Author Archives: Colleen Miller

About Colleen Miller

Colleen Miller is a journalist and social media specialist. She has more than two decades of writing and editing experience, with her most recent work dedicated to the online space. Colleen covers the data center industry, including topics such as modular, cloud and storage/big data.

Mirantis Gets $10M to Ramp Up its OpenStack Play

Latest gold member of OpenStack Foundation is information protection company Symantec

With the growth of the cloud OS OpenStack, systems integrator Mirantis acquired $10 million in funding from Dell Ventures, Intel Capital and WestSummit Capital to accelerate its OpenStack expertise and bring more of its knowledge to service providers, enterprises and organizations deploying OpenStack. Read More

DataChambers Renovates New NC Facility

North Carolina-based information technology firm, DataChambers is renovating a 50,000 square-foot Research Triangle facility that will become its latest high-availability data center. The space is slated for completion this spring. Read More

Best of Industry Perspectives 2012: Storage


For data center managers and teams, there was much discussion of storage this year. Our Industry Perspectives columnists offered multiple thoughts on many aspects of storage. Here’s our Top picks of storage columns for 2012, from thought leaders from IBM, Dell, ExaGrid, Western Digital, QLogic and others.. Read More

Best of Industry Perspectives 2012: Cloud Computing


2012 marked the year that “cloud” went mainstream with rising consumer awareness of cloud. While IT professionals may have been thinking cloud and planning for it for a few years, this year really marked a shift into action. This round-up of the year’s best cloud-related columns offers sound advice from industry thought leaders from Intel, Savvis, ViaWest and many others. Read More