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Best practices for data center operations News
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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MIS, or management information systems, is the software and hardware to support critical business applications. MIS also refers to the staff who select and manage these systems. Continue Reading
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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
DCIM tools now play a critical role in keeping data center operations running reliably and efficiently, so buyers should pay close attention to their deployment. Continue Reading
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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
Implementing a hyper-converged infrastructure product is a big decision and one that needs to include a discussion about how you'd manage it after it arrives in the data center. 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