Data Center Index

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.
Oracle Spends over $1 Billion to Bolster Vertical Clouds
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on May 04, 2016
With two recent acquisitions, Oracle exhibits a renewed focus on industry verticals.
Augmented Reality: 8 Key Uses
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on May 04, 2016
Augmented reality use is trending upward with virtual reality, yet augmented reality use cases are very different.
Containers Used on over Half of New Apps in Production
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on May 03, 2016
Docker and other application container technologies are already having a major effect on how enterprises deliver and deploy new applications, according to a new survey from Shippable.
Hadoop: Can the Tortoise be a Hare?
By  Ken Hess | Data Center Article Published on May 03, 2016
Major companies have invested heavily in Hadoop, but this Big Data analytics platform has obvious limitations.
Cisco Pushes Forward with Open-Source Strategy [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published on May 02, 2016
Cisco sees many reasons to invest heavily in open source.
Cloud Market Crosses $7B in Quarterly Revenues
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on April 29, 2016
Q1 results are in and the cloud market, led by Amazon, keeps setting records.
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.