Author Archives: Lisa Huff

The Battle for the Converged Data Center Network

Now that Cisco seems to be making headway with its UCS offering, many best-in-breed suppliers are changing their strategies to combine networking, computing, storage and even software elements. Here’s an overview of data center equipment suppliers and their convergence strategies. Read More

Market Overview: Carrier Ethernet Exchanges

A number of leading data center providers are investing in specialized exchanges to support Carrier Ethernet services. Here’s a look at the players in the Carrier Ethernet Exchange business, and an overview of this emerging market. Read More

Healthcare: A Hot Market for Data Center Vendors

While custom mega-data centers make headlines, smaller facilities being built to support vertical markets are taking more standard approaches and present much larger markets for data center equipment and components suppliers. One of these is the healthcare industry. Read More