Articles about Data Centers
Focus on across the board efficiency highlights the 2015 winners
Can a Linux company and a networking power join forces to make an open-source cloud and software defined network that's good enough for telecommunications data-centers? Canonical and Juniper think so.
Splunk boasted it signed more than 600 new enterprise customers during the quarter, ending the fiscal year with over 9,000 customers worldwide.
IBM plans to spend an additional $4 billion on "strategic imperative" units, partner more and innovate in its core businesses.
Unveiled late last year in Amsterdam, the Docker orchestration services designed to facilitate multi-container distributed apps can now be downloaded.
Along with detailing how data is distributed across machines, the latest version of the MySQL Cluster database is billed as offering better performance and easier system upgrades.
Former Facebook data center and Open Compute Project leaders take their skills to the new start-up.
NextDC's investments in infrastructure are paying off after the company reported its first period of positive EBITDA and operating cash flow during the first half of the 2015 financial year.
"When you tear apart a company that's been built up over many years through acquisition, through different systems being merged together, it's remarkable what you find," says HP CEO Meg Whitman.
Uptake of Docker containers stands to get a further boost from integration work to put Google's Kubernetes on OpenStack, according to Mirantis.
Three states take pre-emptive approach to attracting new data centers.
Perhaps companies would step up their cyber security game if they had to provide details on how they've scrimped over the years on tech infrastructure. Hmm.
A new deal that will see Australian datacentre-as-a-service provider NextDC offer direct cloud connectivity to Microsoft's Azure cloud platform via ExpressRoute is expected to help customers' hybrid cloud strategies.
IBM unloaded a slew of tools aimed at the hybrid cloud market as it aims to be the centerpiece of it. The company also expanded partnerships and built out SoftLayer capacity.
The two facilities, built in Ireland and Denmark, will run entirely on renewable energy.
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.
AMD held a demonstration of its new quad-core, 45nm Opteron processor, Shanghai, on Wednesday at a datacenter belonging to the second largest ISP in Europe, Strato, in Berlin.
At Microsoft's PDC 2008 conference, the company's chief software architect Ray Ozzie took the wraps off Windows Azure which is an operating system that lets developers write programs for Microsoft's data centers instead of individual pieces of software for business servers.
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.