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How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Software Containers

We're tackling software containers in this entry in our long-running "How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek" series, because containers are huge right …

Jim Poole

Getting Security Right Becomes More Important Than Ever – 2017 Connected Enterprise Prediction #4

Data security has always been paramount for global enterprises, because the consequences of a breach are just too devastating to take a "wait and …

Jim Poole

Why the Internet’s Subsea Backbone Needs Direct Interconnection

Data traffic is growing exponentially, and the subsea cable systems that make up the backbone of the global Internet must grow with it. Today's …

Jim Poole

The Cloud Storage Performance Dilemma

The cloud is all about agility, scalability and cost savings, which is probably why enterprises are scoping it out to help them resolve their …

Jim Poole

Data Center Cooling Idea Makes Waves

Above: An artist's rendition of what a data center might look like under the sea. NOTE: The "artist" should probably stay away from Photoshop …

Jim Poole

Gartner Examines a Colocation Market in Flux

Technology trends, particularly the cloud, are re-shaping the colocation market, and Gartner is urging IT planners to better understand what's …

Jim Poole

Planning for the Cloud: What CIOs Need to Know

There's no doubt the cloud can make things easier for organizations seeking to ramp up and scale applications, services and other business and IT …

Jim Poole

How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Internet of Things

By all accounts, the Internet of Things (IoT) will soon take over the world. Gartner predicts nearly 21 billion "things" will be connected to the …

Jim Poole

Service Delivery Shakes Up IT

In this third in a series of blogs about IDC's recent "FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2016 Predictions-Mastering the Raw Material of Digital …

Jim Poole

It’s Clouds Ahead for Providers and the Enterprise in 2016

2016 promises to be a banner year for cloud service providers, according to a recent PivotPoint blog post titled Service Providers' Roadmap to …

Jim Poole