IT compliance and governance strategies
- February 18, 2016
One U.S. city has more data center space than all of Canada, but some data centers are being lured up to the 'True North' by inexpensive power and privacy concerns in the U.S.
- December 08, 2015
If you deliver all IT services from the enterprise data center, you're doing it wrong. Gartner explains how to modernize the data center by making it one part of IT service brokerage.
- September 09, 2015
ITSM tools can simplify and streamline the service delivery process, but don't forget the critical steps that also must be taken to help IT meet businesses' goals.
- September 02, 2015
Some colocation providers say the best way to prevent data center downtime is to regularly pull the plug and see what happens. (Hopefully, nothing.)
- July 23, 2015
The Uptime Institute's tier-level certification will now only be handed out to constructed projects that meet the standards, not for designs.
- July 17, 2015
Big data creates a big test for enterprises: finding the right employees who can meld the technology and business needs in a way to make the data useful.
- June 23, 2015
United Airlines' award-winning greenfield data center project shows off some of the latest energy efficiency tactics and IT management possibilities.
- June 16, 2015
Machine learning -- supervised and unsupervised -- tracks data patterns that help businesses build improved predictive models and make smarter IT decisions.
- October 08, 2014
Careful measurement and user focus are the best approaches to tomorrow's IT infrastructure and operations management.
- February 20, 2009
The Uptime Institute's data center tier system has long been a mainstay in determining high availability. But does certification matter, or is it too strict to work?
- November 04, 2008
The new Dynamic Power Capping feature enables data center managers to set a power threshold based on how much power a server uses.
- February 01, 2006
Metrics focus employees' attention on the tasks and processes that executives deem most critical to the success of the business. Metrics are like levers that executives can pull to move the organization in new and different directions. In fact, ...