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  • SDN Adoption Puts DevOps Pros in High Demand

    The shift toward network automation and virtualization offered by Software Defined Networks will increase demand for DevOps professionals. If you have both technical expertise and business acumen, you may soon have new IT career options.

    Written by Sharon Florentine17 Oct. 13 13:17
  • How to Beat Storage Bottlenecks in a Flash

    When a data visualization and analysis software provider found that its backend storage was slowing down its developers, it resisted the urge to add capacity. Instead, it turned to a software solution that scales storage performance using virtualization.

    Written by Sharon Florentine10 Oct. 13 13:25
  • 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
  • CSC: The Cloud's quiet whiz kid

    When most people who track the industry think of the Cloud computing market, big names like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google, Rackspace, Verizon Terremark and others come to mind. HP, Joyent, IBM and Dell even. But Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)?

    Written by Brandon Butler03 Oct. 13 18:15
  • Why RMS Built Its Cloud Environment in Iceland

    While Iceland has long been touted as an ideal spot for a data center, companies have been slow to take advantages of its climate, renewable energy and government incentives. Risk Management Solutions, though, jumped at the chance to put its new cloud environment on the Nordic island.

    Written by Brian Eastwood27 Sept. 13 13:40
  • 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
  • Where do SDNs fit in the datacentre?

    As CIOs try to make sense of the hype surrounding software-defined networks (SDNs) and their potential in data centers, some experts and vendors say IT leaders are looking for answers in all the wrong places.

    Written by Sharon Florentine17 Sept. 13 16:39
  • 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
  • How Intel plans to destroy the legacy datacentre

    These days, and with the help of Cisco and EMC, Intel is dipping its toes into the networking and storage ends of the enterprise technology pool. Add this to Intel's server expertise and the data center of the future may be at hand.

    Written by Rob Enderle26 July 13 15:53
  • How to build a private cloud

    A private Cloud looks and acts like a public Cloud, giving your corporation all the speed, agility and cost savings promised by Cloud technology, only it's single-tenant, and that tenant is you, right? Well, that's the goal, but it's not quite the reality yet for most enterprises.

    Written by Christine Burns03 June 13 11:17
  • 5 tips for avoiding private cloud failures

    According to Piston Cloud Computing's CTO, the rate at which his customer's pilot projects turn into production private clouds is pretty typical of most OpenStack-based providers – and it's pretty low.

    Written by Christine Burns03 June 13 11:17
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