Virtualisation is growing in popularity in the airline industry–40 percent of airlines questioned said they have already virtualized some of their infrastructure, while 85 percent plan to do so by 2013.
The good folks at the Uptime Institute estimate that datacenter CO2 emissions will quadruple between 2010 and 2020; also that annual global datacenter CO2 emissions are already on par with the CO2 emissions of the airline industry, or even entire countries. Maybe we should put datacenters in airplanes and keep all the CO2 flying around.
Epicor Express, a SaaS announced implementation of its recently revamped suite of cloud-based ERP applications designed specifically for manufacturing companies.
Government IT officials might be confused by what constitutes the cloud since definitions with similar services overlap.
It appears the adage that “The more things change, the more things stay the same” is not far off the mark. Distributed computing will be heretofore considered as the foundation from which the “newer” technologies of grids, fabrics, and clouds have naturally evolved.
Why the IT industry is infatuated with younger workers.
Some IT workers leaving field in wake of industry turmoil.
Will the computer industry lead us out of the economic wilderness?
Overall spending forecast to rise 8 percent.