Data Center Index

50 Leading SaaS companies
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on October 19, 2017
SaaS companies are leading the way in this new era of tech. Here’s a extensive survey of the SaaS companies that are shaping the market.
Cloud-First IT Strategies Are Uncommon
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on October 19, 2017
A European study from Nutanix and Quocirca finds that only 12 percent of IT leaders are subscribing to a cloud-first approach.
Windows 10 Refresh to Help Nudge PC Market Upward in 2018
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on October 17, 2017
Increasing business demand for newer Windows 10 devices will help vendors stem the persistent decline affecting the PC market next year, says Gartner.
How to Select a Public Cloud Provider
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on October 16, 2017
The best approach to selecting a public cloud vendor may be to find the best fit for individual workloads on a case-by-case basis.
Why Linux Works
By Matt Asay | Data Center Article Published on October 11, 2017
Amid the big cash and fierce corporate jockeying around Linux, it’s the developers who truly give the operating system its vitality.
Public Cloud Now Accounts for a Third of All IT Infrastructure Spending
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on October 09, 2017
Responsible for a third of all servers, data storage and Ethernet switching equipment sales, public cloud providers are reshaping the IT market, finds IDC.
Blockchain Becoming the Healthcare IT Cure
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on October 05, 2017
Healthcare IT professionals are increasingly looking to blockchain technology in hopes of preventing breaches and modernizing patient records, finds Black Book Market Research.
How Serverless Changes Cloud Computing
By David Linthicum | Data Center Article Published on October 02, 2017
Serverless streamlines the process of insuring that you allocate enough servers and storage to support your applications.
IoT and ERP are Strangers at Most Industrial Firms
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on October 02, 2017
Most industrial organizations in North America haven't effectively connected their IoT and ERP systems, stymieing their digital transformation efforts, finds a new survey from IFS.
Apple Named the Most Advanced Tech Company
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on September 29, 2017
In a cutthroat industry, the world's technology professionals crown Apple as the best.
Manufacturers and the Industrial IoT Disconnect
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on September 28, 2017
Although a majority of manufacturers are at least considering an industrial IoT pilot program, few have a clear business case for the technology finds a new study from Emerson.
Best Linux Distros for the Enterprise
By Matt Hartley | Data Center Article Published on September 27, 2017
The best Linux distros for the enterprise offer business users a remarkable level of functionality and scalability.
How Amazon Took (and Kept) the IaaS Crown
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on September 27, 2017
Amazon's reign over the infrastructure as a service market hinges on its ability to serve many masters, finds Gartner.
15 Top Cloud Managed Services Providers
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on September 26, 2017
These prominent managed cloud services providers play a key role in the growth of cloud computing.
SAP Reduces Big Data's Time to Value
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on September 26, 2017
With SAP Data Hub, the German business software maker wants to help businesses spend less time wrestling with Big Data and more time capitalizing on it.
How the Cloud is Complicating IT and Business
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Data Center Article Published on September 18, 2017
Some businesses are also discovering that today’s cloud services add a new layer of complexity to their existing IT environment rather than simplifying their situations.
Data Center Infrastructure Tops $30 Billion amid Public Cloud Boom
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on September 18, 2017
Public and private cloud operators are snapping up data center hardware and software as demand for their services ramp up.
Containers Use in Production Workloads Ticks Up Slowly
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on September 12, 2017
The buzz surrounding containers isn't translating into a flood of production deployments, finds the Cloud Foundry Foundation.
35 Blockchain Startups to Watch
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on August 24, 2017
Blockchain startups are enjoying great funding and excitement. Indeed, the hype for blockchain is matched only by the support for it.
Frenzied Deal Making Hits North American Data Center Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on August 03, 2017
The first half of 2017 set new records for data center M&A activity, according to a new report from JLL.