Has the Worldwide Server Market Rebounded?

In August of 2013, the worldwide server market revenue was down 6.2% from the previous year to $11.9 billion. In many geographic regions, the demand continued to soften. According to International Data Corporation (IDC), a decline of 2.4 % in volume systems combined with a reduction in midrange and high-end systems of 22.3% and 9.5% […]

Teach Your Old Servers New Tricks

Your servers may have reached your end of life but there are still tasks they can do. With the existing hardware or with some small upgrades you can put them to good uses. With this extra mileage, you get many things: introduce new services to your infrastructure, offload less resource intensive tasks from the expensive […]

Is One Worldwide Cloud Storage a Dream or a Nightmare?

Although the concept of cloud computing first gained traction in 1996, the actual design developed in 1994, and the precursors to computing as a service rather than as a product were designed as early as the 1950s. Today, cloud vendors are enjoying growth rates exceeding 50% annually. Cloud computing has become a success. It is […]

Do Rackspace’s New Dedicated Servers Behave Just Like Cloud VMs?

Life on the virtual cloud can be a great experience for tech users. Being able to store, manage and access information and data wherever you go and whenever you need it, without actually using a hard drive offers great convenience. However, as with most technologies, the cloud is not perfect for every application. Plus, although […]