CRN Data Center News


  • Juniper's Data Center Play: Waiting For Results
    Juniper watchers agree that the only way Juniper will make QFabric the game-changer it hoped for is to mobilize -- and energize -- its channel enough to convert technology buyers to Juniper's data center vision.
  • 10 Data Center Predictions For 2013
    Consolidation will close some data centers, but increasing demands for services and cloud capabilities will result in new data center builds and expansions, all of which will take advantage of new storage, virtualization and industry-standard hardware to increase efficiencies in 2013.
  • The 10 Coolest Big Data Products Of 2012
    As the total amount of stored information reached an estimated 2.7 zettabytes in 2012, the range of technologies hitting the market to handle all that big data also rapidly grew. Here's our list of the coolest big data products for the year.
  • The 10 Biggest Data Center Stories Of 2012
    CRN looks back at the top data center stories of 2012, a year in which Superstorm Sandy gave the industry the ultimate disaster test and new technologies tested data centers' ability to manage new workloads.
  • Big Data Buzzwords From A to Z
    Confused by the proliferation of terms and phrases associated with "big data"? Get a blank look on your face when co-workers start discussing "Oozie," "Pig," and "Whirr?" Here are 26 big data buzzwords you need to get hip to.
  • 5 Vendors Exploiting Cisco's ADN Downshift
    Cisco's confirmation that it would cease development of its ACE load-balancer products has prompted a scramble by application delivery networking competitors to grab market share. Here are five companies circling Cisco's customers.
  • What You Missed At Oracle OpenWorld 2012
    If you weren't among this year's 50,000 attendees, here's what you missed out on, from Larry Ellison's keynotes, to the new Oracle Database 12c and Exadata X3, to Pearl Jam's concert.
  • Dell Wraps Up Quest Acquisition
    The acquisition adds a broad range of application and server management, backup and recovery, and software development tools to the Dell Software Group.
  • HP Denies EDS Business Is For Sale
    HP says it has never explored the potential sale of its EDS outsourcing unit, even as sources say the company has approached private equity firms.
  • 7 HP Miscues And Mistakes
    HP has seen its share of failure in the last few years. Here are the top seven HP miscues and mistakes in recent memory.
  • Blue Coat Puts 27 Percent Of Partners On Notice
    Cuts made to partners that either weren't meeting their revenue requirements or didn't have up-to-date compliance for their partnering tiers, says Blue Coat's acting Americas channel chief.
  • Online Tech Gets $20M To Expand Data Center Footprint
    A $20-million investment from media company News-Press & Gazette (NPG) in Online Tech will allow the Michigan-based provider of colo, public and private cloud services to acquire and invest in four more data centers in the Midwestern U.S.

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