Integrating OpenStack within your existing data network takes some careful planning, but there are plenty of tools to help.
SN blogs: This week, analysts discuss how to prepare your network infrastructure to handle big data, the cost benefits of 3-D printing and what it means to have a hyper-converged network.
There are lots of technical approaches to sifting applications out of the sand pile of network traffic, but when you get down to the details, the best solutions all do it the same way: with deep packet inspection, writes Patrick Hubbard.
No mechanical refrigeration or dehumidification. No war between IT and facilities. Hear how Facebook's choices yield a PUE consistently below 1.10.
Find judging criteria and category descriptions here for the 2014 Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards.
Did you miss what happened at Dell, IBM and other major tech vendors so far in 2014? Here are the top five data center news stories to keep you in the loop.
Database technology is soaring into its next evolution and heading to the cloud. What impact, if any, will it have on big data and Hadoop?
Cloud monitoring can collect a range of performance data, but a crucial piece of the puzzle, networking, often falls short. A third-party network monitoring tool is essential to keep your cloud running up to par.
Windows Azure carries a reputation of being difficult to manage, but with Microsoft and third parties stepping up with several management tools, it can be difficult to sort through your options.