Data center network cabling News
August 28, 2014
Enterprise IT shops can learn a lesson in big data processing from a computing infrastructure that supports Higgs-Boson researchers and crunches numbers from the Big Bang.
April 18, 2014
Data centers need an affordable, low-power 100 Gigabit Ethernet optical interface that can reach beyond 100 meters.
September 13, 2013
IBM and tech innovators such as Google have formed an open source server consortium around Power processors. Can they reinvigorate IBM Power?
October 07, 2009
Many data centers' cabling arrangements look like a rat's nest. But proper planning and better communication between IT and facilities can untangle the web.
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Leaf-spine networks are replacing traditional three-layer designs. Get the basics explained here. Continue Reading
You need to know these most common data center network topologies, and check out a host of alternative topologies waiting in the wings. Continue Reading
Our network team wants to start implementing software-defined networking. Do we need to use an OpenFlow switch? Are there other SDN switch options? Continue Reading
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Three-layer network designs are last season's topology. The leaf-spine model is coming in hot, but can the advantages made data center designers forget about the weaknesses? Continue Reading
The MGHPCC is the high-tech jewel of a western Massachusetts mill town. It stands out for its green facility and innovative cooling techniques. Take a tour of the facility and see just how advanced their design is. Continue Reading
How does a rack-mount UPS stack up against a central data center UPS for telecom rooms? Money doesn't necessarily mean power. Continue Reading
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Data centers aren't the center of the IT universe anymore. With plenty of resources for hosting dynamic workloads -- cloud, colocation, as a service, or data center -- the on-premises facility layout must become equally flexible. Continue Reading
SDN networks are dynamic, automated and segmented by software rather than physical routing. And they solve several common data center networking problems. Continue Reading
Isolated, dedicated grounds, telecom grounds -- the performance and, more importantly, safety of data center equipment -- rely on proper grounding. Continue Reading
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Slow, fussy application? Run through this list of application latency and bandwidth fixes before spending the money to augment network capacity. Continue Reading
Hyper-V networking changes can benefit workload performance, but only when they're applied in a careful and systematic manner. 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