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?
From powerful mainframes to small smartphones, it was a year filled with change and challenges, contradiction and contrast for enterprise IT.
The 2010 history books will show that many of the developments in storage have been driven by economics rather than pure innovation. Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, takes a look back at the significant storage news of 2010.
When does migrating off the mainframe make sense, and should MIPS be the measurement standard we use?
What will the next-generation data center look like, what role will virtualization play, and what key issues must you deal with now to meet tomorrow’s challenges?
The benefits and drawbacks of software-as-a-service, plus tips for choosing a SaaS provider.