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Data Backup: Virtual vs. Conventional
By Christine Taylor | Data Center Article Published on September 09, 2014
A comparison of virtual backup and conventional backup, including a survey of vendors and a list of key questions to ask.
Dell Goes Full Steam Ahead on Software-Defined Storage
By David Hill | Data Center Article Published on August 27, 2014
As SDDC gains momentum, Dell is working full time to earn market share.
Is Big Data as a Service in Your Future?
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on August 26, 2014
The latest trend in on-demand service is big data analytics – but what exactly is it?
VMworld Brings New VMware OpenStack, Docker, and Hardware Technologies
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published on August 25, 2014
VMware kicks off VMworld with a long list of announcement touching nearing every aspect of its business.
Optimizing Virtualization for the Hybrid Cloud
By Christine Taylor | Data Center Article Published on August 22, 2014
Virtualization is essential to the data center, yet this core technology must be expanded to optimize for hybrid cloud.
HP Grows PC Business on Windows XP Refresh
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published on August 21, 2014
Who says the PC is dead? HP reports third quarter 2014 earnings with a surprising uptick in the PC business unit.
IBM-Lenovo x86 Server Deal Gets U.S. Government OK
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on August 19, 2014
The sale of IBM's x86 server business to Lenovo takes a major step closer to completion.
Rackspace Grows Managed Cloud Business
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published on August 12, 2014
Though its own future is uncertain, Rackspace execs see continues opportunity even as Amazon and Google lower pricing.
IBM Envisions a Brainy Internet of Things with New Chip
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on August 08, 2014
Inspired by the human brain, Big Blue's latest chip could lead to a new breed of devices that make better sense of the world around them.
Businesses Warming to IoT Sensors: PwC
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on August 07, 2014
A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers indicates that demand for "Internet of Business Things" sensors is growing, particularly in Asia.
Flash Storage: Choosing the Best
By Christine Taylor | Data Center Article Published on August 06, 2014
Flash storage is making big inroads in the enterprise -- but which type of flash works best for your data center?
IBM Results Show Continued Hardware Challenges for Big Blue
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published on July 18, 2014
IBM reports second quarter 2014 revenue of $24.4 billion, once again showing hardware declines.
Intel's Results: PC Market, Internet of Things, New Chips
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published on July 16, 2014
Intel reports second quarter 2014 revenue of $13.8 billion, with results that reflect larger trends in the tech marketplace.
VMware's Bill Fathers: AWS, Containers, Hybrid Cloud
By James Maguire | Data Center Article Published on July 11, 2014
The VMware cloud computing executive addressed key issues facing the virtualization leader.
eNovance Aims to Solve OpenStack Cloud Business Use-Cases[VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published on July 09, 2014
The co-founder of a French cloud vendor recently acquired by Red Hat details the strategy behind his business.
Puppet Labs Banks $40M for IT Automation
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on June 19, 2014
The software maker raises millions to streamline DevOps and help cut data center administrators a break.
6 Trends That Could Change IT Forever
By Rob Enderle | Data Center Article Published on June 11, 2014
Even in an industry known for massive disruption, these trends are having a huge impact.
Hadoop Makes a Big Data Splash
By Jeff Vance | Data Center Article Published on June 03, 2014
The rapid growth of Big Data adoption is driving corresponding growth in Hadoop.
How Vertical Markets will Drive Big Data
By David Linthicum | Data Center Article Published on June 02, 2014
Big Data grows at different rates in each vertical industry because Big Data delivers different values for each vertical.
HP Sees PC Growth as it Trims Workforce
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published on May 23, 2014
As part of a massive restructuring, HP announces new layoffs during its second quarter fiscal 2014 earnings call, yet points to light at the end of the tunnel.