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Data center outages hold lessons

When time-sensitive businesses such as Bloomberg experience an outage, there are lessons IT managers learn that can improve data center resiliency.

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Definitions to keep your data center on budget

There are a lot of acronyms that define data center spending, but which letters will save you money? See how well you know IT budget vocab.

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    Information Technology (IT)

    Information technology (IT) is a general term that covers all forms of technology used to create, store, exchange, and use information in various forms.

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    Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe, PCI-E)

    PCIe is a high-speed serial interconnection standard for connecting peripheral devices to a computer's motherboard.

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    TCO (total cost of ownership)

    Total cost of ownership is a calculation to assess direct and indirect expenses and benefits related to the purchase of a product or infrastructure component.

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