Monday, May 10, 2021

Drew Robb

Drew Robb has been a full-time professional writer and editor for more than twenty years. He currently works freelance for a number of IT publications, including eSecurity Planet and CIO Insight. He is also the editor-in-chief of an international engineering magazine.

Data Center Case Study: Efficiency and Consolidation

Cutting energy costs is the dream of every data center manager. Drew Robb reports on one facility's efforts to achieve lower cost per kilowatt hour. APC (now owned...

Supercomputers Getting Faster – At Faster Rate

The list of the world's top supercomputers reveals what data transfer and storage technologies are leading the way toward greater speed. Drew Robb reports. My laptop didn't make...

Selecting an IBM Power Systems Server

Where is IBM taking its Power Systems server line in the years ahead? The company has invested $3.2 billion in Power7 systems over the past few years....

Cutting Data Storage Costs: 10 Tips

The cost of data storage is seen by many companies as a necessary evil -- it produces no revenue yet it's a non-optional expense. Drew Robb details...

Tips on Selecting an IBM System z Mainframe

By the end of 2010, IBM will deliver the zBX with support for IBM POWER7 blades running AIX. The mainframe vendor is also debuting the IBM Smart...

Private Cloud Computing Deployment at a National Lab

The real world experience of building a private cloud computing set-up shows the potential gains of this type of deployment. Drew Rob spoke with an IT manager...

Oracle OpenWorld: Top Ten Trends

Among the many developments -- potential and real -- from this year's Oracle OpenWorld, could the database giant be preparing to take on VMware? Drew Robb reports...

Will Open Source Vyatta Challenge Cisco?

Open source is moving into the networking sector, yet observers scoff at the notion that Cisco is threatened. However, open source player Vyatta has grown dramatically recently....

WMworld 2010: 10 Key Points

As this year's VMworld fades into memory, Drew Robb reports on the industry confab's key points. in short: storage was a very, very big deal. VMware's VMworld conference...

VMworld: Storage is Critical to Cloud Computing

For Cloud Computing articles, visit Internet.com's new Cloud Computing portal. As this year's VMworld illustrates, interest in virtualization continues to grow at a breathless rate. Drew Robb...

What’s Better, Deduplication or Data Compression?

Cuba Gooding Junior certainly did a fine job in the movie "Jerry McGuire." Tom Cruise gave one of the best performances of his career in that same...

Tips on Buying HP Servers

HP recently took the lead in server salesfrom IBM, although there is very little in it. That leap ahead may well be the result of a very...

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