“Who owns the DCIM solution?” and “How can IT and Facilities work together to ensure the operations of a data center and that corporate objectives are met without impacting individual goals?”. In this eBook, we explore the different roles and responsibilities of each as they relate to decision making and daily operations within the data center.
DCIM tools support the diverse needs of colocation providers, large enterprises/managed service providers and midsize enterprises. This research provides data center managers with insight into seven DCIM tools and their ability to support these three uses cases.
In this white paper, we’ll explore the difference between two different approaches and highlight where and how dedicated servers can not only give you better performance, reliability, control and security, but can be just as attractive as cloud in terms of both flexibility and cost efficiency.
This document is a Cisco Validated Design (CVD) for Cisco Connected Mobile Experience (CMX) Solutions. It presents system-level requirements, recommendations, guidelines, and best practices for detecting, connecting, and engaging mobile users within your venue and leveraging your Wi-Fi network to fit your business needs. As Cisco continues to develop and enhance the technologies required to implement a CMX solution, this CVD will evolve and be updated to provide the latest guidelines, recommendations, and best practices for designing and deploying a CMX solution.
While providing your customers and guests with Wi-Fi, you can give them pertinent information, individual attention, and special offers. And you can learn how, where, and when they move through your venue. Customers or guests passing through your store, hotel, or other venue increasingly expect free Wi-Fi. They also expect personal service. You can give them both, which can help boost your sales. And in doing so, you can gain information that will help make your venue more attractive and profitable.
In this white paper, Cloud Spectator reveals the results from a normalized comparison of performance between two cloud providers’ services, Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 and Internap AgileCLOUD. The analysis considered each provider’s IaaS functionality, price, and performance in typical cloud-hosted workloads.
This paper discusses making realistic improvements to power, cooling, racks, physical security, monitoring, and lighting.
The focus of this paper is on small server rooms and branch offices
with up to 10kW of IT load.
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.
Users Beware: 10 Security Tips to Share with Your Users - ThreatTrack Security has compiled these 10 tips to help your users avoid common online threats. The following information is available to IT admins to share with users so they are more aware of the security traps they face every day.
The Internet of Things is one of the most often discussed and hotly debated topics in IT today. Now see how factories, utility companies, railroads, and more are taking advantage of the latest technology to gain greater insight, make more informed decisions, and get more done.
Join the TechWiseTV team and guest experts as they go deep into the solutions that make it easier to gather data and put it to work from the factory floor out into the field.
Cisco estimates that the Internet of Everything (IoE) — the networked connection of people, process, data, and things — will generate $19 trillion in Value at Stake for the private and public sectors combined between 2013 and 2022. More than 42 percent of this value — $8 trillion — will come from one of IoE’s chief enablers, the Internet of Things (IoT).
Gain an Edge by Taking Analytics to the Edge!
This presentation will illustrate how IT leaders are leveraging Unified Communications (UC) to deliver real-world business impact and present a roadmap for moving from application- and device-specific infrastructures to a more flexible Unified Communications (UC) solution.
This white paper aims to help businesses address these fundamental questions, based on a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) modeling methodology built from Rackspace’s extensive experience working with IT organizations of all sizes, in order to make an informed ROI assessment.
If the data center is the heart of the organization then the data center operators are the eyes. But today’s complex business environments also demand agility and flexibility to meet the requirements of your organization. Download this free paper to improve the data center visibility in your organization.
Software Defined Networking (SDN) allows organizations to deliver networking with the same level of flexibility and agility as virtualization has allowed them to deliver other parts of their infrastructure. This free webinar will examine current networking architectures at a high level.
This guide was created to offer a preliminary understanding of
Cloud computing, so that business owners and managers will
be better positioned to make the move toward Cloud services
sooner, rather than later.