Data Center Index

Why Docker is Like Chicken Nuggets and Waffle Cones
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published on June 24, 2016
Understanding what the container micro-services revolution is all about, summed up at Dockercon.
9 Best Practices for DevOps
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on June 23, 2016
DevOps best practices don’t just happen – it’s a cultivated strategy. Experts offer these best practices tips for enterprises adopting a DevOps approach.
Enterprises Are Wasting Little Time Transitioning to the Cloud
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on June 23, 2016
Many businesses expect the cloud to lift the majority of their IT burdens from their shoulders over the next few years, according to a new study from the Uptime Institute.
Most Enterprises to Mainstream Containers Within a Year
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on June 16, 2016
Nearly two thirds of organizations will use containers in production over the next year, finds a new study from the Cloud Foundry Foundation.
Enterprises Struggle with Managing Cloud Costs
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on June 15, 2016
While the vast majority of organizations are using the public cloud, new data from Dimensional Research and Cloud Cruiser indicates that relatively few have a handle on their cloud costs.
The Internet of Things: 7 Challenges
By Bruce Byfield | Data Center Article Published on June 15, 2016
IoT, along with its potential, poses concerns ranging from technical to social to environmental.
Artificial Intelligence Software: 45 AI Projects to Watch
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on June 13, 2016
Artificial intelligence software is on the rise: Many of the devices and services we use every day are powered by artificial intelligence – and AI software is getting smarter all the time.
HPE, Cisco and Microsoft Lead Cloud Infrastructure Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on June 09, 2016
The burgeoning cloud infrastructure market is dominated by some familiar IT companies, Synergy Research finds.
IoT Security Issues: How to Secure the Network
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on June 07, 2016
IoT security is a patchwork, even as countless devices getting added. Here are tips for securing your IoT deployment amid the challenges.
IoT Crowdfunding: Yes, Users Will Fund IoT
By Bruce Byfield | Data Center Article Published on June 02, 2016
Crowdfunding and IoT? Clearly -- crowdfunding, open source and small business is the ideal combination for innovations like the Internet of Things.
Cratering Cloud Prices a 'Red Herring': Report
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on May 27, 2016
While virtual machine costs are falling, prices for higher-value cloud services remain firmly affixed, finds a new report from 451 Research.
Dropbox Enterprise Mobility Management Support Hits iOS and Android
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on May 26, 2016
Enterprises can now more seamlessly incorporate Dropbox Enterprise into their mobile security and management strategies.
EMC Releases UniK Software for Cloud and IoT App Deployments
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on May 25, 2016
The open source software tool turns application code into lightweight bootable images called unikernels.
DevOps Tools: 20 Top Tools for Successful DevOps
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on May 23, 2016
DevOps tools go hand in hand with the best practices in software development – along with the necessary discipline.
Enterprises Stumble on Data Management
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on May 18, 2016
Data may be the lifeblood of business, but few organizations have the information governance technologies and policies in place to fully control and exploit it, according to a new report from Veritas.
IBM Touts Phase-Change Memory Breakthrough
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on May 17, 2016
Big Blue's scientists achieve a major new milestone in creating computer memory that straddles the line between DRAM and flash.
How Hybrid Cloud Storage Accelerates Cloud On-Ramping
By Christine Taylor | Data Center Article Published on May 17, 2016
Hybrid cloud storage offers companies elastic virtual storage services that can also enable adoption of other cloud-enabled IT solutions.
Virtual Reality vs. Augmented Reality: the False Debate
By David Needle | Data Center Article Published on May 12, 2016
Virtual reality is not in competition with augmented reality, according to the creator of the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Conference.
Salesforce Floats IoT Cloud on AWS
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on May 11, 2016
The cloud software giant is tapping Amazon's cloud for its upcoming Internet of Things service.
Virtual Reality for Business: 9 Key Use Cases
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on May 05, 2016
While virtual reality for business is still nascent, a pioneering crew of businesses is investing aggressively in virtual reality.