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Well-Maintained Cooling Equipment Helps Avoid Data Center Downtime

According to the Gartner Group, provider of technology related information and statistics, $5,600 a minute is the average cost of data center downtime, which amounts to a whopping $336,000 per hour. Obviously, this is devastating in terms of lost revenue … Continue reading

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Is Liquid Cooling Servers the Next Big Thing in Data Center Development?

Liquid cooling CPUs to enhance performance by enhancing the disposal of heat waste is not a novel concept. In one form or another, it has been growing in popularity for years. Traditional liquid cooling systems are set up to service … Continue reading

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Micro Data Centers Provide a Pivot Point for Data Cost Controls

For a number of years now, the move among IT departments at most major corporations has been toward consolidation, and much of the development of cloud infrastructure has revolved around making that kind of application offloading cost-effective for client corporations. … Continue reading

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Overcoming the 3 Biggest Barriers to Adopting Cloud Applications

It is clear at this point that cloud computing is here to stay, with most industries not only moving toward the enthusiastic adoption of cloud applications for day-to-day operations, outsourced data processing, and the consolidation of mission-critical applications that allows … Continue reading

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Cloud Control

Many people who work with computers on a daily basis have developed at least a passing acquaintance with the cloud. Most IT professionals are usually more knowledgeable than the average person about using this relatively new technology, but the number … Continue reading

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Steps to Optimize the Flash Storage in Your Data Center

Steps to Optimize the Flash Storage in Your Data Center As flash-based storage becomes a larger and larger part of the marketplace for data storage solutions, new processes that take its unique properties into account are necessary. This is especially … Continue reading

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Why Colocation Data Centers Have Issues Scaling Biometric Applications

  The first and probably most blanket answer to this conundrum is actually fairly simple: since biometric processes are inherently hardware-focused, they don’t really scale effectively, because large-scale networks wind up with a vast array of endpoint machines to coordinate … Continue reading

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An Overview of Network Function Virtualization

  One of the fastest growing new technologies is network function virtualization, also known as NFV. First introduced in 2012, this modern approach to network services has the potential to revolutionize the field. Here’s a quick look at this networking … Continue reading

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The Digital Revolution Means Big Changes for IT Service Management

With the modern day shift towards digitization of data and processes, IT departments worldwide are being called upon to rapidly grow their service catalog to include all the new technologies their users may benefit from. IT managers must stay abreast … Continue reading

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Strategic Management of Computing and Storage Use in a Hybrid IT Environment

Cloud computing is the process of using an off-site network of computers or servers to process and store data. Cloud computing is often seen as the solution to all local computing and IT challenges as companies move entire workflows from … Continue reading

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