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October 21, 2016
Need to rein in IT costs? These cost-optimization strategies, from centralization to cloud services to BYOD, will turn IT and business leaders into gurus of efficiency.
October 18, 2016
The rapid evolution of data centers and cloud hinges on these 10 key IT trends, from hybrid infrastructures to IoT and smartly managing capacity -- and new IT roles to manage it all.
August 12, 2016
Another outage at an airline data center offers yet another lesson about the need to fail over to a backup data center and bounce back quickly after a power problem.
May 10, 2016
As companies increasingly seek full-stack developers, IT operations specialists must find new ways to add value and remain relevant.
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Growth continues in the DCIM market, but shows signs of slowing down, as IT teams look for a new generation of tools that can help them consolidate management tasks. Continue Reading
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With a focus on data center network implementation and support, CCNP Data Center is a subset certification from Cisco. But is taking the exam really worth all the effort for IT pros? Continue Reading
IT teams need to strike a balance between keeping up with the latest technology and being cost-effective. Proper IT lifecycle management techniques can help. Continue Reading
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David Giambruno is leading his team toward an SDDC architecture -- for the second time. In this Q&A, Shutterstock's new CIO shares his greatest challenges and lessons learned. Continue Reading
By making the best use of what's already in place, and investing carefully and only where needed, an organization can extend a data center's life. This will buy it time to study and decide where its data center is headed next. To make good decisions... Continue Reading
Use business value dashboards to manage the progress of IT initiatives and track IT spending. A business value dashboard visualizes that data so corporate can understand IT value. Continue Reading