Cooling the Modern Data Center

June 9, 2014

The art of data center cooling is one of continuous improvement that has seen interesting innovation over the past 5 years or so. Even with improvements in the Read more…

A Handful of Giants: the Coming Cloud Cartels

February 7, 2012

A recent Forrester report predicts that by 2020 the vast cloud landscape will be under the control of a small number of companies. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Data Centers Consuming Less Power than Predicted

August 2, 2011

A new study that contradicts the influential EPA report about a doubling of data center energy consumption made waves this week. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Unlocking the Potential of HPC Cloud Computing

July 5, 2011

Arpit Joshipura from Force10 Networks describes <span style="color: black;">the requirements for cloud networking at the compute, network, and storage layers for HPC data centers and explores the concept of <span style="color: black;">an open cloud networking framework.</span></span> Read more…

By Arpit Joshipura

Cisco Lifts Lid on Containers

May 4, 2011

Cisco opened the doors on its datacenter-in-a-box offering, CDC, despite relatively low adoption of the mobile DC option. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

NSA Invests Big in HPC, Cloud Security

April 22, 2011

The National Security Agency (NSA) has released unclassified documents detailing a new supercomputing facility and a cybersecurity initiative focused on cloud security and mobility. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Public Cloud Outage Sparks Fresh Debate

April 21, 2011

Today's extensive outage at Amazon data centers on the East coast brought AWS some unwanted attention. Major websites and services ground to a halt, sparking a fresh round of questions about relying on clouds for mission or business-critical operations... Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Are Reports of Mainframe Death Greatly Exaggerated?

April 1, 2011

A new report released by a data center management organization indicates that mainframes are set to go the way of the dinosaur, in part due to cloud computing. However, some question whether or not this point is valid in their preduictions for the mainframe's cloudy future. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

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