Data centers are shrinking but not going away

Data centers are shrinking but not going away

The cloud will not kill the data center, but it will transform it. That’s one of the takeaways from the 2020 State of the Data Center report from AFCOM, the industry association for data center professionals. In the near term, construction will slow way down, which aligns with what IDC analyst Rick Villars told me about […]

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IBM’s big hybrid-cloud gamble

IBM’s big hybrid-cloud gamble

With the 2019 acquisition of open-source powerhouse Red Hat under its belt and a new cloud-savvy CEO at the helm, IBM is looking to reverse a decade of declining revenue and sagging stock prices with a bold strategy focused on hybrid cloud. CEO Arvind Krishna, who formerly led IBM’s cloud and cognitive computing division and […]

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