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.
When it comes to high-end data warehousing, Microsoft isn't promising something it can't deliver: it's been shipping a special release of its SQL Server 2008 R2 database since November of last year.
Introducing the "Total Architect" and the benefits this position can bring to your enterprise.
Architecture changes and technologies are emerging that enable IT professionals to provide solid infrastructures, eliminate downtime, and deliver applications with consistently high availability.
After all, if your company doesn't know what data center components waste energy, how can you change it?