How prepared is your IT infrastructure?

Cloud computing is going to become increasingly important to CIOs as they plan their organization’s IT strategy. However, the on-premise data centre isn’t going to disappear. Which begs the question of whether current

Published on: August 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Silver Peak promises intelligent WAN optimization for mixed environments

There are few organizations these days that don't take advantage of cloud computing, if only to use Gmail. As they add more software as a service offerings, corporate networks need a way to

Published on: August 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Juniper adds more Ethernet switches

Juniper Networks has added to its line of Ethernet switches to its portfolio with what the company says is a small flexible form factor for enterprise campuses of data centre top of rack

Published on: August 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Enterprises more serious about SDN, survey suggests

There are two knocks against software-defined networking in the enterprise: Not all the pieces are ready yet for the approach, and the use case hasn't been made out yet. That may be changing,

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Software-Defined Storage for Dummies

Leverage software-based infrastructure and commodity hardware to create an environment with all the availability, data protection, and administration benefits of hardware-led environments at a fraction of the cost and complexity. Learn about the tools

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 IT World Canada Team

SanDisk acquisition broadens enterprise flash storage

Flash card maker SanDisk Corp. has been quietly moving into enterprise flash storage for some time. Last week it accelerated that move by striking a US$1.1 billion deal to buy publicly-traded Fusion-io (NYSE:

Published on: June 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Hadoop bulks up for enterprise

If you need clusters to process big data then Hadoop is the leading platform for consideration. And why not? The open source framework for processing large datasets is available for free to try

Published on: June 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

The Next Stage of the Dense Computing Revolution

Download  “The Next Stage of the Dense Computing Revolution - Ultra-dense servers and low-power processors” to find out how this new class of ‘shrinking’ servers works in tandem with low-power processors to achieve

Published on: May 20th, 2014 IT World Canada Team

IT has to regain control from business users, conference told

IT departments need to wrestle back power from management to show their importance, two vendor officials have told a conference of information technology professionals. How they do it depends on a mix of

Published on: May 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon