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  • One in three datacentre servers is a zombie

    A new study says that 30% of all physical servers in data centers are comatose, or are using energy but delivering no useful information. What's remarkable is that that percentage hasn't changed since 2008, when a separate study showed the same thing.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau20 June 15 02:36
  • Five network trends challenging the enterprise

    As cloud computing, big data and the deployment of mega-scale data centers accelerates, organizations need to continually recalibrate and evolve the network. This challenge has led to the development of new technologies and standards designed to increase and optimize network capacity, security and flexibility, all while keeping a lid on cost. Here are the top five trends as we see them:

    Written by By Nicholas Ilyadis08 June 15 20:35
  • The future of cybersecurity

    John-Paul Sikking, head of security at Cisco, says the GDP of some nations, including New Zealand, seems paltry compared to the cost of cybercrime. Enterprises – and their leaders all the way to the boardroom – need to be asking tough questions, and make everyone accountable for cybersecurity.

    Written by Divina Paredes30 April 15 06:00
  • Nadella wins over Gartner crowd

    ORLANDO -- Striding onstage with an air of confidence and purpose, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella scored high marks on both the style and substance of his keynote appearance today at the Garner ITExpo at the Walt Disney World Dolphin.

    Written by Neal Weinberg08 Oct. 14 05:10
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  • The top 10 supercomputers in the world, 20 years ago

    In 1995, the top-grossing film in the U.S. was Batman Forever. (Val Kilmer as Batman, Jim Carrey as the Riddler, Tommy Lee Jones as Two-Face. Yeah.) The L.A. Rams were moving back to St. Louis, and Michael Jordan was moving back to the Bulls. Violence was rife in the Balkans. The O.J. trial happened.

    Written by Jon Gold15 July 15 04:39
  • Why a Media Giant Sold Its Data Center and Headed to the Cloud

    Two weeks ago, venerable media company Condé Nast -- publisher of magazines like Vogue, The New Yorker and Wired -- decommissioned its Newark, Del. data center. The 67,200 square feet facility had already been sold and the deal closed. The 105-year-old company had gone all-in with the cloud.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud16 July 14 05:54
  • Gartner: The top 10 IT altering predictions for 2014

    Gartner analysts have whipped out their always interesting and sometimes controversial look at what the consultancy thinks will impact the IT arena in the near future.

    Written by Michael Cooney08 Oct. 13 19:57
  • Demand for Cloud Skills Still Outpaces Supply of Workers

    Cloud technology is a 'must-have' for organisations building out or replacing their data center architecture, but there's still a major cloud skills gap that's impeding faster adoption and growth

    Written by Sharon Florentine19 Sept. 13 20:13
  • Can anybody catch Amazon?

    It is quite a stretch for most cloud service providers to match the geographical reach of Amazon Web Services.

    Written by Christine Burns26 Aug. 13 11:05

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