Data Center Index

Cloud to Help IT and Business Services Market Surpass $1 Trillion Mark
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on November 20, 2017
Businesses hungry for cloud-enabled services are helping providers fill their coffers, according to IDC.
Linux Containers vs Virtual Machines
By Matt Hartley | Data Center Article Published on November 20, 2017
Among the many distinctions between containers and virtual machines is that one is used for applications and the other is designed for entire operating systems.
Finance Pros on the Fence About Blockchain and IoT
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on November 16, 2017
Despite the hype surrounding blockchain and the Internet of Things, not all finance professionals are sold on the transformational technologies.
Future of the Cloud Computing: All Hybrid Cloud
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on November 14, 2017
Hybrid cloud will grow dominant in the future, as pure play cloud will be as likely as a company with an all-on-premises strategy.
Has Cloud Computing Lived Up to the Hype?
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on November 13, 2017
Some of the analysts’ predictions about cloud computing came true — but some of the hype was way off.
Evolving Enterprise Mobility Management Market to Reach $2.2B by 2022
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on November 13, 2017
VMware AirWatch currently leads the EMM pack, but challengers are nipping at its heels.
Most Blockchain Projects Go Bust
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on November 10, 2017
Blockchain is one of the hottest trends in tech today but Deloitte discovers that most blockchain projects on GitHub fizzle out fast.
Serverless vs. Containers: How Serverless Will Win
By David Linthicum | Data Center Article Published on November 01, 2017
Serverless will dominate in cloud computing, but containers will impact the cloud as well.
Amazon Continues to Keep Its Fast-Growing Cloud Rivals at Bay
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on October 31, 2017
Despite big gains by the likes of Google, Microsoft and Alibaba, Amazon floats comfortably atop the cloud pile.
Artificial Intelligence and Logistics is Transforming Business
By Christine Taylor | Data Center Article Published on October 25, 2017
The emerging union of artificial intelligence and logistics affects a large array of related technologies, including supply chains, IoT, and self learning systems.
AI in the Cloud Boosts Cloud Performance
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on October 23, 2017
For most enterprises, cloud-based AI services offer the easiest route to piloting and deploying artificial intelligence technology.
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.