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.
Cloud computing isn't just "with us" -- it's here to stay, and IT spending on cloud services is expected to explode.
A new intelligent cloud network between data center and cloud is needed for efficient workload mobility.
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.
Think VPN makes for secure data access and transfer? Think again.
A new push by partners Cisco and Citrix might encourage IT organizations to take a serious look at desktop virtualization.
How to avoid the most common and costly mistakes businesses make when integrating legacy systems with cloud apps.
The use of proprietary mainframe servers continues to decline -- for everybody but IBM. System z, in fact, is doing just fine. The rest of the mainframe field? Not so much.
Application performance must be evaluated by looking at what your end users experience, not just what dashboards tell you is going on.
Remember all the talk about runaway data center electricity consumption? As it turns out, it might have been overblown -- perhaps even alarmist.
With all the emphasis on cloud computing, applications must overcome browser-related performance issues.
Are vADCs a wholesale replacements for pADCs? Can't these application delivery controllers co-exist?
What are SOAP and REST? What do these Web services have in common and where is each best used? We take a closer look.
Two and a half years on, CA says it has substantially delivered on its Mainframe 2.0 vision.
Hardware solutions are costly and time-consuming. Is it time you moved to a software solution?
Managed services help enterprises enjoy the benefits of best-of-breed equipment when deploying converged communications.
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.