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When it comes to uptime, not all cloud providers are created equal

Cloud uptime is critical today, but vendor-provided data can be confusing. Here's an analysis of how AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure compare.

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The 10 most powerful companies in enterprise networking

Here's our rundown of what makes these 10 network-gear vendors the biggest power players within the enterprise.

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Server shipments to pick up in the second half of 2019

Server sales slowed in anticipation of the new Intel Xeon processors, but they are expected to start up again before the end of the year.

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Some IT pros say they have too much data

IT professionals have too many data sources to count, and they spend a huge amount of time wrestling that data into usable condition, a survey from Ivanti finds.

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Cisco boosts SD-WAN with multicloud-to-branch access system

Cisco's SD-WAN Cloud onRamp for CoLocation can tie branch offices to private data centers in regional corporate headquarters via colocation facilities for shorter, faster, possibly more secure connections.

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Dell EMC launches GPU-loaded machine learning server

Dell EMC unveiled a high-end machine learning server for the data center that has four, eight, or even 10 Nvidia Tesla V100 GPUs for processing power.

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How to staff the hybrid cloud

IT leaders share their advice for getting network and infrastructure teams ready for hybrid cloud environments.

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Revolutionary data compression technique could slash compute costs

A new form of data compression, called Zippads, will create faster computer programs that could drastically lower the costs of computing.

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Cisco issues critical security warning for Nexus data-center switches

Cisco released 40 security advisories around Nexus switches, Firepower firewalls and more

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Dell enters the on-premises, pay-as-you-go business with VMware’s help

Dell EMC has an alliance with VMware to offer Dell EMC hardware on-premises without having to buy it outright.

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Yet another killer cloud quarter puts pressure on data centers

Continued strong growth from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform signals even more enterprises are moving to cloud computing.

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Vapor IO provides direct, high-speed connections from the edge to AWS

Edge computing startup Vapor IO now offers a direct connection between its edge containers to Amazon Web Services (AWS) via a high-speed fiber network link.

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Dell EMC and Cisco renew converged infrastructure alliance

Dell EMC and Cisco renewed their agreement to collaborate on converged infrastructure (CI) products for a few more years even though the momentum is elsewhere.

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How data storage will shift to blockchain

Move over cloud and traditional in-house enterprise data center storage, distributed storage based on blockchain may be arriving imminently.

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Gartner: IT spending to drop due to falling equipment prices

For once, the trends are in the favor of customers as IT equipment gets cheaper.

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How and where to use serverless computing

Serverless computing is designed to automate infrastructure provisioning and eliminate the burden of server management.

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Intel follows AMD’s lead (again) into single-socket Xeon servers

Intel's new U series of processors are aimed at the low-end market where one processor is good enough.

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Most data center workers happy with their jobs -- despite the heavy demands

An Informa Engage and Data Center Knowledge survey finds data center workers are content with their jobs, so much so they would encourage their children to go into that line of work.

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Startup MemVerge combines DRAM and Optane into massive memory pool

MemVerge software combines regular DRAM with Intel’s Optane DIMM persistent memory into a single clustered storage pool that doesn't require any changes to applications.

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How to deal with backup when you switch to hyperconverged infrastructure

Vendors of hyperconverged infrastructure provide options for making it easier to backup data on-site, in the cloud or both, but which is best?

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