Enterprises Say Cloud Providers Don’t Understand Their Needs: Report

This article originally appeared at The WHIR A lack of transparency is hurting enterprise cloud customers, and ultimately cloud providers as well, according to a new survey from Forrester Research. Sixty percent of companies using the cloud say a lack of operational, compliance information, and support is preventing them from […]

Google Provides Beta Git Repository Hosting Service for Google Cloud Platform

This article originally appeared at The WHIR Without issuing an official announcement, Google beta launched a private Git repository hosting service on Google Cloud Platform known as Cloud Source Repositories. According to a Google webpage spotted by VentureBeat, Cloud Source Repositories provides beta users free hosting of up to 500 […]

Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: June 19th

For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week. IBM Makes Huge Apache Spark Commitment – IBM is donating its IBM SystemML machine learning technology to the Spark ecosystem, incorporating Spark extensively in its offerings as well as […]

Weekly DCIM News Roundup: June 19

Upon being acquired by Legrand, Raritan spins off its DCIM product to form Sunbird Software; No Limits extends its RaMP DCIM solution to building management systems with the addition of Modbus functionality; CommScope partners with HP for its iTRACS DCIM platform, and CenturyLink’s use of DCIM in its data centers […]

Shippable Formations Launches to Easily Test and Deploy Complex Docker Applications

This article originally appeared at The WHIR Shippable, a developer of DevOps tools for Docker applications, has launched its Shippable Formations product line which makes it easy for developers to see the status of all code versions running across the software stack, allowing them to detect code changes that caused […]

The(Next) Green Pope and the next wave of enviro-culture wars by Doug Mohney

Pope Francis, spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Catholics, is rolling out a strong environmental stand according to a leaked draft of a papal letter scheduled to be released later this week.   The 192 page “encyclical” document entitled “On the Care of Our Common Home” will no doubt kick off heated […]

Study Identifies Common Pain Points in Big Data Projects

While more than four out of five companies are taking on Big Data projects this year, almost all (92 percent) of them are still seeing obstacles in their implementation, according to a global study from CA Technologies. There is significant spending occurring around Big Data, this year being a major […]

DCIM Benefits Versus Costs, Direct, Indirect, and Hidden

This is Part 3 of our five-part series on the countless number of decisions an organization needs to make as it embarks on the DCIM purchase, implementation, and operation journey. The series is produced for the Data Center Knowledge DCIM InfoCenter. In Part 1 we gave an overview of the […]

Canara Launches Data Center Facilities Management Business for SMBs

Canara, provider of predictive monitoring and analytics for data center power backup systems has launched a critical facilities services business. The offering, called CFS, is a scalable framework of consulting and operations management services for owners of small to medium-size facilities. Several data center providers have started facilities management practices […]

Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: June 6

For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week. Google Data Center Expansion in Atlanta Metro to Cost $300M – This was the second Google data center construction project announced this week, following an earlier announcement of a […]