Business Value of Blade Infrastructures

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The modern data center environment is evolving to support more users, more data and a lot more services. As the data center becomes an integral part of any organization, the focus becomes efficiency and a reduction in management overhead. Read More

Siemens Brings Clarity to Crowded DCIM Market

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Datacenter Clarity LC is SIemens’ foray into the world of DCIM, a suite that combines management and facilities management functions. The company has thrown its muscle into this, touting an already existing broad portfolio of data center solutions and a track record of global performance. Read More

CommScope Acquires iTRACS in DCIM Deal

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Consolidation was to be expected in a crowded DCIM field, and CommScope has struck in a big way, acquiring iTRACS Corporation, a provider of enterprise-class data center infrastructure management (DCIM) technology. Read More

Guide to Optimizing Your Data Center’s Efficiency

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Evolving from server closets to multi-million dollar facilities, the modern data center incorporates a number of innovations that contribute to its effective and efficient operation. Facility and IT infrastructure must be agile and keep pace with the business, while maintaining mission-critical distinction. Read More

eBay’s DSE: One Dashboard to Rule Them All?

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Has eBay developed one dashboard to rule them all? The company took a major step closer to the holy grail of a unified data center productivity metric, unveiling a methodology called Digital Service Efficiency (DSE) at  The Green Grid Forum 2013 in Santa Clara, Calif. Read More

ScaleBase SQL Software Gets a Sequel

Database scalability software provider ScaleBase announced version 2.0 of its Data Traffic Manager software. Version 2.0 of the Data Traffic Manager software is a major upgrade, and gives application providers with a robust way to virtualize their databases. Read More