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October 09, 2014
With software-defined everything, integrated systems, IoT and more, the data center will never be the same. Here are the top trends shaking things up.
July 21, 2014
Stay connected on trending IT topics on Twitter and Tumblr. Follow these seven experts who express news, opinions in data center blogs.
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?
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Gartner experts predict this list of hot technological trends for 2015 and beyond will get data center managers into strategic planning huddles. Continue Reading
A load bank is a device that generates a prescribed amount of electricity draw to test the reliability of electrical switching, generator output, uninterruptable power supply (UPS) systems and cooling in a data center. Continue Reading
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
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Big data and massive data volumes are now staples in a data center, but dedupe and compression are storage techniques that diminish the overwhelming data trail. Continue Reading
Interxion exec Ian McVey shares why the data center building blocks add value to an organization -- proving that, no matter how abstracted, servers with blinking lights still matter. Continue Reading
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
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GPUs offload the burden of demanding computational tasks from central processors. Integrate GPU into enterprise servers to manage intense computing. Continue Reading
Big data initiatives provide more insight for growth and customer satisfaction than ever before, but executives might not be paying attention. 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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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
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
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