Even if you can't dip your servers in oil or move them outside, there are practical, inexpensive methods you can use to take the heat off.
AWS is making access automatic for new users; existing customers, including many in the public sector, will have to start a new account or launch services in a new region.
The company's Digital Service Efficiency can measure energy use per auction, carbon dioxide per transaction and other factors that could be used to increase efficiency.
When moving to Office 365, EPA discovered some Lotus Notes mailboxes with more than a million objects -- and 90T in all in the system -- prompting a new approach to the transition.
Complexity is the enemy of security, says NIST's FISMA lead Ron Ross, and the cloud can help simplify networks.
Sandia National Laboratories' network links 265 buildings and 13,000 ports, while saving space, energy and money.
Data Direct Networks, Intel and Red Hat release new products to further simplify management and performance of the open-source, big data framework while improving security.
The move to this next-generation, automated data center is a multiyear endeavor that started with virtualization and the concept of unified computing.
The company's roofless data center in Virginia requires a lot less power and water to keep servers running smoothly. Should agencies follow suit?
Newly available data on lightning activity within clouds gives NWS, NASA and the military better warnings about severe weather.
Cisco and NetApp plan tighter integration within the FlexPod architecture to make it easier for agencies to deploy and access next-gen cloud infrastructures.
Oracle's infrastructure-as-a-service offering would let agencies operate high-performance cloud computing services without the up-front costs of owning the hardware.
As DOD moves into cloud computing, pilots and projects look to assess risk and develop multiple layers of network defense.
Melrose, Mass., learned a lesson about bandwidth while providing cloud-based services to a smaller town.