January 14, 2014 12:39 PM
A number of breakthroughs in server and storage designs have made containerized datacenters highly energy efficient.
January 13, 2014 12:01 PM
As part of my project comparing IaaS services, I tested HP Public Cloud and looked at how HP's service compared with those from other IaaS providers. Here's what I found.
January 06, 2014 02:07 PM
As part of my project comparing IaaS services, I tested SoftLayer, an IBM company. I also compared SoftLayer to other IaaS providers. Here are my findings.
December 10, 2013 09:00 AM
As part of my project comparing IaaS services, I tested Windows Azure Virtual Machines and also compared Azure to AWS and Google Compute Engine. Here are the results.
December 03, 2013 12:26 PM
IBM is emphasizing software-defined storage and the importance of storage integration with networking, virtualization, big data, and the cloud.
November 14, 2013 01:04 PM
Do we need anti-harassment policies to protect women and other minorities in IT? Unfortunately, yes. But the most successful STEM women are those who ignore their detractors and risk being labeled a "bitch," confronting challenges head-on.
November 11, 2013 02:15 PM
At either a football stadium or corporate office, WLAN administrators run into similar challenges, such as complex environments and deflecting nuisance devices.
October 24, 2013 03:41 PM
Get ready for a new generation of more powerful microservers with better performance and memory.
October 21, 2013 12:13 PM
Network and security engineers will be sidelined if they don't understand where network virtualization is going, and why they need to go with it.
October 16, 2013 03:40 PM
I conducted my own benchmarking project to compare IaaS cloud providers and their services. I tested Amazon Web Services first, and here are the results.
October 14, 2013 11:49 AM
To address the lack of performance comparisons between IaaS cloud providers and their services, I created my own benchmarking project. Here's how I'm testing instance types across major IaaS providers such as AWS.
September 25, 2013 01:25 PM
Did the iOS 7 update crash your network? Instead of whining about it, use it as a call to action.
September 10, 2013 11:37 AM
Western Digital's $685 million acquisition of PCIe flash specialist Virident lets it compete with flash giants such as Intel/Micron and Samsung. But where was Seagate in all this?
August 30, 2013 12:31 PM
VMworld panel exposes a rift between innovative startups focused on cloud, mobile and social technologies and old IT that clings to its data centers and self-managed applications.
August 23, 2013 11:01 AM
Expect 31 flavors of "software-defined" at VMworld as VMware updates its SDDC vision and promotes software abstractions and tools at every layer of the data center.
August 15, 2013 05:20 PM
A recent survey shows that efficiency is no longer a major priority for data center operators. Meanwhile, public cloud and DCIM software are on the rise.
August 02, 2013 05:16 PM
Taking a software and data-driven approach can help reduce costs and maintain availability as IT becomes more complex. Here's a look at Sanbolic, one of the companies in this emerging area.
July 24, 2013 10:45 AM
Intel released details for Atom SoCs designed to penetrate all areas of data center infrastructure, from micro servers to storage systems and network devices.
July 08, 2013 01:47 PM
Most SSL traffic doesn't use PFS, opening it up to possible decryption, according to Internet security firm.
June 24, 2013 03:02 PM
Western Digital announced that its HGST subsidiary will acquire solid state disk manufacturer sTec for $340 million. It's a clear signal the SSD market is ready to consolidate.
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