data center

How will cloud affect your disaster recovery? (Part one)

New ways can be used to solve an application's disaster recovery—our blogger explains.

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Cloudant’s bright future with IBM & SoftLayer

Cloudant CEO Derek Schoettle explains how his company's partnership with IBM & SoftLayer allows it to better address new Web projects and mobile applications in the enterprise.

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Now available: “IBM SmartCloud: Building a Cloud Enabled Data Center”

A closer look at what's included in the newly published IBM RedGuide on building a cloud enabled data center.

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Whose data? How to consider data backup in cloud

“Is my data safe?” I think this is the most asked question in the cloud business.

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The cloud ecosystem for beginners: A data center view

I would like to share my thoughts about the cloud ecosystem in general, and provide an internal view of a “cloud data center.” As an introduction, I’d like to write a few lines about the motivation of providing and consuming cloud services.

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Are you ready to detach your data center?

Describes the challenges in staying competitive in a data-driven world.

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Launch of IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+ in the land down under

Big Blue launched its production grade managed public cloud offering, called IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+, hosted in an IBM data center in Sydney.

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The software defined datacenter

VMware wants to become the operating system for datacenters.

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The cloud ecosystem for beginners: A data center view

I would like to share my thoughts about the cloud ecosystem in general, and provide an internal view of a “cloud data center.”

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Private cloud: The new data center

It is not a very big effort to add private cloud capabilities to today's data centers. Every virtualized server farm can be equipped with a cloud computing layer that handles the user interaction, and the provisioning and deprovisioning of virtual servers. So, it is quite easy to adapt to this new technology.

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Cloud lessons learned from Southern California power outage

Lessons learned from the major power outage in Southern California in September 2011.

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