Articles about Data Centers
IBM's cloud leader Robert LeBlanc talks about IBM's cloud future, why public infrastructure-as-a-service matters to Big Blue and hybrid deployments led by analytics.
When Amazon releases the financial picture for Amazon Web Services it'll be clear how scale matters for infrastructure as a service.
Citrix said strategic changes, restructuring, channel turbulence, currency fluctuations and customer demand all led to a rocky first quarter.
Mixing up traditional pricing models became the big theme at the latest AWS customer summit, including a new monthly-based scheme for popular cloud apps to a deep dive into machine learning.
The company behind the open-source MariaDB MySQL branch has unveiled its spring release database offering, which it says is tuned for better performance.
Decreasing oil prices and a strong US dollar are expected to have a major impact on IT spending in 2015.
VMware has officially launched vCloud Air in Australia, which will be hosted initially in Telstra's datacentre in Melbourne.
HP has invested billions in its cloud offerings. Now, out of the blue sky, HP is leaving the public cloud business behind.
Thanks to CoreOS, Kubernetes, Google's secret sauce for managing containers on its clusters, is on its way to your data center.
Following some initial testing, Etsy engineers determined Facebook's HipHop Virtual Machine fit in quite nicely with its infrastructure.
While Dell's new switches are geared more toward SMBs and mid-size companies, Juniper has its sights set on "latency-sensitive" environments.
Ubuntu takes another step forward as a cloud operating system by incorporating Chef support into its enterprise Linux distributions.
GoDaddy is laughing all the way to the bank after its first day on Wall Street.
The domain hosting service has been humming along with a highly-anticipated initial public offering plan, and now it looks like shares are poised to get off to a good start very soon.
Amazon will likely have more cloud news on the way soon with its annual customer summit in San Francisco next week.
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.