Industry Perspectives

Big Data: What It Means for Data Center Infrastructure

KRISHNA KALLAKURI<br />DataFactZKRISHNA KALLAKURI
DataFactZ

Big Data, with all its computing and storage needs, is driving the development of storage hardware, network infrastructure and new ways of handling ever-increasing computing needs. The most important infrastructure aspect of Big Data analytics is storage, writes Krishna Kallakuri of DataFactZ. Read More

5 Ways to Maximize Your Server Room ROI

PAUL STENNETT</br>
Cableorganizer.comPAUL STENNETT
Cableorganizer.com

While cutting corners is unacceptable, if you keep an eye on certain aspects of building, maintaining, and upgrading your equipment, your costs can be lowered greatly, writes Paul Stennett of Cableorganizer.com. Read More

Creating End-User Mobility Policies

BILL KLEYMAN<br>
MTM TechnologiesBILL KLEYMAN
MTM Technologies

While the Age of Bring-Your-Own-Device has arrived, the implementation is where the underlying challenges start. With all of these devices, how does an IT department manage the data being delivered and how can they continue to provide a powerful end-user experience? Bill Kleyman of MTM Technologies explores the points to consider when deploying a BYOD platform across the enterprise.
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How a Robot Can Simplify Data Center Management

SRINIVASA VIVEK<br />EMCSRINIVASA VIVEK
EMC

With increased reliance on data centers, full software and hardware robotics automation is no longer a question of if, but a matter of when. Srinivasa Vivek of EMC offers a look at an inexpensive robot that automatically maps and navigates a data center, collects temperature, humidity and other data. Read More

Taking a Leap Forward in Efficiency with Real-Time PUE

PATRICK FLYNN<br>
IOPATRICK FLYNN
IO

Though widely used, PUE has industry-acknowledged shortcomings in terms of accuracy. For starters, PUE does not measure efficient performance of a data center’s end purpose, which is to conduct digital work. Patrick Flynn of IO writes about moving beyond PUE in measuring efficiency in the data center. Read More

Energy Savings for Legacy Equipment – Realistic?

JEFF KLAUS<br>IntelJEFF KLAUS
Intel

Energy savings and legacy systems are not mutually exclusive, nor should they be examined in isolation. Efficient resource utilization comes from understanding how the systems consume the shared resources in the data center (regardless the size), writes Jeff Klaus of Intel. Read More

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