Latest infrastructure publications

We just discovered what ‘4-D Printing’ is, and our mind is blown

For many of us still getting around our heads around 3D printing, the concept has taken on a whole new dimension, literally. It is the collective mind of Business Insider that has suffered the trauma as it explains that 4D printing takes “smart” materials from a 3D printer that can assemble themselves to create shapes and… Read More

Internap updates routing software to cope with increasingly complex internet

High performance internet infrastructure services, company Internap Network Services says it has completely rebuilt its intelligent routing software to cope with the upcoming demands of the internet of things. Managed Internet Route Optimizer (MIRO) aims to route network traffic over the fastest available internet path. The company says that the internet of things means the… Read More

What’s wrong with software-defined data centre (SDDC) definitions?

The main problem is that the SDDC reinforces the divide between IT and Facilities and is symptomatic of an industry issue says Soeren Juul Schroeder. Unless the industry rethinks its organisational structures – and bridges that divide – we may fail to realise the potential of the software-defined data centre. According to Wikipedia, the “software-defined… Read More

The Desktop as a Service (DaaS) price war is not necessarily a good thing for users. Here are six reasons to focus on value not price

A Citrix blog its senior director of product marketing of the desktop and applications group that responds to the recent price announcements from Amazon and VMware and assesses that low price does not equate to high value but offers some value of his own with some tips on getting the most from DaaS. Excerpt True,… Read More