IBM's Buy Of TMS Shows SSD Appeal
IBM's acquisition of flash storage developer Texas Memory Systems may fuel growth of solid state drives within IT storage products.
Rackspace Private Cloud: Instant OpenStack
Rackspace's Private Cloud is a free distribution of the same software the company runs in its own data centers. Optional commercial support is also available. Here's what's inside.
Flash Vendors Cut Pricing
New Skyera, Tegile, SanDisk offerings make existing big data, analytics, and virtualization environments run faster at less expense.
Can SIP and IPv6 Co-Exist?
Enterprises need to make transition plans for SIP endpoints that will have to be upgraded or replaced within the next five to seven years, as they move to a dual-stack environment. Learn more about getting SIP and IPv6 to work together.
Tegile Updates Zebi Hybrid Arrays
Next-generation hybrid array vendor Tegile rolls out new versions of its Zebi line. Learn more about the company and its new offerings, the HA2400 and HA2800F.
#OccupyTwitter Petition Seeks Open API Commitment
Since Twitter telegraphed its intention to tighten API policies, developers have been waiting for the other shoe to drop. Now a petition asks Twitter for a renewed commitment to openness--or at least a clarification.
The Yin and Yang of Indoor Navigation
GPS units have become standard for driving, geocaching and other outdoor activities. But what about indoor navigation needs, like tracking merchandise and engaging customers? Learn who's using and offering location services.
The State of Server Technology: 2010 to 2012
As more companies turn to virtualization and private clouds, they're also taking a look at the server technology in their data centers. This is leading to a boost for the server market. Find out why in this look at the state of server technology, from 2010 to 2012.
Are You Part Of The 1%?
That's how many U.S. Internet users are IPv6-capable. However, World IPv6 Launch showed new signs of movement. Are things finally poised to change for the 99%?
SSDs and Understanding Storage Performance Metrics
In the first of a three-part series, Howard Marks describes how storage system throughput is a bad indicator of performance and how SSDs can vastly improve performance, even for entry-level storage systems.
VDI Snake Oil Check
You won't lose your shirt on a desktop virtualization initiative, but don't expect it to be easy to implement or free of unforeseen complications.
Rackspace Open Cloud Takes on Amazon AWS
The vendor rolls out three Open Cloud offerings--Cloud Servers, Control Panel and Cloud Databases--based on the OpenStack cloud project. Can Rackspace turn OpenStack into the de facto standard? What does Open Cloud have that AWS doesn't? Find out.