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Should Data Centers Attempt to Achieve a Single Pane of Glass for DCIM?

Data centers run a lot of software, applications, and more in order to perform all of the necessary tasks a data center completes.  For a data center to run properly there is not just one program to get everything done, … Continue reading

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Environmental Impact of Data Centers

Data centers perform an invaluable job but that comes at a cost.  Data centers use a significant amount of energy and, while many are making efforts to be more energy efficient, the fact of the matter is that there are … Continue reading

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What To Consider During a Data Center Migration

Data center migration.  Those three words could probably send any data center manager running for the hills.  Alas, when a data center has outgrown its current facilities or has to be moved for any other reason, data center migration is … Continue reading

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How to Build An Immortal & Future-Proof Data Center

Designing and constructing a data center is no small undertaking.  Heating and cooling, energy efficiency, infrastructure management and scalability must all be considered.  A data center must be designed to meet current needs while being able to scale up or … Continue reading

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Importance of Circuit Protection in Data Centers

Data centers use a lot of power, have a lot of equipment and run around the clock.  With so much going on in data centers, circuit breakers have a lot to manage and can easily become overloaded without proper attention, … Continue reading

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How To Create a Successful Corporate IT Department

Corporate IT departments are complex and critical to the success of any business.  In today’s world, technology is constantly evolving, more and more is being done in the online environment and customers are demanding constant uptime.  A corporate IT department, … Continue reading

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Data Center Automation

Data centers are supposed to be technology driven and on the cutting edge of technological advances.  But, when technology changes in the blink of an eye, data center infrastructure and programs can very quickly become outdated.  A data center is … Continue reading

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Introduction to VMWare & It’s Common Terms and Acronyms

Are you familiar with VMWare?  If not, you should be.  VMWare is a cloud computing and virtualization software that is exclusively compatible with X86 hardware.  In IT, by going virtual, IT related expenses can be greatly reduced and with VMWare … Continue reading

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Data Center Capacity Management

Data center capacity management is a hot topic among data center managers and staff.  Effectively managing data center capacity is a challenging undertaking and one that is constantly evolving which keeps everyone on their toes.  Without a capacity management plan … Continue reading

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Should You Relocate Your Data Center?

A lot of data centers are doing it but is it right for you?  Relocation – how do you really know when it is time?  For data centers, there may be some tell-tale signs that it is time to relocate.  … Continue reading

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