• How to Optimize Your Data Center Design for Improved Safety

    How to Optimize Your Data Center Design for Improved Safety

    Data centers are becoming increasingly necessary in our modern society since people often work, shop, stay entertained, and communicate with loved ones online. When data centers have issues, thousands of individuals across the world could experience the effects. Beyond that, equipment failures could pose dangers — such as fires — to on-site staff members. Adhering
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  • How the IoT is Transforming Data Centers

    How the IoT is Transforming Data Centers

    While the Internet of Things is rapidly taking off around the world, it’s important to remember one thing that’s essential to the existence of this technology, and how without it, the whole system could come crashing down. I am, of course, talking about data. By 2020, there are estimated to be over 26 billion IoT
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  • 5 Reasons to Take a Unified Approach to Storage

    5 Reasons to Take a Unified Approach to Storage

    While computing has become increasingly complex, mobile centric and platform independent, it stands to reason that storage systems, too, must also evolve. This is true not only as a means of keeping up with the changing requirements of today’s applications, but also as a way to make the data center simpler to manage, more cost
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  • What IoT Means for Data Centers

    What IoT Means for Data Centers

    The IoT is taking our culture by storm. With both positive and negative effects on mainstream consumers, it’s easy to overlook the areas where the IoT is already prevalent. One such area — the modern data center — is already benefitting from the enhancements of brand new, IoT-centric infrastructure. But there are some challenges associated
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  • Shadow IT is in the Data Center – Time to Change

    Shadow IT is in the Data Center – Time to Change

    Enterprise IT has been living in the dark for too long. It’s time to step out into the light. When I have a conversation with IT professionals about their monitoring strategies, they usually relax, sit back in their chair, and assure me it’s all taken care of. When we dig into the details together, they
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  • Why NVMe Is Better When Shared

    Why NVMe Is Better When Shared

    The NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Host Controller Interface Specification) standard is being adopted at a rapid pace, with many enterprises already designing all-NVMe data centers as part of new shared-nothing storage architectures for web-scale applications. A recently awarded patent highlights the innovation taking place around NVMe-enabled storage, particularly if your IT network is running real-time analytics,
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  • Indian Data Centers – What is the Attraction?

    Indian Data Centers – What is the Attraction?

    Demand for increasing storage capacity and continuous rise in data usage has pushed the expansion of data centers all across the globe. In India, this segment has been hastened by several positive factors, such as government projects including Digital India or Make in India, and the growth of different sectors including banking, financial services, insurance,
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  • The In-House Data Center is Not Disappearing Anytime Soon!

    The In-House Data Center is Not Disappearing Anytime Soon!

    While there is an undeniable migration of many enteriprise capabilities to the Cloud, the in-house owned and operated data center is not going anywhere anytime soon. Uptime Institute has just announced the findings of its seventh annual Data Center Industry Survey. This survey examines key trends and developments that are shaping today’s IT infrastructure industry. The results
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