Data Center

A data center is an owned or rented physical location in which computing infrastructure assets are housed, managed and secured for the purpose of storing applications and data for computing operations. Many corporate data centers are privately owned and operated; some other organizations “colocate,” maintain and operate their owned equipment in a secured third party facility shared with other customers. Commercial data centers also offer managed services to operate and maintain customer equipment.


FeatureInvestments in cloud computing will continue aggressively in 2017, but many organizations will opt for multi-cloud environments in their data centers.
Which big data companies generate the most revenues? Wikibon analyzed the players based on sales from hardware, software and related IT services.
NewsIBM currently operates two U.K. data centers. The four announced Tuesday come on top of a previous commitment from 2014 in which the company said it would spend $1.2 billion on 15 such facilities.
The end of the year always brings predictions for what we can expect in the year ahead. DriveScale’s chief scientist Tom Lyon looks into the crystal ball for his thoughts on what’s in store for hyperconverged systems and the data center.
Gartner Group’s Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing has identified 19 top firms for this critical work. In part one we introduced the Leaders and Niche Players. Today we focus on the Challengers and Visionaries.
NewsAllianz Risk Transfer AG’s Bloom Wind Project in Kansas and Black Hills Corp.’s Happy Jack and Silver Sage wind farms in Wyoming will provide all of the power needed by a data center in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Which are the top companies to handle your data center needs? Gartner Group’s Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing has identified 19 top firms. Today we focus on the Leaders and Niche Players.
NewsIn its sixth annual Global Cloud Index report, Cisco said cloud traffic is expected to rise 3.7-fold, up from 3.9 zettabytes (ZB) per year in 2015 to 14.1 ZB per year by 2020.
NewsThe Gartner predictions broke IT spending down into five categories. Data center systems took the middle spot, at 2.0 growth in 2017.
Gartner Group used the setting of its Symposium ITxpo in Orlando this week to release its predictions for 2017, and beyond. First up were the top 10 information technology trends we can expect to see overall.
Which are the top companies for integrated systems? Gartner Group’s recently-published its Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems set out to find those answers. In part one of this slideshow series, we looked at those companies named as Leaders and Challengers. Today we examine the companies named to the Visionaries and Niche Players quadrants.
Gartner Group has recently published its Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems, looking at the top vendor companies based on a number of criteria. In part one of this slideshow series, we look at those companies named as Leaders and Challengers.
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