To help data center managers understand how best to employ new energy metrics and tools, we examine five ways to optimize use of available space, cooling capacity, and power.
When it comes to high-end data warehousing, Microsoft isn't promising something it can't deliver: it's been shipping a special release of its SQL Server 2008 R2 database since November of last year.
If you’re moving to private clouds, keep these considerations in mind as you plan your migration.
Will Enterprise 2020 be hosting a substantial portion of its workloads on GPUs or on other non-traditional architectures?
Architecture changes and technologies are emerging that enable IT professionals to provide solid infrastructures, eliminate downtime, and deliver applications with consistently high availability.
High-density zones strike a balance between the power and cooling requirements of different kinds of data center assets. The rub, of course, is that they'll cost you.
Load balancing helps provide high access on report-card day.
After all, if your company doesn't know what data center components waste energy, how can you change it?
IBM rides System z to server-market bragging rights and CA tees up $1 million in mainframe-related training.
IBM still hasn't made good on the most intriguing aspect of its zBX vision -- an extension to the x64 world.
System z is back! Sales surged by almost 70 percent during z Enterprise's first quarter of availability, while MIPS capacity increased by almost 60 percent.
Realizing the potential benefits for large-scale service deployments presents difficult challenges. We discuss these opportunities and challenges and recommend solutions.
IT shops don't perceive any single vendor as being more efficient than its competitors.
Service provisioning using cloud computing poses challenges for the data center. What’s needed is a multi-core, heterogeneous architecture.
Hewlett-Packard Co. launches portfolio of private cloud services, hardware and software and announces plans to jump into public cloud hosting.
With the rising costs of energy and increasing pressure on organizations to be more "green," implementing a DCIM and/or DPO solution is inevitable.
Contract lifecycle management solutions can provide greater insight and control over contractual obligations; helping companies to manage risks and increase profits.
What’s the most reliable server operating platform of them all? If you answered z/OS, you’re right. The rest of the tally might surprise you, however.
Two years on, CA's Mainframe 2.0 is bearing fruit, with provocative new product offerings and a host of new mainframe-oriented services.
It was a busy year for IT professionals in 2010. What did network administrators learn this year, and how will these lessons affect the top enterprise trends in 2011?