Archive for: September 2014

The Hybrid Approach: Rewriting the Rules for Backup Storage

There are more users accessing complex applications with a variety of new data points. These users must be enabled by their organizations to leverage critical resources from any device and any time.

So how does a business keep up? How can an organization maintain control over an ever-evolving data management process?

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Get Ready for Next-Generation Colocation

As companies continue migrating to the cloud, they often run into unexpected management issues regarding the integration of cloud services with in-house IT systems. Organizations are challenged to bridge the gap that exists between internal technologies, traditional hosting solutions and the cloud.

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Understanding the Cost of Delivering a Service

Throughout the history of the data center, understanding the true costs behind the technology has been an uphill struggle. Recently, eBay and Facebook announced that they are taking steps to understand data center cost and efficiency. And while this proves that the struggle is gaining momentum, it doesn’t mean much to the average data center owner who can’t command the budget to take similar steps.

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Tech 10: Virtualization Products That Are Making Data Centers More Efficient

Virtualization has had a beneficial impact on data centers for years, changing the way organizations run and manage their servers, desktops and infrastructure management. It’s probably the single most important technology that makes cloud computing possible; without it, the data center wouldn’t be nearly as dynamic and flexible as it is today.

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IaaS, EaaS, PaaS, and DevOps – Good for Absolutely Everything

Recently, I have had a lot of discussion with customers and colleagues around IaaS, EaaS, PaaS, and DevOps. In these conversations, it has been clear that there is little clarity on what each of these are and how they can be paired or integrated. The items below are not listed in any particular order and are all essential elements to improving speed & agility in your application delivery pipeline and to reducing cost related to management and support activities.

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Safely Avoid Overcooling Your Data Center

Your data center is powering some of the most complex workloads and systems out there, and your business and users rely on these services to function and perform critical duties. Your data center has more users, more applications and more infrastructure to control than ever before.

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Juniper Networks Expands Spotlight Secure to Stop Advanced Malware and Emerging Threats

SUNNYVALE, CA–(Marketwired – Sep 9, 2014) – Juniper Networks (NYSEJNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today announced new advancements in its security capabilities that extend the Juniper Networks® Spotlight Secure threat intelligence platform and link it with firewall policies in Juniper Networks SRX Series Services Gateways

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Expedient Breaks Ground in Columbus Market

Colocation, managed services and cloud provider Expedient has broken ground on a 60,000-square-foot, $52 million data center in Dublin, Ohio (just outside Columbus). Once completed, the facility will add 18 megawatts and triple Expedient’s footprint in the Columbus market. The first phase is expected to open in the second half of 2015.

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Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of September 5th

For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.

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Capitalizing on Hybrid Clouds

If CIOs and their IT organizations want to maintain their business relevance – and be in a position to expand their business contribution – they must leverage mobile and social, as well as new technologies and services for business innovation. They need to complete the shift to a services-based provisioning and consumption model.

Read the source article at EMC Public Sector