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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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Preparing For Data Center Emergencies

One of the most important aspects of any data center is its reliability. In order to keep everything running smoothly, it’s imperative that maintenance teams and operations managers prepare for potential emergencies, both taking steps to prevent them and making … Continue reading

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Increasing Rate of Data Production Prompts Google to Rethink Data Center Storage

The rate of change for data storage needs in the cloud is huge. In an example from a research paper from Google – YouTube users upload 400 hours of video every minute, requiring the addition of 1 million GB of … Continue reading

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Increasing Connectedness Puts Added Strain on Data Center Support Services

  The internet has connected us all. It has made it possible for people and computers anywhere in the world to communicate. We want to be able to work from home or our favorite coffee shop, requiring access to all … Continue reading

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