No matter how top-of-the-line equipment or software is, it is only as good as the skills of the person behind it.
| 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 August 1, 2008
The 2008 IT Salary Guide lists salaries for many tech positions in the United States, broken down by both specialty and region.
| Hreviews Article Published April 24, 2008
Energy costs are fast eclipsing other expenses of running a data center. One way to reduce these costs is to trim power requirements. We offer some easy tips to do so.
| Trends Article Published November 29, 2007
Is automation a harbinger of doom for the data center professional? Not necessarily. Analysts predict jobs will be plentiful for those with current skill sets and an awareness of non-IT issues that impact the data center.
| Trends Article Published October 17, 2007
Like so much that is IT related, the lines between facilities management and data center administration are blurring. Clear communication is critical, if both organizations are to achieve their goals.
| Trends Article Published February 15, 2007
From Dell to University of Pennsylvania to Midwest ISO, power, server density and virtualization are the top-of-mind issues confronting data centers of all sizes and industries.
| Tutorials Article Published May 20, 2005
We wrap up our server skill set series with a look at
what you need to know to manage the hardware side of the
| Tutorials Article Published April 7, 2005
To be a system administrator usually means wearing many hats. To fill them requires a wide set of skills, some of which can be learned and some of which are inherent. We look at which are necessary when administering Unix systems.
| Tutorials Article Published March 23, 2005
The most direct path to success in the server room is knowledge, and the most quantitative way to prove your knowledge is through certification. We look at which certifications are must-haves for the up-and-coming Windows admin.
| Tutorials Article Published March 9, 2005
No matter how top notch your equipment or software is, it is only as good as the people behind it. Our newest series looks at the skills needed for a successful server room. We kick it off with an overview of what it takes to be a Web server or app server admin.