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July 21, 2014
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July 01, 2014
When an unexpected IT event crashes a website, there is an effect throughout the business. Learn to prepare for the worst and handle the unexpected.
May 20, 2014
Hyper-converged offerings are starting to gain ground, but what's true hyper-convergence? What problems does it solve?
April 11, 2014
Eliminate the inconsistencies between facilities with a data center consolidation plan. Enterprises share their experiences and advice for success.
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A redundant array of inexpensive servers (RAIS) is the use of multiple servers with load balancing to manage demand across servers and allow one server to take over for another in the case of failure. Continue Reading
Are you big enough to take advantage of DCIM or virtualization for the power and cost savings? When it comes to certain moves, size is an advantage. Continue Reading
Wholesale colocation solutions often provide organizations with a number of financial and logistical benefits. But data center outsourcing, though a potential boon for companies, is a complicated matter for IT. Understanding the outsourcing process,... Continue Reading
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Is it better to look for a SaaS version of an app, put it in your own data center on existing equipment, or host it at a cloud provider for a mix of flexible scaling and IT ownership? Continue Reading
It's about memory, remember? This guide covers the server memory choices -- flash, DIMMs, multi-channel -- that might solve problems in your IT shop. Continue Reading
For storage and servers, being dense is good. Careful planning can maximize the benefits of greater computing densities while minimizing potential risks. Continue Reading
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Big data initiatives provide more insight for growth and customer satisfaction than ever before, but executives might not be paying attention. Continue Reading
How do you democratize data analytics without creating chaos? Dell's chief data officer, Rob Schmidt, discusses the building blocks of a data-driven culture. Continue Reading
How do you swap a jumble of different IT methods for a centralized computing approach? IT management best practices move you to consolidate. Continue Reading
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Weigh the cost, integration and staffing implications of DCIM to make a smart buy and put DCIM's monitoring and analytical capabilities to work. Continue Reading
Have high hopes for big data? A successful analytics and reporting strategy starts from the ground up with these data center infrastructure changes. Continue Reading
Bring your own device doesn't mean bring your own network support. What is BYOD doing to your data center's network resources? Continue Reading