All posts by Jeff Clark

Wintel to Become Indroid?

Wintel to Become Indroid?
April 17, 2014 No Comments »

As Intel seeks to take a bigger bite of the mobile market, which has been dominated by ARM, it is looking more to Android than Windows as its biggest target. Citing company CEO Brian Krzanich, Computerworld notes, “Intel hopes to ... Read More »

Heartbleed: The Most Important Lesson

Heartbleed: The Most Important Lesson
April 15, 2014 No Comments »

The revelation of the OpenSSL vulnerability “Heartbleed” has shaken the Internet, but beyond simply being a major security flaw, it has shown once again that the government is no friend of IT. NSA Involvement? Although no allegations have surfaced implying ... Read More »

Technology Jobs: No Degree Necessary?

Technology Jobs: No Degree Necessary?
April 15, 2014 No Comments »

Degrees from universities are increasingly unaffordable, and for some employment areas, they may be increasingly unnecessary. Patrick Thibodeau at Computerworld cites a study of technology employees in New York City that discovered “that 44% of jobs in the city’s ‘tech ... Read More »

Designing a Multi-Tier Data Center

Designing a Multi-Tier Data Center
April 11, 2014 No Comments »

With the increasing focus on controlling capital and operating expenses (capex and opex) while enabling data center growth that fits the immediate business needs (“right-sizing”), modularity has become a hot design trend. But modularity can, and in many cases should, ... Read More »

Intel Restructuring Costs Jobs

Intel Restructuring Costs Jobs
April 11, 2014 No Comments »

In a move to help it focus more on mobile as PC sales continue to decline, Intel is shuttering a Costa Rica–based plant for assembly and testing. The end of operations there will cost some 1,500 jobs. This move follows ... Read More »

Industry Outlook: The Future of the Enterprise Cloud

Industry Outlook: The Future of the Enterprise Cloud
April 10, 2014 No Comments »

Industry Outlook is a regular Data Center Journal Q&A series that presents expert views on market trends, technologies and other issues relevant to data centers and IT. This week, Industry Outlook asks Markley Group CTO Patrick Gilmore about cloud computing ... Read More »

Supercomputer Tests Immersion Cooling

Supercomputer Tests Immersion Cooling
April 10, 2014 No Comments »

Liquid cooling offers a number of benefits for computing deployments, including greater efficiency and the ability to pack more infrastructure into a smaller space. Intel and SGI are putting this concept to the test in supercomputing: the companies have immersed ... Read More »

Happy 50th Birthday to the Mainframe

Happy 50th Birthday to the Mainframe
April 9, 2014 No Comments »

The mainframe—the technology that just won’t die—reached its 50th birthday on April 7, according to IBM. Despite naysayers predicting the demise of this mode of computing, it has hung on in many companies and may even be subject to a ... Read More »

Will Slowing Moore’s Law Boost Hardware Modularity?

Will Slowing Moore’s Law Boost Hardware Modularity?
April 8, 2014 No Comments »

As silicon manufacturers begin to fall short of the pace set by Moore’s Law, the incentive for alternative methods of hardware innovation will increase. A number of settings have seen the benefits of modularity, including data center design, so could ... Read More »