Are Server SANs The Future Or Just Hype?
An emerging software-defined storage technology is getting a lot of attention, but using direct-attached storage as a common storage pool isn't without complications.
What Is Hyper-Converged Storage?
Hyper-converged architectures consolidate and manage computing, networking, and storage resources via software so they can run on any vendor's server hardware.
Are You Soft Enough For IT?
IT pros must keep current with technology. But, perhaps more importantly, they need flexibility and adaptability to succeed in an industry faced with constant change.
Supersonic Disk Drive Is A Myth
The idea that disk drives haven't gotten faster than 15K RPM because it would mean disks would have to become supersonic isn't true. What's the real reason?
Ethernet: The Datacenter's Unifying Foundation
Ethernet, now the standard for datacenter connectivity, is undergoing constant innovation from the core to the edge across the network. It's important to understand where Ethernet development is heading.
No Holiday Respite For IT Pros
A survey of IT professionals shows that many will be on call this holiday season dealing with users' remote network access problems and other IT glitches.
Whiteboxes Are In Your Future
Open-source hardware is growing fast, and will soon penetrate enterprise storage. Here's why you'll see more inexpensive whiteboxes in 2014.
10 Great Google Apps Tips
Google continues to spiff up Gmail, Calendar, Docs, and other Google Apps. Take advantage of the improvements with these smart tips.
Private Cloud Adoptions On A Roll
Private clouds are moving rapidly from concept to production as fears about expertise and integration wane, according to our new survey.
The Thinning Of The Datacenter
Appliances that link on-premises systems to cloud resources will mean datacenters with less equipment – in smaller facilities.