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May 11, 2017
As companies strive to modernize application delivery, a perfect storm of IT and business scenarios have led to unrealistic expectations across the board.
May 10, 2017
Flexible hardware pricing? What took so long? Perhaps there were a few IT pros that wondered this when they first heard about the Cloud Flex Pay per use pricing that was introduced as a new buying ...
March 27, 2017
Data center outages at Delta Airlines and Amazon Web Services stole the headlines in recent months, but there's plenty of other outages at everyday enterprises that fly under the radar. IT pros ...
January 09, 2017
More technology companies and large enterprises find that cloud computing is not as cost-effective as hoped, and have moved at least one application back on premises.
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DCIM software can improve the management and operation of your data center. Choose the right vendor for your company to control costs, manage energy and track activity. Continue Reading
Buyers must know how to evaluate DCIM software to ensure it meets their requirements for asset tracking and management, power and cooling optimization and real-time reporting. Continue Reading
As their data centers become more complex, admins should look to a DCIM tool to better manage disaster prevention, capacity planning, and asset and energy management. Continue Reading
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A learning curve for IT staff -- especially around automation, scripting and APIs -- is a major hurdle during SDDC deployment. Is your data center team ready to make the move? Continue Reading
Microsoft wants Windows shops to get on board with all of its latest technologies. But that ideal doesn't always mesh with the realities that admins face. Continue Reading
IoT is still an emerging field, but data center admins should at least consider certification options to make their resume stand out in the long haul. Continue Reading
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Proper IT budget planning and cost optimization can extend the life of your infrastructure, help guide refresh decisions and prepare you for software-defined architectures. Continue Reading
Admins can define vSphere roles to manage user access and control over virtualized platforms. So what are some tips to start that process? Continue Reading
During IT budget planning for a software-defined data center, maximize value by accounting for predictable demand spikes, and evaluate resources to avoid losing funding later on. Continue Reading