Articles by Ainsley Jones 

137 Federal Data Centers to Be Closed by End of 2011

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra says 137 federal data centers will close by the end of the year.

Amazon Outage Stirs Cloud Debate

After four days, Amazon's EC2 outage appears to be over, but Amazon and affected sites are still recovering.

Google Invests in Wind Energy to Offset Environmental Impact of Oklahoma Data Center

Google has invested in a wind farm in Oklahoma to help offset the environmental impact of one of its data centers.

Data Center Enters 'Industrial Phase'

Commercial data center capacity is only expected to grow in the near term.

VMware Launches New PaaS

VMware has launched a new open source Platform-as-a-Service called Cloud Foundry.

Level 3 to Acquire Global Crossing

Internet content delivery company Level 3 Communications has agreed to buy Global Crossing Limited in a deal valued at $3 billion.

Facebook Sharing Its Data Center Technology

Facebook launched the Open Compute Project, an initiative with the goal of developing servers and data centers using the model associated with open source software projects.

IEEE Launches Cloud Computing Initiative

The IEEE has started a cloud computing initiative that it expects to be a "catalyst for innovation" in the area.

Fujitsu Launches Cloud Consultant Service

Fujitsu has launched a cloud consulting service that seeks to aid IT decision makers.

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