Tag: Operations

Dell’s SuperMassive Scores Big in NSS Labs 2014 NGFW Real-World Test Again

The finest restaurant guarantees its longevity by making sure its meals taste perfect and satisfying to customers each and every time they visit.

Scoring big consistently with five stars rating is the key to its success. The same must be when it comes to your business livelihood.

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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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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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Four Big Advantages of Multi-Tenant Data Centers

Server virtualization, application delivery, and IT consumerization have all impacted how end-users process and consume information. Because of this, entire business models are being forced to change and data center operations forced to evolve.

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SuperNAP 8 Earns Tier IV Gold Status for Operations

Uptime isn’t just about having a resilient facility. Human error is among the leading causes of data center outages, underlining the importance of a well-trained staff and operational best practices.

The team at Switch in Las Vegas has now met the highest standards on both fronts. After earning Tier IV certification from the Uptime Institute earlier this year, Switch’s SuperNAP 8 has now added Tier IV Gold certification for Operational Sustainability.

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Making Clusters Easy to Use and Easy to Own

Companies have more choices than ever to save money and improve efficiency in their IT environment such as public and private cloud, virtual server environments, and high performance SSD storage. They can even combine a traditional physical server environment with cloud in hybrid configurations for better disaster recovery protection.

However, protecting business critical applications such as SQL, Oracle, SAP, file and print from downtime and disasters in these environments poses a variety of challenges to traditional SAN-based cluster environments.

 

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How DCIM Improves Planning and Cuts Operational Costs

Your data center has become a critical component of your business. So much so that many business initiatives are actually planned around the capabilities of IT. The emergence of cloud, IT consumerization, and a lot more data have forced the data center to evolve and support new demands. Through it all, data center management and control sit at the top of an administrator’s task list.

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What Kind of Cloud Buyer Are You?

Matt Gerber is Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at 2nd Watch.

If your company is experimenting by migrating a single application to the cloud, there’s no need to reinvent processes. But what if you are looking to move entire departments of users and applications to AWS or Azure? That can mean a full-scale transformation of IT operations.

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The Huge Opex Win – Treat Inactive Data like Inactive Data

Few organizations are unaware of the challenges posed by ever-increasing amounts of unstructured data. Primary storage data growth extends backup cycles, consumes resources, requires unnecessary management overhead, and can end up costing millions of dollars for extensions and upgrades.

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EMCORE Introduces Genesis XD Cross-Point Matrix Switch and GBOX Extenders for Enterprise 4K Ultra HD Digital Media …

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — EMCORE Corporation , a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the fiber optic and space solar power markets, announced today the introduction of the new Genesis XD (“GXD”) multimedia matrix switch for small-to-large Enterprise connectivity applications. 

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