2017 outlook for green data centers is still green

The U.S. presidential elections of 2016 turned out to be a surprise, but there’s little to suggest the viability and demand for green data centers is going away. Data centers continue to shift to “green” operations regardless of the energy type while the Fortune 500 and numerous local, state, and […]

FBI and NSA Poised to Gain New Surveillance Powers Under Trump

(Bloomberg) — The FBI, National Security Agency and CIA are likely to gain expanded surveillance powers under President-elect Donald Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress, a prospect that has privacy advocates and some lawmakers trying to mobilize opposition. Trump’s first two choices to head law enforcement and intelligence agencies — Republican Senator […]

HPE to Offer Flash Storage ‘as-a-Service’ to Compete with the Cloud

In a kickoff announcement just prior to its annual Discover conference in London, HPE told attendees it has begun offering its 3PAR StoreServ flash-based on-premise storage platform on an “as-a-Service” basis, at prices starting at 3 cents per “usable gigabyte” per month. There are telltale asterisks accompanying that announcement, suggesting that […]

Plan Hybrid IT Like You Would Plan Your Family Vacation

  Christine Shriver works in marketing for CoreSite. Whether we are talking about technology or travel, one thing is clear: It’s 2016, and we want things to be efficient, safe and flawless. We plan our vacations around these requirements, why not plan our IT infrastructure the same way? So, if […]