Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content.
Vendor lock-in is a situation in which a customer using a product or service cannot easily transition to a competitor’s product or service. Continue Reading
A data center in a box, also called a containerized or modular data center, is a self-contained computing facility that is manufactured in a factory and shipped to a location. Continue Reading
An integrated stack is a vendor product that provides an enterprise information technology (IT) customer with a scalable network, storage and server infrastructure that comes pre-loaded with virtualization, automation and management software. Continue Reading
A data warehouse appliance is an all-in-one “black box” solution optimized for data warehousing. The appliance consists of a server pre-built with operating system, storage, database management system (DBMS), and software. Continue Reading
Sun Microsystems' Modular Datacenter (known as "Project Blackbox" in the prototype phase) is a mobile and virtualized data center packaged in a standard 20-foot shipping container... (Continued) Continue Reading