Data centers have never been more strategic. But growing demands, flat budgets, and emerging technologies have IT teams sweating. Discover six critical trends in making them run more efficiently and cost effectively -- only in our March 22 digital issue!
FEATURED BLOG Virtual Lab Managers Pave Path To Cloud By Charles Babcock I've tried to make this point before: The path to the cloud lies through the virtualization of your own data center infrastructure. The two things are intertwined. And just when I'm wondering how to get the point across again, along comes a "snapshot" from Voke Research to clinch the case.
ALSO SEE HTC EVO 4G Is The 'Super' Phone For Sprint By Eric Zeman Sprint and handset maker HTC have finally debuted the long-rumored WiMax-powered Android smartphone. It's called the EVO 4G. Think of it as an HD2 on steroids. Huge screen, fast processor, lots of sex appeal.
HTC Opens Online Store To Sell Its Goods By Eric Zeman
In what looks to be direct competition with Google, HTC has opened up a new online store in the U.S. What's for sale? Why its phones, of course. Too bad they all come with a contract attached.
Proceed Gradually With Fibre Channel Over Ethernet By George Crump
There has been some concern recently of Fibre Channel Over Ethernet's (FCoE's) readiness to be deployed as an IT infrastructure. While the technology will continue to develop, it should be suitable for many environments. No one should be suggesting that the move to FCoE is a total rip-and-replace, but more of a gradual move as the opportunity arises.
Skype For Verizon To Be Available March 25 By Eric Zeman
If you've been waiting for Verizon's Skype Mobile application to become available, your wait is nearly over. It will be free to download starting tomorrow, and works with some of the best-selling smartphones from Verizon.
Galaxy S Newest Android Handset From Samsung By Eric Zeman
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... No, actually, today, right here on Earth, Samsung announced its latest Android handset, the Galaxy S. The Galaxy S packs a four-inch AMOLED display and a 1GHz processor.
Databases at Risk -- and HOWTO Address Them
If your SAP, Oracle Financials, PeopleSoft or product design system were breached by cybercriminals with compromised superuser credentials -- would you know? Could you prove it to your auditors?
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Jeremy Schulman, founder of Schprockits, a network automation startup operating in stealth mode, joins us to explore whether networking professionals all need to learn programming in order to remain employed.
Research: 2014 State of the Data CenterOur latest survey shows growing demand, fixed budgets, and good reason why resellers and vendors must fight to remain relevant. One thing's for sure: The data center is poised for a wild ride, and no one wants to be left behind.
6 UC Trends to WatchInformationWeek’s 2014 Unified Communications Survey shows a revitalized market; 77% of 488 respondents have deployed UC or plan to within 24 months. Among those deploying or with plans, internal IT owns this tech: 40% will keep UC completely on premises vs. 3% going all cloud. For hybrid setups, 24% are primarily on premises vs. 17% mostly cloud.