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How (And Why) IT Facilities Should Reduce Energy Consumption

How (And Why) IT Facilities Should Reduce Energy Consumption One of the single biggest users of electricity in a given organization is usually the IT department. Cutting back on this consumption is a high priority for many, but it can … Continue reading

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Cooling Equipment Maintenance Service Contract is Critical to Data Center Uptime

  Computer room air conditioning (CRAC) systems are critical to maintaining computing equipment efficiency and longevity, and therefore maintaining your data center’s CRAC system is critical as well. A recent focus group led by Schneider Electric showed that data center … Continue reading

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure – Industry Analyst Insights

When it comes to addressing customer demands, many technological companies are turning to Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI). Somewhat primitive at first, these technologies have evolved over the past few years, allowing frustrated consumers to switch from supporting operational processes and traditional … Continue reading

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Is Hyper-Converged IT Ready to Deliver What You Need?

The trend in technology these days seems to be to migrate all related applications to a single source. This seems intuitive given that everyone would love to be able to jump back and forth between system settings with the simple … Continue reading

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What Can Be Done to Cut Down on Data Center Outages?

As more and more businesses depend on their data centers for continued operation, outages can cost thousands of dollars for every minute that the center is offline. Even though the number and duration of power outages has decreased significantly over … Continue reading

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The Advantages of Open Source for Networked Data Centers

From smart home applications to vast online commercial empires, today’s leading industries are increasingly dependent on extensive data networks. Unlike previous years, when data was generated and stored on using proprietary software developed for use only with specific hardware, today’s … Continue reading

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The Importance of Tape in an Increasingly Data-Rich World

It isn’t talked about much, but tape is more important in today’s world of exploding data collection and storage than it was decades ago. Enterprise tape is now able to store 10 TB for eachcartridge at 360 MB/sec. Tape libraries … Continue reading

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Spot Data Center Problems Before They Happen

Given the importance that immediate access to information carries in today’s business world, being able to rely upon your data center for round-the-clock reliability is vital. Unfortunately, completely uninterrupted support is impossible. Far too many companies adopt a “wait-and-see” approach … Continue reading

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The Data Center Has Changed Forever

Over the past few decades, virtually every single aspect of the data center has changed. This massive shift in architecture is largely fueled by the applications that run these centers. The previous standard of monolithic packages has largely been replaced … Continue reading

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UPS Modernization Is a Must for Growing Companies

You need to keep your office running 24/7, and that means critical infrastructure has to remain online and accessible. Just same, everything ages and as components wear down, you are increasingly exposed to the risk of downtime. It is invaluable … Continue reading

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