Author Archives: Bill Kleyman

About Bill Kleyman

Bill Kleyman is a veteran, enthusiastic technologist with experience in data center design, management and deployment. His architecture work includes virtualization and cloud deployments as well as business network design and implementation. Currently, Bill works as the National Director of Strategy and Innovation at MTM Technologies, a Stamford, CT based consulting firm.

Five Great Tips to Help Secure Your Data Center

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Cloud computing, big data, virtualization and IT consumerization are all finding a new place within the data center. As with anything with information technology: the bigger the service or platform, the bigger the target. Learn how to secure and protect your data center. Read More

Cooling Capacity Factor Reveals Stranded Capacity

One of the huge chambers inside the "penthouse" cooling system used by Facebook in its new Oregon data center. Facebook has updated some elements of the system in its newest data centers. (Photo credit: Alan Brandt)

New IT solutions have created environments capable of more user density, more resiliency and even greater amounts of consolidation. Remember, although these systems do increase efficiency, they also modify the dynamics of data center cooling capacities. Learn how Calculating the CCF is the quickest and easiest way to determine cooling infrastructure utilization and the potential gains! Read More

The Evolution of as-a-Service Data Center Technologies

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Data center providers are actively trying to become your one-stop place for all of your compute needs. It makes sense too – The data center market has really heated up as demands around data center services continue to increase. Even now, we have new services ranging from Software-as-a-Service to Everything-as-a-Service! Read More

Your Amazon Cloud Just Went Down. Now What?

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As the digitization of the modern infrastructure continues to grow – there will be even more reliance on the services that both cloud and the data center deliver. However, there is something important to understand about the cloud. Nothing in IT is ever perfect. This includes the cloud. With that, your cloud infrastructure just went down; now what? Read More

What Personal Cloud Means for Consumers And Enterprises

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Driven by IT consumerization and the ever growing number of personal end-points, the personal cloud is starting to make its presence known. Already users are demanding that their data, files, personalization settings, and even applications have the capability to travel with them. Columnist Bill Kleyman explores this emerging trend. Read More

Optimize Storage to Improve Cloud and Virtualization Performance

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As the IT department is constantly faced with the challenge of running a lean, optimized environment, a large part of any modern-day infrastructure will be the storage component because it is one of the central pieces behind a cloud and virtualization environment. Learn more about optimizing your storage to increase performance. Read More