We examine the connection between business continuity and disaster recovery, explore what business impact analysis is and who's involved, and the tools available for this analysis.
Dealing with multiple job schedulers can be a challenge. We explore the problems, how IT goes about solving them (and how to avoid the typical mistakes), and the solutions available.
Enterprise IT organizations are no longer forced to choose expensive, proprietary storage solutions to run their most important applications.
With its new Converged Infrastructure pitch, HP wants to be all things to all enterprises. How is it different from Adaptive Enterprise, HP's previous program?
Microsoft's decision to drop support for Intel's Itanium chip was anticlimactic. Nevertheless, it's the kind of non-event Itanium fans couldn't have envisioned a decade ago.
No single solution can prevent all security risks in a virtualized data center, but automation can help.
What is infrastructure-as-a-service and how can you maximize its benefits?
IT chiefs are increasingly deploying blades in strategic roles. In addition, blades -- more than any other server kit -- have emerged as hotbeds of virtualization.
Cost containment efforts have forced many enterprises to look at the true cost of their system. Ironically, oftentimes the preferred alternative is one first touted almost two decades ago.
What's hype and what's fact, how you can judge green savings, and how industries and government are getting involved in green IT.
Though mainframe sales may be down, commodity server sales are strong.
Four reasons IT executives charged with business continuity planning, risk management, and disaster recovery must consider their employees and operations heavily in their plans.
The recent POWER7 launch hints at what Big Iron aficionados can expect from System z11, particularly about performance and energy efficiency.
Oracle's post-Sun announcements harkened back to the heyday of single-stack computing: the IBM Corp. of the 1960s.
A two-part approach can help IT comply with SLAs to satisfy end users.
Mainframe and high-end server fortunes took a beating in 2009. An industry veteran says 2010 is shaping up to be an improvement.
From the Sun/Oracle acquisition to radical changes in the server market, it's been a topsy-turvy year in IT. We take a look at the highlights.
In the age of virtualization and cloud computing, administrators need a holistic approach.
IT must balance the need for reducing costs while keeping data secure, meeting compliance requirements, and improving services to business users.
Green IT is no fad. Paying attention to how resources are used to deliver information services in an energy-efficient, environmentally, and economically-friendly manner to boost efficiency and productivity is here to stay.