Tips for Data Center Cost Savings
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published June 01, 2011
Data centers are inherently expensive, making it all the more important to seek greater efficiency.
Tags: data storage management, data center, Servers & Services, energy conservation, data center facilities management
Microsoft Reorgs Server and Tools Business
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published May 04, 2011
The company quietly began a major reorg of its tools and servers organization as it works to hone its focus on developers.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, Azure, Servers & Services, reorganization
10 Virtual Machine Techniques to Boost Efficiency
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published April 27, 2011
These VM tweaks can lessen downtime and boost the productivity of your IT infrastructure.
Tags: virtualization, Servers & Services, hardware, VM, hosted IT
Ballmer Says 23-year Veteran Muglia to Go
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published January 10, 2011
The Microsoft senior executive in charge of servers and cloud computing at the software giant is on his way out, according to an e-mail from the company's CEO.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, enterprise software, Servers & Services, Ballmer
Should Servers Be Rebooted?
By Scott Alan Miller | Article Published October 20, 2010
Should servers should be routinely rebooted, or allowed to run for as long as possible to achieve maximum uptime?
Tags: datacenter, Servers & Services, hardware, servers
Turbulence in the Server Software World
By Paul Rubens | Article Published September 22, 2010
The potential changes at Novell are just some of the ups and downs in the server software sector.
Tags: Red Hat, Servers & Services, VMware, Novell Server, server software
Boosting Your RAID Controller's Storage Performance
By Henry Newman | Article Published August 24, 2010
You don't need hire professional service vendors to improve your RAID controllers.
Tags: data storage, data storage management, Servers & Services, RAID, RAID Controller
Letting Go of Windows Server 2003
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published August 24, 2010
With Windows Server 2003 having passed its mainstream support date, what is the next best option?
Tags: Microsoft, Windows Server 2008 R2, Servers & Services, Windows Server, Windows Server 2003
HP Posts Solid 3Q Results As Post-Hurd Era Begins
By David Needle | Article Published August 19, 2010
Servers and PCs came in especially strong as the computer giant faces its next challenge -- finding a new CEO.
Tags: earnings, Servers & Services, HP, PC sales, Hurd
Tips on Buying HP Servers
By Drew Robb | Article Published August 16, 2010
HP is focused on systems management, specifically providing single pane management for heterogenous infrastructures.
Tags: Servers & Services, HP, servers, system management, HPC Server 2008
How to Choose a Non-x86 Blade Server?
By Drew Robb | Article Published June 25, 2010
While are are not as many non-x86 blade server options, the choices still require some background to make the most cost effective choice.
Tags: blade, blade servers, Servers & Services, x86 servers, blade virtualization
Datacenter Chic: How Small is Yours?
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published May 28, 2010
Instead of boasting about massive technical infrastructure, the trend is toward a leaner, more cost efficient datacenter. The buzzword is...minimal.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, IT manager, datacenter, Servers & Services
Dell Beats Expectations on Storage, Services Strength
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published May 20, 2010
With enterprise buying coming back and particular strength in EqualLogic and its new services arm, the company handily beats expectations.
Tags: earnings, Dell, Servers & Services, EqualLogic, Storage
HP Sees Leap in Servers, International Business
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published May 18, 2010
An across-the-board rise in sales, both products and services, helped the company beat Wall Street projections for the quarter.
Tags: services, earnings, Servers & Services, HP, systems management
Protecting Server Security from Internal Threats
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published May 14, 2010
Sure, hackers and network-based malware threatens your computing infrastructure, but server security faces a far more insidious threat.
Tags: security, cybersecurity, Servers & Services, servers, network security
Microsoft Uses 'Free' To Challenge Open Source
By Paul Rubens | Article Published April 14, 2010
Microsoft's decision to issue free versions of its products at various levels suggests that it's well aware of the competitive threat posed by free open source software.
Tags: Linux, Microsoft, Servers & Services, Office, beta
Cloud Computing's Environmental Question
By Amy Newman | Article Published April 09, 2010
It is clear that virtualization reduces a company's carbon footprint, yet a new report suggests that cloud computing actually increases environmental load.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, Servers & Services, carbon footprint, virtualization companies