Data Center Index

Will Google Cloud Catch Up?
By James Maguire | Data Center Article Published on March 21, 2017
An underdog in the cloud, Google is pouring resources into its cloud platform and focusing on attracting enterprise customers. Will it ever be a cloud leader?
Open Source and Cloud Computing: Friends or Foes?
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on March 13, 2017
Today's cloud runs on open source software, and many open source companies rely on the cloud to monetize their offerings. But is the situation really a win-win?
Cloud Floats High over 'Rocky' IT Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on March 09, 2017
IDC predicts some ups and downs over the next year and a half, but the cloud will rise above it all.
Gordon the Robot Serves Me Coffee
By James Maguire | Data Center Article Published on March 06, 2017
A visit to San Francisco's first robot coffee shop. Are we humans ready for this?
How Serverless Computing is Changing the Cloud
By Datamation.com Staff | Data Center Article Published on February 27, 2017
The term serverless is a misnomer but the concept is influential in cloud computing – and growing in popularity.
Digital Transformation to Drive $1.2 Trillion in Tech Spending This Year
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on February 24, 2017
It's a good time to be an IT vendor as enterprises rush to adopt modern business processes and work styles, suggests IDC's latest forecast.
13 Companies Leading the Way with Containers
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on February 22, 2017
These vendors are developing key containerization tools and integrating open source container technology into their products and services.
Serverless Computing: AWS vs. Azure
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on February 16, 2017
Both Amazon and Microsoft have function as a service offerings. Which serverless solution you should choose depends on several factors.
AI and Robotics Trends: Experts Predict
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on February 14, 2017
AI and robotics experts forecast trends in the workforce, retail, security and other sectors.
Digital Transformation at Financial Firms and Manufacturers Lifts IT Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on February 09, 2017
The digital transformation efforts of banks and factories will help IT vendors generate nearly $2.65 trillion by 2020, predicts IDC.
Business Leaders are Bullish on AI
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on February 08, 2017
Over the next three years, most executives are planning to invest in AI, changing the way their workers and customers interact with technology, Accenture finds.
Artificial Intelligence: When Will the Robots Rebel?
By James Maguire | Data Center Article Published on February 03, 2017
As Artificial Intelligence surges forward, how will it change our lives? A comprehensive look at AI's future with comments from top scientists and developers.
Microsoft, Google and IBM Cloud Growth Eclipses Smaller Players
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on February 03, 2017
When cloud giants compete, it's the smaller providers that suffer, finds Synergy Research.
Where AI and Robotics are Headed in 2017
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on January 31, 2017
Big advances in AI and robotics are expected in the years ahead, say experts.
Digital Transformation Bogged Down by Fighting Fires
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on January 31, 2017
A study from Dimension Data and IDC finds that digital transformation takes a back seat to resolving issues at many IT departments.
Artificial Intelligence: Can Business Improve As The Singularity Unfolds?
By Susan Nunziata | Data Center Article Published on January 24, 2017
Artificial Intelligence is ushering in exciting new capabilities in the enterprise. Will we humans properly manage our robot colleagues?
Chip Market to Rise More Than 7% in 2017
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on January 23, 2017
Increased demand for pricier memory chips and the ever-growing Internet of Things will help push the semiconductor market past $364 billion this year, says Gartner.
AI Adoption Set to Take Off in the Enterprise
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on January 20, 2017
Businesses may be bullish about putting artificial intelligence technologies to work but ethical concerns are putting a damper on things, finds a new study from Infosys.
Retailers Taking the Slow Road to Digital Transformation
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on January 19, 2017
By dragging their feet on digital transformation, retailers are failing to achieve their full sales potential.
Cloud IT Spending to Edge Out Traditional Data Centers by 2020
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on January 17, 2017
Spending on cloud infrastructure market is catching up to the market for traditional data center solutions, finds IDC.