Thursday, January 31, 2008

Nexus 7000

So Cisco are rolling out a new data-center switch. The Nexus 7000 looks like its going to be packing quite a punch. It won't be avilable for some time though.

Sunday, January 27, 2008

Google gets in on the act

Last week, we saw the building of a new data center in Vietnam. Now Google wants to build a new on in Taiwan. They keep springing up everywhere.

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Vietnam builds huge data center

Vietnam is getting in on the act as well. It's a good idea to build a data center there.

Monday, January 21, 2008

All At Sea

Interesting article here about a data center at sea. The idea is just so crazy it might work.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Cool It

Nice article from Chris Bennett of Network Appliance about looking how reducing energy consumption in the data center can lead to reduced costs. Chris makes some good points.

Monday, January 14, 2008

Daylight Robbery

In the light of some data center break-ins recently, there is a change in thinking in terms of data center security. As the article says, C I Host is one of those who are altering their mind set.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Up and ATEN

Interesting PR from ATEN. Looking to target the SMBs is a good move. How do you think the market will react?

Monday, January 07, 2008

Oregon goes for it

Interesting article here on data center consolidation.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008


When it comes to concerns regarding data centers, security would be near the very top of the list. This article looks at how data theft hit record highs in 2007. The criminals are not stupid and realise the value of this information. Instead of trying to rob bank, jewellery stores or museums they are going after data. Will be interesting to see how this unfolds in 2008.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Year Ahead

Here is an interesting article looking at the year ahead in Operating Systems and Servers. Makes some very good points.