Latest software-defined data centre (SDDC) publications

Change or die: the new mantra for the data centre of the future

Jonas Caino of Etix Everywhere looks at how data centres fit into the constantly evolving world of digital transformation, and how they need to change or be left behind Change or die! I have taken the shocking title of Alan Deutschman’s 2005 article in Fast Company magazine so that the gravity of the words can slowly… Read More

VMware launches VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware has announced the immediate availability of VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services. VMware Cloud on AWS offers customers an integrated, hybrid cloud environment, allowing the extension of on-premises vSphere systems to the AWS cloud using the VMware software-defined data center (SDDC) running on AWS infrastructure. The announcement, made at the VMworld 2017 Conference in Las… Read More

Lenovo launches its ‘largest ever’ data centre portfolio

Lenovo has introduced its largest data centre portfolio release to date, announcing two new brands ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile, as well as a variety of products covering servers, storage, networking, and software-defined solutions. Launched at the tech firm’s Tech World Transform conference in New York, the new portfolio aims to deliver advanced capabilities for businesses looking… Read More

Why DCIM is reaching a crisis point

Venessa Moffat, a growth hacking specialist, with 20 years’ experience in the data centre and tech spheres, discusses why the DCIM sector is flawed and what the industry can do to help reverse the trend… We have all heard incidences of DCIM project failures – examples where the value has not been delivered quite as… Read More

HPE acquires Nimble Storage to deliver all-flash data centre

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced that it has bought Nimble Storage for $1.2 billion (approx. £988 million), in an effort to drive its vision for the all-flash data centre. According to an HPE press release, the company spent around $1 billion to acquire the company and an estimated $200 million in buying out the… Read More