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.


newsA wireless penetration test of data centers operated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has identified vulnerabilities in network security controls.
blogCisco's declared intention to further invest in key priority areas such as security, IoT, collaboration, next generation data center and cloud, do not come as a great surprise.
FeatureToday’s businesses must reinvent their content with digital assets that align with trends in their industries, that are accessible by evolving technologies, and meet customer expectations, all at a record pace.
BlogCompanies want to be able to expand their data centers according to individual needs and timetables – customization in this regard is key to staying ahead of the curve, and the demand.
When it comes to the top paying job markets for database administrators, the most important factors are location, location, location. Job site Indeed has just released its report “Where are the Highest Paying Tech Jobs in the US?” which looks at best salary offers adjusted for the cost of living. Here are the top 15 markets for database administrators.
NewsWhile Intel’s Xeon processors dominate in data centers, they’re not built for the unique workloads of artificial intelligence calculations, according to Gartner Inc. analyst Martin Reynolds.
FeatureThat high demand for water has some investors concerned, especially in places where natural water resources are becoming ever more precious, like tech-heavy California.
There are plenty of data and security-related certifications in the top wage-earners this year. According to the new report, “15 Top-Paying Certifications for 2016” from Global Knowledge, here are the 15 that will earn you top dollar, or cost you the most to pay out.
BlogCloud providers like CenturyLink, IBM, Oracle, Rackspace, and Salesforce already run from UK data centers. Hosting and co-location companies like Digital Realty and Equinix operate multiple UK locations.
NewsSpending worldwide on IT is flat for 2016, totaling $3.41, according to Gartner, Inc. This is actually up from last quarter’s forecast, which pegged the worldwide market at 0.5 percent negative growth.
NewsAmazon.com Inc.’s cloud computing division remains "committed" to opening a London data center by early next year, even after the British public’s vote for the U.K. to leave the EU.
Big data skills continue to be among the most rewarding investments for technologists, and most expensive to pay for to IT leaders, according to the newly released “IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index” by Foote Partners. Here are the skills and certification trends that will have the most impact.
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