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Evaluate these costs in the data center budgeting process

Including all necessary data center expenses during budget planning can be daunting. IT managers can start with costs for software licenses, hardware upgrades and cloud migration.


3 open source code options for virtualization

Dive into open source virtualization software with VirtualBox, KVM or QEMU. Each offers customizable VM management capabilities and legacy hardware support.


Get the right private cloud for your data center

Key features to look for from a private cloud provider include interoperability, scalability and how familiar admins are with the provider's technology.

Server-makers tout AI after Intel Xeon Scalable launch

Dell and Super Micro timed server upgrades to this week's launch of next-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors, based on the Cascade Lake chipset with machine learning software.

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    A look at Open19 vs. Open Compute Project

    Though the Open19 initiative and Open Compute Project seem to have a similar goal, they do differ in type of support, hardware requirements and licensing practices.

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    high availability (HA)

    High availability (HA) is the ability of a system or system component to be continuously operational for a desirably long length of time.

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    Open19 standard sets outline for vendor-agnostic server

    Open19 is a partnership that guides organizations to use open source rack servers. The organization's cages, power shelves and network switches make upgrades easy.

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