Primary new featues include tighter platform integration, single sign-on support, discoverability and the capability for rolling upgrades.
Networking and hardware giant Cisco Systems Inc. this week announced it was investing $1 billion to expand its cloud business by developing an "intercloud" -- a network of clouds.
Not surprisingly, big-data-a-la-Big-Blue has a distinctly dollars-and-cents flavor to it.
We examine the risks, challenges, and benefits of the cloud and where the technology is headed.
"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.
The evolution of IT automation, how the technology has changed, where it is today, and where it's headed.
Strong demand for its ClearPath mainframe platform helped boost Unisys' profits in Q2.
Hardware migrations can be tricky. We discuss the keys to Kansas City Southern Railway's migration from mainframe to Linux.
By proactively managing new technology implementations and fully understanding the old IT environment, your organization can meet end-user expectations faster while managing the overall impact to your network.
If IT's too costly, that's because it's too labor-intensive. IBM positions PureSystems as a focused effort to cut -- if not slash -- these labor costs.
Most shops don't yet sanction bring-your-own-device, but it's likely they will in the long term.
It's not enough to respond to downtime; what's needed is a new mindset that focuses on preventing downtime.
This month, Dell pulled the trigger on two significant acquisitions. What's behind Dell's acquisition moves, and why does at least one of them seem like a no-brainer?
How standards are driving organization value and how they benefit IT.
A new intelligent cloud network between data center and cloud is needed for efficient workload mobility.
Cloud computing isn't just "with us" -- it's here to stay, and IT spending on cloud services is expected to explode.
When it comes to IT infrastructure, having a lot of muscle is good, but making intelligent use of all that muscle is even better. When it comes to internal clouds, a brain is key.
New servers deliver real-time power data, but it’s difficult to uncover.
During 2011, data centers became more virtualized in a migration to cloud-based architectures, which began to reveal previously-hidden problems with power. In 2012 this trend will continue and even accelerate, further elevating the importance of power for IT.