To generate interest in its enterprise-class Watson supercomputer platform now being offered as a service, IBM is encouraging mobile app developers to harness its "cognitive computing" power in a developer challenge contest.
NetApp recently announced unified, scale-out storage systems designed to let enterprises manage and control data via one storage and data management platform.
This year saw more ups than downs, at least for mainframe boosters.
What are the Next Big Things data center managers are watching?
Three key metrics can help you manage your data center’s power use.
Data center personnel desperately need a more granular view into the data center that encompasses all aspects of performance.
During 2012, data centers became more virtualized in a migration to cloud-based architectures, and power consumption became a key consideration for IT departments. In 2013, these trends will accelerate, further elevating the importance of power for IT.
Although the zEnterprise EC12 probably won't match the record-breaking performance of its predecessor, it should provide a big boost to Big Blue's bottom line.
Not surprisingly, big-data-a-la-Big-Blue has a distinctly dollars-and-cents flavor to it.
Your business continuity plan must focus on three elements: people, infrastructure, and processes.
Shops with large mainframe investments tend to double down on Big Iron; small shops, on the other hand, are trying to wean off of them. Call it a case of expansion versus austerity.
Faced with rising energy costs, IT is looking for greener alternatives. Could Iceland play a leading role?
"Turn off computers at night" is a simplistic solution to saving energy. For a more efficient approach to lowering your energy costs, consider the benefits of load-adaptive computing technology.
Exploiting the lower costs of energy during the night can help your data center cut its energy costs.
Even though Big Blue’s revenues shrank, its earnings increased last quarter.
Benefits, challenges, and best practices for incorporating a modular data center into your environment.
Co-location facilities, mirrored data, hot-standby servers -- data center managers are doing all they can to avoid the debilitating effects of power outages. Or are they?
Data centers growth has IT looking for alternatives. Is moving our processing and storage chores to the cloud a solution, or does it just shift the problem somewhere else?
Load balancers play a vital role in any organization where productivity must remain high. Here are five reasons you need to put a load balancer to work in your environment.