Articles about Data Centers
With the move to buy Skyera, Western Digital is looking to beef up its HGST unit's solid state storage knowhow as flash storage becomes common.
After a second round of funding, the startup is hoping to convince datacenter owners to look beyond the one-server-at-a-time idea.
Facility sits mostly empty after more than two years.
According to Pure Storage, FlashStack CI is delivered through its partners, validated and integrated with Cisco and VMware.
Power and space savings could change the data center industry.
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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Hitachi Data Systems has predicted that in 2015, the market will see enterprises deploy their critical legacy applications into a hybrid cloud infrastructure.
Microsoft has announced that it will locally host Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online in Australia, and extend its Cloud Solutions Provider program.
On top of announcing $36m in new funding, Mesosphere has taken the wraps off its DCOS platform, designed to pool resources across a datacenter as if it were a single machine.
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.
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.
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.
Yesterday workers installed six 22 tonne diesel power generators into one of Australia's largest datacentres prior to prepare it for its official opening early next year.
Telstra this morning launched a multi-million dollar network operations centre to manage the enterprise networks of 1,100 corporate Telstra customers who have paid for the premium service.
Barbed wire, fences, guards, and guard dogs are just the first level of security for an English datacenter that claims to be safe from nuclear, chemical and biological attack.
Project Blackbox is the first virtualised datacentre to be stored in a shipping container, and according to its manufacturer, Sun Microsystems, it's fully portable -- providing you have the means to tow it.
Is it a truck? Is it a giant portable wind tunnel? Well, yes -- but it's also a mobile datacentre with a maximum capacity of 4.1 petabytes of storage, which would easily hold an awful lot of high-res Superman footage.
Microsoft’s developers hid Easter Eggs in Access 95/97/2000
If you find yourself constantly making formatting adjustments to Access objects on the fly, you're bogging yourself down unnecessarily. A couple of tricks can save you tons of time: Either change control defaults for a particular form or report or customize a form or report and turn it into a template.
A look at the technology and content behind MLB.com.
A peek at the chipmaker's data center strategy.
When you publish an Access report to Word, you'll lose any check boxes the report contains. Luckily, you can take advantage of a couple of workarounds: Either display the literal values or use Wingdings to display the check box controls in Word. Here's a rundown of both tricks.
The Cancer Genomic Atlas will have a heavy information technology component as it crunches data to map the cancer genome.
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.
At the Business Goes Green conference in San Jose, Calif., on June 6, Forrester Research Senior Vice President Christopher Mines moderates a discussion on data centers. IBM's vice president of marketing management, Elaine Lennox, and VMware's data center product marketing manager, Rob Smoot, weigh the pros and cons of building more data centers and their current impact on the environment.
On the next installment of The Green Enterprise, CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos looks at how Intel is developing green technologies for its customers and within its own organization. Innovations include ultra-lower power 45nm chips, greening its fab operations in China, Arizona and Israel; and developing non-toxic materials for packaging and designing its chips. Kanellos also sits down with Lorie Wigle, Intel's eco-tech program office general manager and discusses the chipmaker's sustainability strategy and her views on reducing power inside the datacenter.