Enterprise Desktop PCs & Servers Infrastructure News, Advice, & Analysis - InformationWeek
IoT
IoT
Infrastructure // PC & Servers
News & Commentary
Containers May Work With, Or In Place Of, Private Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
OpenStack is presented as a good container management environment; what if container managers can manage the infrastructure as well?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/20/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
IT Budget Staying The Same? Here’s What To Do Differently In 2017
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
If your IT budget is staying flat, there are techniques for getting more bang from the same bucks in a new age of IT.
By Don Jones, director of curriculum, Pluralsight , 2/15/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Private Cloud Merits 2nd Look As Container Environment
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Jonathan Bryce, executive director of the OpenStack Foundation, says Project Zun gives enterprise IT a new reason to reconsider OpenStack for private clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/14/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Deloitte: These Emerging Technologies Will Play Critical Roles
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Deloitte Consulting cites seven emerging technologies as critical to the future of IT: dark analytics, mixed reality and blockchain included.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/13/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Ponemon: Doubt Dogs IT On Security Tools, Spending
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Ponemon Institute shows how IT security staffs want better technology tools and better skill sets to ward off invasive threats.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/10/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Disaster Recovery In The Cloud: Key Considerations
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
The cloud offers many backup options for enterprises. Here are some factors to weigh.
By Lori MacVittie , 2/9/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
It's Still 'Intel Inside', But Now Intel's Inside The Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Intel re-architects x86 toward the needs of the cloud, builds in management features for large scale server power savings.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/1/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Nokia: Don't Be Too Quick To Dismiss Private Cloud Savings
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Nokia's total cost of ownership study finds most enterprises can save 25% of data center costs by converting it to private cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/25/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Deep-Seated Container Vulnerability Found, Corrected
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Researchers at SUSE and Docker turned up a previously unknown vulnerability in container operations and issued a patch.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/23/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Private Cloud In Retreat, Public Cloud To Fore: Report
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Our '2017 State of Cloud' report finds private cloud losing its viability and hybrid cloud operations too complex; public cloud use advancing.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/19/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Bain: Is Container Use Optional? Probably Not
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Containers are less an option and more an essential technology for achieving the agile company needed to survive in the digital economy.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/17/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Digital Workspaces Winning Acceptance Through Flexibility, Security
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
VMware survey shows digital workspace users gaining enterprise agility through greater mobile workforce activity, added business initiative.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/17/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Why You Need To Embrace DevOps Differently
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Before you jump into DevOps understand what problems you are trying to solve, and whether you need to make a complete commitment to all of the elements or just specific aspects.
By Sebastian Velez, Director at the Center of Excellence at PSL , 1/13/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
451 Research: Containers A $2.7 Billion Market By 2020
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
451 Research sees containers filling a more prominent role in the cloud technologies market by 2020; the container ecosystem growing fast.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/12/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Killing 'Zombies' Achieves Greatest Gain In Data Center Efficiency
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Uptime Institute has estimated the gains from eliminating 'zombie' servers and implementing a data center management system versus doing nothing.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/29/2016
Comment2 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
At AWS, 'Enterprise Strategy' Consists Of Helping Migrations
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Head of Enterprise Strategy Stephen Orban describes how AWS will try to assist more enterprise workloads in a move to the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/21/2016
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
GPU Hardware Powers MapD Big Data Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
When it comes to clickstream data, server log analysis or machine learning, there's a likely GPU-based system in IT's future.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/21/2016
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Brooks Brothers In Style As It Moves To Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
With operations depending on SAP HANA, Brooks Brothers management wanted a minimum of downtime in its move to AWS cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/13/2016
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
IT Headed For Fundamental Changes, SIM Survey Shows
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IT organization budgets look happy and positive on the surface, but there's less money for maintenance and more for cloud and software development. The signs point to tumultuous times ahead.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/8/2016
Comment3 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
AWS Smooths Developers' Path To Cloud, Enterprise To Follow?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon Web Services is filling the gaps in its software development/deployment process in a bid to attract enterprise developers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/6/2016
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
More Stories
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
To learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
2017 State of the Cloud Report
As the use of public cloud becomes a given, IT leaders must navigate the transition and advocate for management tools or architectures that allow them to realize the benefits they seek. Download this report to explore the issues and how to best leverage the cloud moving forward.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of November 6, 2016. We'll be talking with the InformationWeek.com editors and correspondents who brought you the top stories of the week to get the "story behind the story."
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Flash Poll