The inexorable migration to flash-based enterprise storage continues. Following on the heels of IBM's new solutions announced a couple weeks ago, Dell Inc. yesterday introduced its own all-flash and hybrid flash offerings.
"Unprecedented speed" is the key ingredient in IBM's new flash storage solutions, designed for the new world of intelligent, cloud-based business apps.
Avaya is filling out its two-month-old software-defined networking (SDN) architecture with new Ethernet switches.
HP announced it will be adding Open Network Switches to its portfolio, reflecting an industry migration away from proprietary, locked-in networking solutions and toward software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV) and associated new technologies.
This week Facebook Inc. unveiled the "6 pack" -- a new "open hardware," modular network switch, which the company is calling the first of its kind.
With a smaller piece of the market pie for everyone, consequences for Cisco are "particularly dire."
To generate interest in its enterprise-class Watson supercomputer platform now being offered as a service, IBM is encouraging mobile app developers to harness its "cognitive computing" power in a developer challenge contest.
NetApp recently announced unified, scale-out storage systems designed to let enterprises manage and control data via one storage and data management platform.
What are the Next Big Things data center managers are watching?
This year saw more ups than downs, at least for mainframe boosters.
Three key metrics can help you manage your data center’s power use.
During 2012, data centers became more virtualized in a migration to cloud-based architectures, and power consumption became a key consideration for IT departments. In 2013, these trends will accelerate, further elevating the importance of power for IT.
Data center personnel desperately need a more granular view into the data center that encompasses all aspects of performance.
Although the zEnterprise EC12 probably won't match the record-breaking performance of its predecessor, it should provide a big boost to Big Blue's bottom line.
Not surprisingly, big-data-a-la-Big-Blue has a distinctly dollars-and-cents flavor to it.
Your business continuity plan must focus on three elements: people, infrastructure, and processes.
Shops with large mainframe investments tend to double down on Big Iron; small shops, on the other hand, are trying to wean off of them. Call it a case of expansion versus austerity.
"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.
Faced with rising energy costs, IT is looking for greener alternatives. Could Iceland play a leading role?