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October 02, 2015
These IT cost-cutting tricks applied in data center labs can result in big savings.
September 04, 2015
Cloud computing users have been able to pay just for what they use, but that hasn't been an option for colocation customers -- until now.
June 08, 2015
Data center managers can expect major changes in the future, whether they run an in-house facility, outsource or do a mix of both.
May 19, 2015
Just when you thought you had driven the last nail in the coffin of old-school IT, you find out it's back -- albeit with a twist.
Remember operating system-level virtualization? This method of server virtualization is back with a vengeance ...
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By moving to the cloud, a business can offload some responsibility for lost or stolen data, but external penetration testing in the data center remains critical. Continue Reading
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Colocation and managed services serve as a transitional space for production workloads that don't fit in the cloud or in a legacy data center. Continue Reading
New deeply skilled mainframe staffers won't pop up overnight, so use a mix of in-house and outsourcing tactics to support another decade on big iron. Continue Reading
Data center technologies and strategies are evolving toward a blend of infrastructures that reside partly on-premises and partly in the cloud. More and more, IT shops are being asked to coordinate technology resources rather than simply control them... Continue Reading