Comparisons to the invention of the printing press and Gutenberg’s Bible might be slightly exaggerated—but only slightly. The era of the Internet of Everything (IoE) is upon us and IoE will inevitably change the way companies operate. But too much of the discussion about IoE glosses over the skills and capabilities required of data engineering.
Proactive capacity management ensures optimal availability of four critical data center resources: rack space, power, cooling and network connectivity. All four of these must be in balance for the data center to function most efficiently in terms of operations, resources and associated costs.
Ensuring the reliability and efficiency of your data center operations requires a strategic partner that is qualified to minimize energy usage, reduce costs, and optimize space utilization, helping you meet critical business initiatives.
This whitepaper examines some of the short- and long-term issues and challenges that should be part of your due diligence when facing growing demands of your organization’s evolving computing architecture and making major strategic and economic decisions.
The traditional data center model is like the old cable TV and music models, which forced you to buy and pay for all 189 channels and all ten songs, even if you only wanted a few. The evolved data center model, in contrast, is like the new TV and music models – you only buy the show or the song you want.
A high percentage of today’s data centers use water-based cooling methods to keep them from becoming the equivalent of a Hopi sweatbox in the desert. When you’re planning a new data center you may want to consider the impact of the weather and water availability on your decision.
Data center leaders that opt for basic PDUs because they cost less than intelligent PDUs are making a big mistake. The truth is intelligent PDUs offer a significantly higher return on investment (ROI). Learn why intelligent PDUs are the smart choice.
Toutes les architectures IT ne sont pas égales. Que vous mettiez à jour votre infrastructure existante ou que vous partiez de zéro pour en créer une nouvelle, il est sage de choisir une solution qui facilite le déploiement et rationalise la gestion tout en
maintenant des coûts raisonnables.
The report explores the new finance best practices CFOs are adopting in the Digital Age to create modern finance organizations better equipped to support more agile, technology-enabled business models and stronger C-suite collaboration.
Raritan’s hybrid transfer switch offers surge protection, field replaceable fuses, and disaster recovery in case of a shorted load. They’re also energy efficient - consuming a mere 20W - and thereby produce less heat resulting in fewer issues during installation and day-to-day use.
This white paper presents and compares the effectiveness of two types of airflow containment systems (legacy and modular), the resultant impact on IT temperatures, the energy consumption and associated operational costs for the data center, and the projected return on investment (ROI) for implementing the containment systems.
This white paper will “follow the money” and show where the power is being used within your data center facility, along with the effects of changes like increasing the overall temperature within your data center.
University of East Anglia wished to create a “green” HPC resource, increase compute power and support research across multiple operating systems. Platform HPC increased compute power from 9 to 21.5 teraflops, cut power consumption rates and costs and provided flexible, responsive support.
WebEx elected to pursue a course of investigation and analysis that required a granular picture of its application-centric hardware implementations and corresponding power usage profiles. To accomplish this, WebEx decided to retool their datacenters with intelligent power strips having the ability to remotely report power consumption.
This in depth study addresses questions, such as “Is their enough physical space to install the fibers I need?” “Can I install the topology needed and still provide room for future expansion and ensure adequate fiber protection?”
CIOs are on a constant quest to understand what infrastructure will provide the best fit, at the lowest risk and cost. In today’s evolving data center, defining the proper use of data center assets, and how cloud-based platforms may or may not fit into the mix is critical to business success. With the abundance of cloud offerings in the market place, physical infrastructure is no longer an enterprise IT requirement. Cloud has established itself as an excellent option for infrastructure outsourcing.