Data Center Index

Augmented Reality, Driverless Cars and Smarter Drones
By David Needle | Data Center Article Published on April 27, 2016
Truly driverless cars are still emerging tech, but advances in mapping and data collection promise to improve the driving experience in the nearer term.
OpenStack Summit: What Will be the LAMP of the Cloud?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published on April 26, 2016
OpenStack is only one component used by organizations as part of a broader deployment stack.
Software-Defined Data Center Gains Ground in 2016
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on April 25, 2016
CIOs are warming up to software-defined data center approaches, leading to increased adoption this year, according to a new study from HyTrust.
VR Hardware Market to Reach $2.3 Billion in 2016
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on April 22, 2016
Vendors will ship 10 million virtual- and augmented-reality devices this year, according to a new forecast from IDC.
Microsoft Nipping at Salesforce's Heels in Enterprise SaaS Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on April 18, 2016
Watch your back Salesforce: Microsoft's SaaS software portfolio is growing by leaps and bounds, according to Strategy Research.
Employees Prefer Apple in the Enterprise
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on April 15, 2016
Given a choice, employees will pick up an iPhone, iPad or Mac to get their jobs done.
IoT to Cover 100 Billion Connected Devices by 2025
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on April 13, 2016
The Internet of Things is poised for massive growth, according to Huawei's 2016 Global Connectivity Index.
Cloud IT Infrastructure Spending to Reach $38.2 Billion in 2016
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on April 11, 2016
Demand for non-cloud IT hardware slackens as businesses increasingly turn to the cloud for their technology needs.
Rackspace Expands Private OpenStack Cloud Options
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published on April 08, 2016
New service brings hardware, software and services to enterprises and their data centers.
Enterprises Tap the Brakes on IT Spending in 2016
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on April 08, 2016
A new forecast from Gartner predicts that lower spending device and communications spending will drag the market into a decline, although not as far as in 2015.
Chip Sales Fell 2.3% in 2015
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on April 05, 2016
Gartner's snapshot of the semiconductor industry reveals that the world's chipmakers experienced a dip in sales last year.
Containers Are Entering the Mainstream
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on March 30, 2016
The majority of enterprises are already using or currently evaluating using containers and microservices, according to a new survey from NGINX.
Oracle Squeezes Its Public Cloud into Private Data Centers
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on March 24, 2016
Beginning with Oracle Cloud Machine, the company's new suite of IT offerings delivers public cloud services behind a customer's firewall.
Managed Services Provider: How to Choose the Best
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on March 22, 2016
Not all cloud managed services providers are created equal. Let this be your shopping guide for picking the best managed services provider.
HPE Leads Cloud Infrastructure Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on March 21, 2016
HP Enterprise (HPE) is the cloud technology provider to beat but Cisco is right on its tail, according to a new report from Synergy Research Group.
IoT-Enabled Connected Retail Market to Reach $53 Billion by 2022
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on March 16, 2016
Retailers will pounce on Internet of Things technology solutions to engage today's tech-forward consumers, according to a new forecast from Grand View Research.
Compliance in the Cloud
By Guest Author | Data Center Article Published on March 14, 2016
Compliance in the cloud raises numerous questions: Responsibility for protecting this data resides with the business, the cloud backup vendor and the cloud owner, but most chiefly it's the business's responsibility.
67% of Enterprises Are Spending More on Software-Defined Infrastructure in 2016
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on March 11, 2016
This year, most businesses will increase their investments in technologies that bring them one step closer to the software-defined data center, according to 451 Research.
HP Enterprise Leads Growing Server Market: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on March 10, 2016
Year-over-year worldwide server sales grew by 5.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015 as businesses upgraded their systems and cloud providers added more capacity.
Cisco Leads Growing Collaboration Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on March 08, 2016
New data from Synergy Research finds that Cisco reigns supreme in the enterprise collaboration market, but upstarts are nibbling at its heels.