A rare glimpse inside one of Google's data centers demonstrates the extreme security measures the business goes to to protect its data. But Greenpeace suggests that unlike Facebook, most cloud companies, including Google and Microsoft, aren't as open about their environmental practices as they should be.
Unencrypted data was left exposed in the office of the Texas Comptroller for more than a year.
Dell said April 7 that it plans to spend $1 billion in cloud technology over its next fiscal year.
In one recent survey, data center managers said their budgets will not be increasing for 2011, while a second study points to rising overall IT spending budgets.
After two years, CIO Roger Baker says he's seeing improvements.
Organizations in Europe, Japan and the United States agree on a common method to measure energy efficiency in data centers
A new consolidated data center, part of New York City’s "NYC Simplicity" initiative, will serve up to 40 agencies.
Utah finished a multiyear data center consolidation project last summer, reducing 35 data centers to just two facilities. The move paves the way for Utah to offer cloud services to its cities and counties — and perhaps other states as well.
Underwriters Laboratories begins assessing networking equipment for performance against security threats to meet requirements of a new Texas law requiring certification of networking products.
Tangled telecommunications and electrical cables underneath the data center floor, an out-dated HVAC system, clogged pipes and an antiquated uninterruptible power system have put the SSA's National Computer Center on thin ice.
The consolidation, part of New York’s Citywide IT Infrastructure Services program, will bring 14 agencies into a consolidated data center by year's end.
Hewlett-Packard Co. launches portfolio of private cloud services, hardware and software and announces plans to jump into public cloud hosting.