- July 19, 2012
IT pros have long suffered subpar systems monitoring tools, but they're not taking things lying down.
- July 16, 2012
Data center budgets are up as IT infrastructure capacity is reached, according to the Uptime Institute survey. But how will the extra money be spent?
- June 21, 2012
Data center pros push Opscode's Chef beyond simple configuration management.
- June 14, 2012
Cosmetics company CIO details his private cloud’s disaster recovery and transaction capabilities at Gartner summit.
- June 11, 2012
Conventional wisdom says that it’s hard to hire for DevOps. People who have done it say most organizations simply go about it wrong.
- May 23, 2012
Puppet Labs surprises some IT pros with a new EMC partnership that open-sources automated bare-metal provisioning for servers.
- February 09, 2012
A darling of the DevOps crowd, the Opscode Chef cloud configuration and automation tool is now the central point of IT control for MercadoLibre’s sprawling online auction site.
- February 01, 2012
A new, lower-cost alternative to Microsoft systems management tools from SolarWinds offers patch management and remote management.
- December 07, 2011
With flagging sales of Itanium systems last quarter, IBM wrested sole ownership of the number one position for worldwide server revenue from HP, IDC reported.
- October 27, 2011
CFengine now natively supports Windows, and Opscode Chef does too. But will Windows shops accept their advances?
- September 27, 2011
A mainstay of Web 2.0 companies, DevOps-inspired configuration management tools are turning out to be a good fit in the traditional enterprise.
- June 28, 2011
Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) vendors like Schneider Electric, FieldView Solutions and No Limits Software have been busy updating their wares.
- June 01, 2011
HP’s new IT Executive Scorecard dashboard is targeted at CIOs and their C-level peers in an attempt to revive the company’s IT performance management portfolio.
- March 15, 2011
If you could start over, would you manage your data center with software from the Big Four? In the era of cloud and virtualization, many IT pros say no way.
- January 24, 2011
System administrators can now manage Dell PowerEdge servers directly from their VMware vCenter console; and other data center news.