Articles about Data Centers
Customer data sovereignty concerns tipped the balance away from AWS and towards physical hosting for New Zealand SaaS provider Psoda.
Marianna Tessel, credited with building VMware's engineering efforts in the enterprise, hops to Docker, which is portrayed as a VMware killer in some camps.
Big Blue is planning to set up its own cloud datacentre in South Korea next year to expand in the local market, reports ZDNet Korea's Cho Mu-hyun.
Australia's ability to adopt virtualisation at such a high penetration level has opened up the country to become a strong cloud service adopter, too.
Telstra will play host to VMware's vCloud Air public cloud platform as it makes its move into the Australian marketplace, with the country's largest telco set to host the platform in its domestic datacentres.
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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Some old malls and department stores are being converted into datacenters. Is this a smart reuse of existing infrastructure or another nail in retail's coffin? Our analysis questions the viability of this plan.
The IT revolution is here and OpenStack cloud leadership believes it's being driven by the cloud, the bring-your-own-device movement, and open-source software.
Our CXO survey shows that the vendor pecking order is being reordered. Here's a look at what emerging enterprise vendors may power your IT stack in the next two to three years.
It's no longer fashionable to criticize enterprise IT as it once was. That's because the Internet has definitively won the competition and is leading the way in tech innovation. But for proactive organizations, it doesn't have to be that way.
Salesforce has opened its first European data center in the United Kindom, one of three new establishments planned over the next year.
Collaborating with the University of Dayton School of Engineering, the center will advance technology in five key fields.
New colo facility will need to be able to support the activities of multiple Legislative Branch agencies.
HPC is not just for oil and gas industries anymore.
The country's weather service looks to Cray supercomputers to improve forecasting while the rest of us will, no doubt, continue to cross our fingers and look to the skies.
Many countries have in-country data rules and U.S. cloud providers are building local facilities to meet data sovereignty requirements.
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.
A new idea from Sun: Sell datacenter gear in convenient shipping container-sized modules.
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.