For huge data sets, trucks will always beat fiber

If you want to get a lot of data from A to B, it is often quicker to send a disk or a tape or a whole NAS box by FedEx than to wait for the data to transfer over the net. It’s called SneakerNet, and we’ve known about it […]

HPE and Schneider Electric to Partner on ‘Micro Datacenters’

Industrial automation provider Schneider Electric and Hewlett Packard Enterprise plan to announce a partnership on a templated, pre-configured architecture for what is being described as “a micro-modular data center for distributed IT and edge computing.” The announcement is set to come Monday afternoon during the data center, infrastructure, and operations […]

Five Keys to Prepare Successfully for the Transition to DevOps

Eric Brinkman is Director of Product Management for Hostway. DevOps and continuous delivery models adoption have reached the point of critical mass where it’s generally accepted that these practices speed up software delivery and improve quality. While 40 percent of organizations are already adhering to DevOps patterns in some form […]