David Chernicoff

Major Vendors Explore MegaGrid Frontiers

While grid computing vendors Sun and IBM are taking the reins of the utility computing market, the competition is collaborating to provide proof-of-concept projects to improve and showcase their...

IBM the Humanitarian

Making use of unused CPU cycles on your client computers isnt a new idea. Going back into the 1980s, there was network database software that let you install a...

Building a Better Blade Rack

One of the current buzzwords of the server world is "consolidation." Depending on who you talk to, this means anything from using really big servers running virtualization software (such...

Service Providers Create Ecosystems in New On-Demand Model

Back in the early days of business computing, implementing computing technology meant building a relationship with a single vendor. Everyone had their own proprietary architectures, and when you selected...

Licensing Plan Makes Microsoft a Utility Player

One name that doesnt come up too often when you are talking about grid or utility computing is Microsoft. Theyve staked some ground in the high-end space with their...

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Top Cloud Service Providers & Companies

Cloud computing providers play a foundational role for businesses. Virtually every enterprise uses cloud computing in some manner, whether it’s to deliver key infrastructure...

The Role of Data Governance in Effective Data Management

I spoke with four industry experts about the growing challenges in data governance, spotlighting which issues need to be resolved for better data management. The...

Edge Data Fabric: What It Is, Why It Matters

To generate richer and more timely insights, enterprises are using increasing amounts of data. Expect that trend to continue. An IDC model projects that...

How to Encourage a New Generation of Leaders in the Remote Workplace

Companies are starting to finalize their long-term work plans, with many choosing to stay remote for the foreseeable future. The flexible, remote work option will...

F5 Acquires Threat Stack, Continuing Its Transition to a Security Company

F5 has announced an agreement to acquire Boston-based Threat Stack for $68M. The purchase of Threat Stack is F5’s fourth acquisition in the past...