Infrastructure


Enterprise Private Cloud Leader VMware Chased by OpenStack

Research shows VMware, Amazon AWS lead in private, public arenas.

EMC Combines Benefits of Public and Private Clouds

Hybrid Cloud solution and Elastic Cloud Storage Appliance announced.

CloudGenix Targets Enterprise WANs with Software-Defined Networking

Startup announces $9 million in funding and plan to apply SDN technology to networks serving distributed locations.

IBM to Power Up SoftLayer Cloud Service

Details emerge on the Power architecture IBM plan to use to beef up the cloud service it acquired last year.

Latest OpenStack Cloud Service Release Aimed at Enterprise Workloads

Primary new featues include tighter platform integration, single sign-on support, discoverability and the capability for rolling upgrades.

Cisco Betting $1 Billion on the Cloud

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.

IBM Goes Big on Big Data at IOD

Not surprisingly, big-data-a-la-Big-Blue has a distinctly dollars-and-cents flavor to it.



Moving to the Cloud: Adoption, Impact, and What's Next

We examine the risks, challenges, and benefits of the cloud and where the technology is headed.

How Load-Adaptive Computing Optimizes Energy Use to Improve Your Bottom Line

"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.

Minimize Energy Costs by Following the Moon

Exploiting the lower costs of energy during the night can help your data center cut its energy costs.

ClearPath: Unisys' Shining Star?

Strong demand for its ClearPath mainframe platform helped boost Unisys' profits in Q2.

Q&A: IT Automation's New Directions

The evolution of IT automation, how the technology has changed, where it is today, and where it's headed.

Q&A: Mainframe Migration Up Close

Hardware migrations can be tricky. We discuss the keys to Kansas City Southern Railway's migration from mainframe to Linux.

Improve New App Implementation Using Your Old Environment

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.

IBM Expands Its PureSystems Pitch

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.

IT Not Yet Sold on BYOD

Most shops don't yet sanction bring-your-own-device, but it's likely they will in the long term.

Q&A: Preventing Downtime

It's not enough to respond to downtime; what's needed is a new mindset that focuses on preventing downtime.

Analysis: Behind Dell's Shopping Spree

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?

XBRL and Enterprise Standards

How standards are driving organization value and how they benefit IT.

New Studies, Products Demonstrate Cloud's Strong Growth

Cloud computing isn't just "with us" -- it's here to stay, and IT spending on cloud services is expected to explode.