The server operating system is the engine behind the applications running on the server. Whether you choose Windows Server 2008 R2, Ubuntu server or a proprietary Unix server, it's important to know what's under the hood. Keep up with the latest news and trends, and find some tips to give your server a tune-up, here.
| Server-reviews Article Published November 25, 2013
There's more to consider when purchasing new server infrastructure than simply the hardware. Make sure you do a little homework on the management side of the equation before your next server purchase.
| Server-trends Article Published October 14, 2013
Does Nirvanix's abrupt demise spell the end of public cloud storage services?
| Server-news Article Published September 25, 2013
HP takes a new approach to managing converged infrastructure.
| Server-trends Article Published September 19, 2013
The war for control of the enterprise network of tomorrow is about to begin, and when it does it's going to get dirty because it's a war no one can afford to lose.
| Server-trends Article Published September 10, 2013
The VMware User Group president shares valuable insight on how automation and convergence can help enterprises optimize virtualization in their data centers.
| Server-news Article Published August 28, 2013
The companies continue their partnership in delivering on a shared commitment to create more efficient and cost-effective software-defined data centers.
| Server-trends Article Published August 14, 2013
A closer look at the emerging trends and technologies that are helping reshape the traditionally stodgy, static data center into a more efficient, highly capable software-defined beast.
| Server-trends Article Published August 1, 2013
With the topic of software-defined data centers front and center among CIOs, where do SDDCs currently stand and what can we expect from them in the near future?
| Server-news Article Published June 27, 2013
Software-Defined Infrastructure comes of age in the latest release of Puppet Enterprise.
| Server-news Article Published May 15, 2013
A new compute cluster for the Red Hat-sponsored Fedora Project gives ARM processors bragging rights over Intel.
| Server-trends Article Published March 11, 2013
A recent report from Nasuni ranks public cloud storage providers, but a closer look at one of their top picks highlights the pros and the cons of cloud storage right now.
| Server-news Article Published February 21, 2013
The Cisco/EMC/VMware joint venture puts out new data center system bundles and introduces a management paradigm for systems management.
| Server-news Article Published January 9, 2013
Launching a private cloud can put you on the road to a streamlined, efficient and flexible IT infrastructure. Avoid potential pitfalls and learn how to make the most of your private cloud with these five tips.
| Server-tutorials Article Published August 10, 2012
While many Amazon Web Services are region specific, fortunately there are several workarounds for running EC2 instances in different zones.
| Server-news Article Published April 17, 2012
The company's xStream platform is billed as a versatile solution for complex, large-scale deployments, offering support for public, private and hybrid clouds.
| Server-trends Article Published January 17, 2012
Data protection firm touts a unified approach for a variety of enterprise platforms, server and storage configurations.
| Server-news Article Published January 10, 2012
Seeking to reduce the time required to deploy load balancing for enterprise applications, Kemp Technologies has updated its LoadMaster firmware to support pre-configured application templates.
| Server-trends Article Published January 5, 2012
With 10 Gig servers taking over the market, the volume of data traversing WANs continues to proliferate. Infineta has an answer that doesn't require more bandwidth.
| Server-tutorials Article Published December 12, 2011
Assistants are no longer just for execs. With a virtual assistant, you can hand off repetitive tasks and focus on the work that matters. Fancy Hands and Amazon's Mechanical Turk are two examples of affordable assistants, each effective at meeting a different set of needs.
| Server-trends Article Published November 13, 2011
The weakest link in IT organizations is often the help desk. Shift that label to another group with great software.
| Server-news Article Published November 2, 2011
New ARM system on a chip announced that includes an 80 Gigabit fabric switch.
| Server-news Article Published November 1, 2011
For data center managers who want the benefits of SAN-based business continuity software without the risks of disruption, virtualization vendor DataCore claims to have a solution.
| Server-news Article Published October 31, 2011
Multi-language and enterprise features debut in latest entrant in the Platform-as-a-Service space.
| Server-trends Article Published October 30, 2011
If you're considering moving some or all of your data to the cloud, here are 10 ways to make it happen.
| Server-trends Article Published October 19, 2011
The four-year-old startup insists that the rise of virtual computing demands new virtual storage architecture.
| Server-reviews Article Published October 18, 2011
These 10 BlackBerry smartphones apps make monitoring, connecting, transferring and managing your servers a snap.
| Server-trends Article Published September 28, 2011
VMware's data center management tools too high for your organization. The out-of-the-box cloud management and automation solutions from Cloupia offer provisioning, dynamic resource allocation, discovery and monitoring, metering and chargeback, analytics, orchestration, a self-service catalog and more.
| Server-trends Article Published September 22, 2011
Armed with a suite of low-cost management and monitoring tools, firm seeks to free up IT managers for more strategic pursuits.
| Server-reviews Article Published September 21, 2011
Managing your data center from your smart phone is no longer fantasy. Server admins will find a wide selection of Windows Phone 7 apps to monitor, manage and administer as well as perform a variety of server-related tasks.
| Sreviews Article Published July 28, 2011
Find out the 10 best iOS-powered apps for server monitoring, transferring files
and administering your data center from your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.
| News Article Published July 27, 2011
Dell set to offer commercial support for OpenStack Cloud solution and announces new open source Crowbar for installation.
| Trends Article Published July 20, 2011
Firm touts its server monitoring tool as an easy-to-use solution to push out performance metrics and alerts ahead of critical events.
| Sreviews Article Published July 14, 2011
Need remote monitoring and management for servers in you data center? Android's got (many) an app for that.
| News Article Published July 14, 2011
Linux-powered appliance provides server and asset management capabilities.
| Trends Article Published July 5, 2011
Startup firm's software makes enterprise flash available as a server-tier computing resource.
| Trends Article Published April 27, 2011
Common knowledge says anything mission-critical must remain in the data center because cloud security is inferior to data center security. However, greater economies of scale, continuous auditing and other factors indicate that this may in fact be a popular misconception.
| News Article Published March 22, 2011
Microsoft shows off new and updated tools to meld public and private cloud management at its annual management summit.
| News Article Published March 16, 2011
Data center monitoring gets new analytics service for planning, provisioning and analysis.
| Trends Article Published March 10, 2011
When making your 2011 hardware purchases, leave room for a few key items you really require to make good service great.
| Trends Article Published January 20, 2011
These 8 apps deliver the agile service and support necessary to transform your iPad
from a nifty toy to a mission-critical data center tool.
| Hreviews Article Published January 2, 2011
With the recession officially over, many enterprises are ready to invest in their data centers once again. Caution is still in order, however, so assessing and deciding where to invest that slightly increased budget remains critical.
| Trends Article Published December 16, 2010
Whether you're a sys admin who needs physical access to a server in the data center or a business owner moving your data center to the cloud, it is important to meet the people who support and maintain your data center.
| Trends Article Published December 9, 2010
There are 10 forces driving you toward a more agile data center. May the forces be with you.
| Sreviews Article Published November 26, 2010
Using multiple data center management tools is not only annoying and troublesome, it's also expensive. But, those winds are changing--changing to those of the solar variety.
| Trends Article Published November 24, 2010
Got tools? Add these valuable and free server tools to your toolbox to make your computers, network and wallet very happy.
| Trends Article Published November 11, 2010
There is no magic bullet when it comes to finding performance bottlenecks, but knowing where to look for them enhances your aim.
| Career Article Published November 8, 2010
Datamation's 2011 IT Salary Guide is out. The lists salaries for various IT professionals, from software developers to IT systems administrators. Find out what you can expect to earn, should you decide to look for a new gig in the new year.