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

What Does VMware's Stock Price Say About the Company's Future?

VMware's current stock market data makes it pretty clear there are some lofty expectations for the company's future prospects. What's behind the optimism? More >

Coping With a Cloud Outage

Cloud computing presents enormous opportunities for the enterprise, but it's critical to proactively prepare for cloud outages as well as outright provider failures. More >

QuinStreet Enterprise Research Examines Data Center Modernization Efforts

Eighty-eight percent of enterprises report that they are investing in their data centers, which are seen as having the potential to add value to the business. How will they do it? More >

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Interviews

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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New Approaches to Application Management in the Cloud

Application management in the cloud hasn't been as easy as expected, but ExtraHop Network's Senior Vice President Erik Giesa offers tips to make it go more smoothly.

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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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