law is helping driving energy efficiency in the data center. Klein also discussed Intel's association with SPEC, the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation, and how the two organizations are working together.
At the Business Goes Green conference in San Jose, Calif., on June 6, Forrester Research Senior Vice President Christopher Mines moderated a discussion on data centers and the green technologies that panel members believe will have the most significant impact in the future. The panel included: Elaine Lennox, IBM's vice president of marketing management; Rob Smoot, VMware's data center product marketing manager; and Mike Capuano, Cisco's director of routing and switching.