Data Centers At Risk

Large companies have been utilizing private clouds for the past half-decade as a way to safeguard their data and still take advantage of outsourcing economics. Using that approach, the data center has become an in-house service provider with its own P&L, which is why there has been such a push to improve efficiency well beyond the server consolidation that was made possible with virtualization.... » read more

Rethinking Big Iron

By Ann Steffora Mutschler One size does not fit all when it comes to the server market, and that may be the best option for low-power processor makers to gain a toehold in a world that until now has been almost laser-focused on performance. Even higher-performance versions of low-power processing architectures are starting to show up inside of datacenters. Many are application-specific ... » read more