Data Center


The Easy Way and the Hard Way to Energy Efficiency

In today’s data center environment, in order to save money you have to spend money. Established firms stuck with legacy infrastructure have the ability to retrofit systems for the new era. More >

Present and Future Applications of the Internet of Things

A surprisingly diverse number of opinions were revealed about the current status of IoT adoption, where it will be in the future, and how to leverage it today. More >

Puppet Labs Makes Its Push into Application Orchestration

Puppet Application Orchestration makes it possible to model complicated apps and application stacks as Puppet code. It is then easier to push that software out across multiple distributed systems. More >

IBM Brings Bluemix to the Local Data Center

This third instance of Bluemix is managed via Relay, which enables IBM to push updates to Bluemix out to multiple customers from a centrally managed service running in an IBM data center. More >

OpenPOWER Foundation vs. Intel: The Interesting Contrast of Business Models

The business model may be more powerful than the technology, and we have an interesting battle brewing between Intel and IBM. More >

More to Big Data Infrastructure than Just Size

Effectively leveraging Big Data – that is, turning bits and bytes into actual knowledge, and then getting that knowledge to those who can use it – will require careful coordination between hardware, software and human resources. More >

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What You Need to Know About Outsourcing Enterprise Facilities Management

“Green computing” and efficient operations are inseparable. Whether or not you call it something that makes for a good bumper sticker, it’s all about efficient enterprise facilities management.

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Global Employee Study Guides Dell’s Flexible Workforce Strategy

Dell conducted a study to fully understand exactly how technology is shaping the workforce and help its customers respond to these challenges and opportunities.

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Cloud-to-Cloud Integration to Enable IoT: What About Standards?

One Internet of Things expert gives his views on the lack of standards today and what that means for companies getting into IoT in the cloud.

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Most Popular Features

The 2015 Nominees for Best Business Smartphone App Are…

In their fourth year, the Tabby Awards are introducing a new category specifically for the best business smartphone apps -- the Mobby Awards/Business.

Riverbed to Unleash Project Tiger to Kill Branch Routers

Riverbed CTO Hansang Bae says that rather than requiring IT to deploy and manage complex infrastructure inside the branch, Project Tiger will become the foundation through which storage and security services are provided in the branch office.

How to Be a Winner: 5 Keys to Achieving Big Goals

Everyone wants to do great things, but few actually do. Why? Most people are either afraid to think big, believe they don't have what it takes, or don't want to commit to putting in the kind of effort required to accomplish anything truly great.

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