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Industrial Machines Are Coming To The Cloud

According to Gartner, Inc 20.8 billion objects will have connectivity by 2020. The Internet of Things has been highly spoken of as the force behind this predicted growth in devices and data, but silently behind it the Industrial Internet of … Continue reading

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Protecting Data Center Hardware and Avoiding Unexpected Downtime

Ensuring hardware is protected from unexpected physical consequences is an essential and often overlooked part of maintaining a data center. The strategies below will reduce the risk of downtime and potential damage to hardware. Power Management The Uninterruptible Power Supply … Continue reading

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Why Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Is the Future of IT

As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to develop, the wisdom of converged infrastructure is making more and more sense. The basic idea behind it, developed during the early days of device integration, was the idea that bringing together device … Continue reading

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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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