### The Importance of User Interfaces in IT Infrastructure Management

IT is all about APIs and Automation now, but I think that sometimes we forget we are humans. I totally understand why…

### Two Different Approaches to Data Storage Analytics

In one of my latest reports, “Key Criteria for Evaluating Enterprise Block Storage,” I wrote that analytics is one of those features…

### What is the Best Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Solution for You?

Last week I had a speech at a small workshop in Italy around hyper-convergence. It was a group of more than 20…

### Tempered Networks wants to secure critical infrastructure so hacks don’t lead to sewage spills

Although the rise of the internet of things means that organizations could gather enormous quantities of data through the billions of connected…

### Twitter’s infrastructure is designed to keep away the Fail Whale

Twitter has gotten much better at staying up during times of high traffic, but it's working to push itself even harder and faster.…

### Here’s a startup that wants to be an OpenStack for the internet of things

When a billion sensors meet the cloud, OpenSensors hope that companies and municipalities reach for its software as the base layer to manage how and to whom those sensors report.…

### OpenNebula offers to speed up community feature development for cash

The 'Fund a Feature' program aims to let corporate users accelerate the development of specific features while still feeding the result back to the open-source project's community.…

### Google spent a billion on infrastructure last quarter

Google spent more than a billion dollars on infrastructure in the fourth quarter, representing the company's second-biggest quarterly expenditure ever. As it competes against Facebook, Apple, Yelp and Amazon, the company can't afford to stop building data centers now.…

### All computing isn’t equal: Here are the four types

Despite the idea that a server is a server, the needs of different computing customers differ widely. For those thinking about selling infrastructure, software or even services understanding the difference in computing and IT styles will help you hone your pitch and find your buyer.…

### Ericsson takes its fight against Samsung to the ITC

Ericsson is exercising all its options in its ongoing patent dispute with Samsung. Last week it sued the Korean handset and infrastructure vendor after the two failed to reach a technology cross-licensing agreement. Now Ericsson is seeking to ban Samsung's products from the U.S.…