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

UK Provider Brings Hybrid Cloud Subscription Service to U.S. Market

Zynstra offers a 'lifeline' to SMBs ahead of Windows Server 2003 end of support. More >

2015: A Big Year for Cloud Computing

Given the rising cloud adoption, the increased interest in data visualization tools and the rise of internal enterprise app stores, 2015 is expected to be a big year for the cloud. More >

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 >

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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

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