Enterprise data storage management
- August 10, 2007
Under some criticism that it isn't doing enough to get to the bottom of the data center efficiency problem, The Green Grid consortium laid out its three-pronged approach to tackling the issue.
- August 07, 2007
Initial reaction to a new EPA report calling for greater energy efficiency in the nation's data centers ranges from lukewarm to hostile. Some analysts say the Congress-mandated study doesn't go far enough, while others complain that it attacks the ...
- July 24, 2007
The $1.6 billion purchase of Opsware legitimizes HP in its quest for the Holy Grail of network management.
- July 12, 2007
Consultancy Gartner has "strong reservations" about the tangible results The Green Grid will produce and says the consortium is missing an opportunity to tackle broader environmental issues. But members cry foul.
- July 11, 2007
The Deloitte & Touche 2007 offshoring report finds a gulf between the "best and the rest." Size of operations matters. So does quality.
- May 22, 2007
Forrester Research gives some conversation starters for your next coffee klatch with the CEO.
- March 22, 2007
Dow is training an elite workforce in China that it fully expects to rise to the uppermost ranks of the company. The starting point is an IT center in Shanghai. But does it make sense? One analyst, at least, is skeptical.
- November 01, 2006
Electricity costs are driving EMC and HDS users to nudge their suppliers for heat meters and other diagnostics tools to measure the power consumption of storage arrays.
- October 26, 2006
The latest report from research firm TheInfoPro reveals file virtualization products are a hot commodity among the Fortune 1000, but many deployments are for one-time projects.
- October 19, 2006
Research shows that IT managers at small businesses rarely make decisions about technology spending or strategy. Instead, managers of other business units are calling the shots.
- October 12, 2006
Business process outsourcing is the fastest-growing segment of the outsourcing market -- and that spells trouble for CIOs.
- September 27, 2006
The speedy InfiniBand protocol has already gained popularity in some bleeding-edge storage systems; a new spec will now standardize connection to iSCSI storage.
- September 21, 2006
In a confused market, users say they are interested in continuous data protection -- but only for particular cases, and only in the busiest environments.
- September 20, 2006
HP's new All-in-One device lets users migrate data from a direct-attached Exchange server to network-attached storage in 10 steps. Experts say it could radically change storage for SMBs.
- September 14, 2006
IBM's T1120 and Sun's T10000 tape drives now perform hardware-based encryption at the drive level -- for those who can afford it.