Author Archives: Industry Perspectives

Beware the Closed System: Just Integrate


Data integrations are often the number one driver to acquire enterprise scale DCIM software as organizations look to eliminate the labor-intensive task of going to ten, fifty, or even a hundred different systems to get accurate power, space and cooling data, writes Lara Greden of CA Technologies. Read More

DCeP-tive Metrics Are Not Productive


Data Center energy Productivity, abbreviated DCeP, has been the focus of recent attention. Mark Monroe, of DLB Associates, and formerly of the Green Grid, asks if DCeP is really a valuable and useful metric for the data center industry. Read More

Will High Frequency Trading Become A Flash in The Pan?


Given recent events, those salespeople and sales managers should be getting a little concerned, especially if they understand the clients’ business models. Most publicly, the Volcker Rule — part of the Dodd‐Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act — threatens the basic legality of high frequency trading, writes Patrick Mannion of Align. Read More