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?
Organizations must be cautious to ensure they can manage their embedded devices as their population grows.
Two years on, CA's Mainframe 2.0 is bearing fruit, with provocative new product offerings and a host of new mainframe-oriented services.
A look at the key challenges DBAs may face with virtualization, plus best practices to address them.
The benefits and drawbacks of software-as-a-service, plus tips for choosing a SaaS provider.
Treat energy with the same care and attention that your other data center assets receive.
The benefits and best practices of using tape discovery.
What was Intel thinking? Was a vision of a hyper-connected future -- powered by hyper-secure embedded microprocessors -- a big factor?
How to ensure security is part of the cloud adoption strategy.
Planning for a merger or acquisition can be tricky, but it's a bullet that most CIOs will have to bite.
Microsoft plans to make a splash by announcing new 2010 products on Wednesday, but IT organizations should check the fine print.
Enterprise IT organizations are no longer forced to choose expensive, proprietary storage solutions to run their most important applications.
What is infrastructure-as-a-service and how can you maximize its benefits?
Offshore/outsourcing firms in Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand might lack the resources of Indian heavyweights such as Tata or WiPro, but they aren't sitting still.
When faced with the building an ad network, traditional systems couldn’t satisfy the requirements. The secret: distributed systems.
A new survey finds that IT organizations are thinking strategically about the implications of "going green."