Multicloud management tools promise to bring order, control and insight to disparate environments.
Stories by John Edwards
Persistent memory – also known as storage class memory – has tantalized data center operators for many years. A new technology promises the key to success.
By delivering high speed and low latency storage over a network fabric, NVMe over Fabrics promises to take demanding applications to a new level of performance. Here's what you need to know.
Even the cloud has its limits. In certain situations a traditional data center is the best place to host one or more applications.
Emerging network technologies such as SDN, SD-WAN and intent-based networking promise to improve service and streamline operations, but don't let the transition process throw a wrench into existing activities.
5G wireless network technology is set to boost the bandwidth, capacity and reliability of cellular broadband. Are you ready to leave your 4G world behind?
Enterprises planning to adopt hyper-converged infrastructure can select from two main approaches: hardware or software.
Pushing harder isn't necessarily the pathway to achieving stellar results. From monitoring for burnout to leveraging the latest management techniques, here’s how to keep your IT team humming.
The cloud offers a wide range of tangible business benefits, but don't let these common blunders cast a shadow on your company's success.
Responding to a cyber security incident has its own unique objectives and requires its own recovery plan.
When John Campbell talks about Purdue University's soon-to-be implemented modular data center, he can hardly hide his enthusiasm.
Glenn Phillips, president of Pelham, Ala.-based Forté, says that the dedicated Windows workstations his company sells to hospital emergency room administrators must not only be secure, but absolutely tamperproof as well. After all, lives depend on the machines' flawless operation.
In an IT world full of elusive goals, there's probably no target as slippery and generally elusive as server uptime.
Joe Latrell, IT manager and lead programmer for GetMyHomesValue.com, a real estate data services company in Lancaster, Pa., knows that it's all too easy for even a knowledgeable and experienced IT veteran to make mistakes while managing a complex server-consolidation project. "You have to think about everything," he says. "It can be a minefield."
Tom Gonzales is planning to shrink his company's data center footprint from 45 feet by 15 feet to a mere 12 feet by 12 feet -- and he couldn't be happier. "We're using more space than we need," he says. "We're going to return some of that to the company."