Data Center

The expense of maintaining data centers - specialized facilities that host banks of business and storage servers - is an increasingly critical issue for enterprise IT budgets as energy costs continue to soar. Data centers include redundant power supplies, advanced security measures, redundant communication systems and, most notably, cooling and environmental controls. Blade servers, clusters and other advanced server tech create enormous amounts of heat, pushing green tech to the forefront of data center management.




Articles

Google Fiber Proves the Skeptics Wrong and Wireless May Be Next

Google Fiber announces that its service will be coming to 18 cities in four major metropolitan areas including Atlanta, Nashville and Charlotte. More >

Sorting Out the Container’s Place in the Enterprise

A high degree of confusion surrounds the capabilities and role of containers in emerging data architectures. More >

Lining Up the Vertical Cloud

Scalability and flexibility are the most favorable aspects of the cloud, but at the end of the day organizations want solutions that work without a lot of integration challenges. More >

Lenovo X86 Servers: The Advantage Is Simplicity

You really don’t get a sense for how difficult it is to get things done in a large complex company until you take a division like this and set it off on its own. More >

NetApp Boosts Performance of Flash Array Portfolio

Lee Caswell, vice president of product and solution marketing at NetApp, says that Flash memory is essentially leveling the playing field for all vendors. More >

Quantum Turns the Cloud into Just Another Tier of Storage

Quantum has added three offerings to its storage portfolio that are designed to make it easier to access and share data stored via cloud service. More >

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Interviews

Growing Adoption of Public Cloud Services Boosts Need for Hybrid Cloud Management

How to best manage that hybrid environment becomes one that an increasing number of IT pros will have to be able to answer.

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What CIOs Should Be Thinking About But Aren't

A candid discussion with 451 Research Vice President Michelle Bailey about what’s right and what’s wrong with many IT departments today.

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Global Cloud Integration: Now Available in a Region Near You?

More companies are demanding cloud-based services that are global, but also physically co-located with their regional offices.

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Resource centers

Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making

SOA

SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

Editor's Choice

The Nine Best Tech Jobs for 2015

Security Staffing

Given the strong job market IT pros have experienced over the past few years, it's not surprising to find that a good portion of the top 25 jobs fall solidly into the technology field, including such jobs as software and mobile developers, data scientists, network engineers and project managers.

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Wearable Tech in the Enterprise: ‘Everybody Is an IT Decision-Maker Now’

Oracle’s Play for Converged Infrastructure

Data Gives Federal Agencies Pause on Cloud Adoption

New IT Model a Good Fit for SMBs

 

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