Archive for: August 2014

Plugging into the future – DatacenterDynamics

Many data centers already have a cable plant that can support 10GbE. It’s going to take customers demanding that a 10G Base-TX (RJ45) solution be made available. 

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Vantage Offers Private Direct Links to Amazon, Microsoft Clouds

Vantage Data Centers has partnered with Level 3 to provide private network connections to Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and other public clouds within its Santa Clara, California, data centers. Data center providers continue to enable direct private links to cloud in order to meet hybrid computing needs of customers.

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Dell Leader for Second Year in Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (UTM)

As cybercriminals get more sophisticated, organizations must become more serious about implementing market-leading next-generation firewalls for protection.

While there are many options available to fill this need, Dell is one of the few that offers firewalls that consistently drive leading threat protection along with increasingly greater performance and value.

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New case study – @CoatsPLC migrated 7,500 users in 5 months from Notes to #Office365 @DellSoftware

Check out our new Notes migration case study!

To enable effective collaboration in its global business, Coats needed to migrate 7,500 users in 70 countries from IBM Notes to Microsoft Office 365. The migration had to be complete in just five months, without disrupting the business. Coats engaged InfraScience to help with the migration, who chose Dell Notes Migrator for Exchange and Coexistence Manager for Notes.

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Juniper Networks Introduces Highly-Available Campus Distribution Switch for High-Performance and Reliable Access to Cloud Applications

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The Top 25 Channel Sales Leaders Of 2014

As part of CRN’s Top 100 Executives of 2014 list, take a look at 25 channel sales executives that really stood out as they worked to bring success to their partners.

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The Top 25 Innovators Of 2014

As part of our ranking of the Top 100 Executives Of 2014, CRN recognizes the 25 innovators who are setting the technology course.

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VMware NSX Customer Story: Colt Decreases Data Center Networking Complexity

Adoption of network virtualization and SDN technologies from VMware and Arista Networks simplifies cloud infrastructure and enables automation to reduce timescales of cloud and network service provisioning Offering the largest enterprise-class cloud footprint in Europe, Colt, an established leader in delivering integrated network, data center, voice and IT services, has implemented software- defined networking. Adoption of network virtualization and SDN technologies from VMware and Arista Networks simplifies cloud infrastructure and enables automation to reduce timescales of cloud and network service provisioning

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DataSite Upgrades Critical Infrastructure in Orlando Data Center

DataSite completed a $12 million critical systems upgrade in its Orlando data center, adding power and cooling capacity. The company provides wholesale and retail colocation space for medium and high power density computing environments.

The single story, free-standing building is 130,000 square feet. It was built to withstand hurricanes, one of the most potent natural disasters in the state. The facility is Category 5 hurricane rated and is 60 miles inland, outside of the 500-year floodplain.

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A flexible data center layout made for the new standard – TechTarget

Data centers aren't the center of the IT universe anymore. With plenty of resources for hosting dynamic workloads -- cloud, colocation, as a service, or data center -- the on-premises facility layout must become equally flexible.

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