Data Center Index

Microsoft Delves into Enterprise Collaboration
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on August 28, 2015
By focusing on teams and embracing mobility, Microsoft is evolving Office collaboration beyond Outlook inboxes.
Container Myths Debunked at OpenStack Silicon Valley
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published on August 28, 2015
Containers don't mean the end of the private cloud - or do they?
Big Data: What Role Could The FPGA Play?
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on August 25, 2015
When the x86 isn't ideal for Big Data, you may need a highly specialized option like the field-programmable gate array (FPGA) processor.
51 Open Source Tools for the Internet of Things
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on August 19, 2015
These open source software and hardware projects make it easy for hobbyists, startups and established companies to develop new IoT devices and applications.
Linuxcon: IBM Admits zOS is Still Better than Linux (for some things) [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published on August 19, 2015
While IBM is doubling-down on Linux for its mainframes, it isn't about to abandon its proprietary zOS anytime soon.
Business Demand to Lift AI Market to over $43 Billion by 2024: Tractica
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on August 19, 2015
Enterprises worldwide will pour billions of dollars into artificial intelligence solutions that enable them to make better sense of their data repositories.
Internet of Things Reaches Peak Hype: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on August 18, 2015
Reality is soon to set in for the Internet of Things as businesses start putting the buzz-worthy technology through its paces.
IoT: Time to Get on Board
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Data Center Article Published on August 17, 2015
A recent survey indicates that a majority of IoT initiatives are reaping substantial returns on investment.
Linuxcon: Open Source Peer Collaboration Could Save the Planet
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published on August 17, 2015
The founder of Zipcar discusses her model of how 'Peers Inc' is the way forward.
IoT Security Market to Reach Nearly $29 Billion by 2020
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on August 06, 2015
The future looks bright for IT security vendors, particularly those that use the cloud to shield Internet of Things data from prying eyes.
Spark: Lighting a Fire Under Hadoop
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on August 05, 2015
Spark enables radically faster Big Data processing than Hadoop, but it's still a work in progress.
ARM Acquires Sansa Security for Hacker-Resistant IoT
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on August 03, 2015
The mobile processor giant snaps up the Israeli security company to help safeguard IoT devices.
Hadoop and Big Data
By James Maguire | Data Center Article Published on July 30, 2015
Hadoop and Big Data are dramatically impacting business, yet the exact relationship between Hadoop and Big Data remains open to discussion.
15 Hadoop Vendors Leading the Big Data Market
By  Ken Hess | Data Center Article Published on July 29, 2015
These Hadoop vendors are shaping how Big Data is leveraged, offering a diverse array of costs and capabilities.
DreamHost CEO Details OpenStack Customer Use Cases [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published on July 27, 2015
Simon Anderson, CEO of DreamHost, discusses scenarios where OpenStack makes sense for his customers, even when multiple other hosting options are available.
The Flexible Datacenter: Adapative Backup and Recovery
By Christine Taylor | Data Center Article Published on July 21, 2015
Flexible data protection enables IT to protect key investments as a company scales and dynamically improves its infrastructure.
Enterprises Taking a Calculated Approach to the Internet of Things: Red Hat
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on July 17, 2015
Businesses are "deliberate" in their IoT strategy, finds a survey from Red Hat and TechValidate.
Cloud Costs Drop Faster for Hagglers: 451 Research
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on July 16, 2015
Want lower prices from cloud providers? Businesses that negotiate their rates in advance get bigger discounts.
Hadoop and Big Data: Still the Big Dog
By Christine Taylor | Data Center Article Published on July 14, 2015
Hadoop's diverse architecture enables it to hold a top spot in Big Data deployments.
Avast Eyes Enterprise Mobility Market with Remotium Buy
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on July 09, 2015
The antimalware company seeks to provide secure and private access to enterprise applications on smartphones, tablets and PCs by snapping up the mobile virtualization.