VMware Rolls Out Mobile Data Center

VMware (VMW) is going on the road to showcase its virtualization technology. And it’s bringing all its equipment with it in a rolling mobile data center packed with gear from Cisco Systems, NetApp, Dell Xsigo and parent EMC Corp. Read More

Answers.com Colos With C7 Data Centers

Answers Corporation (ANSW) has signed a multi-year agreement for colocation services for its Answers.com web site with C7 Data Centers, Inc., a data center and managed services provider based in Lindon, Utah. Read More

Is BSM Ready For The Cloud?

Business service management (BSM) is a requirement for businesses taking to the cloud, but the offerings from management providers are at differing stages of maturity. Read More

How Cap & Trade May Impact the Data Center

Carbon emissions trading schemes are not specifically aimed at data centers, they will impact how data centers operate and the amount of energy used. As a result, data centers will need to implement mechanisms for monitoring, managing and reporting carbon emissions.
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Go Daddy Ad Drives Huge Traffic Spike

Data from Akamai shows an enormous spike in Internet traffic late in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s Super Bowl, and Go Daddy says the burst of traffic was tied to its ad spot during the two-minute warning. Read More

A Closer Look at CloudSwitch

CloudSwitch, a startup developing a software appliance to simplify the deployment of cloud computing applications, is starting to share more information about its offerng as it prepares for a public beta. Here’s a video overview. Read More