Industry Perspectives

How Green is your Data Center?

KOBI HAGGAY</br>RiT TechnologiesKOBI HAGGAY
RiT Technologies

Energy costs are on the rise for behemoths, like Apple, as well as smaller enterprises. While companies that large might be able to build wind farms to become more efficient, that’s not the case for average data centers. The AIM (automatic infrastructure management) standard, due to be released later this year, can help you manage your network and provide greater energy efficiency. Read More

Maximizing Insight From Your Monitoring

RYAN SMITH<BR/>Cervalis LLC.RYAN SMITH
Cervalis LLC.

Simply put, monitoring systems work by asking certain questions of devices in your network to determine how much or how little they are being utilized. While polling works wonders, it’s important to communicate what you want monitored at at what invervals to your software vendor. Read More

5 Tips for Securing Your Cloud Computing System

SAMEER BHATIA</br>ProProfsSAMEER BHATIA
ProProfs

As much as cloud computing has helped with the storage of data, it has created the need for increased security. Without testing, backups and proper access permissions, data can be easily hacked or stolen. Here are five tips for ensuring your data is protected. Read More

In-Memory Computing: Transforming Business Intelligence and the Internet of Things

DR. WILLIAM L. BAIN</br>ScaleOut SoftwareDR. WILLIAM L. BAIN
ScaleOut Software

The financial, manufacturing and entertainment industries, among others, are becoming increasingly fond of the next generation of business intelligence. Called operational intelligence (OI), the technology can analyze live, fast-changing data and provide immediate feedback for ever-growing streams of data generated by the Internet of Things initiatives. Read More

Six Tips for Keeping Your Cool in All Seasons

MARK SILNES</br>Emerson/Liebert ServicesMARK SILNES
Emerson/Liebert Services

Now that the colder temperatures and harsh winter weather are behind us, it’s time to perform regular maintenance on cooling systems and take preventive measures to ensure the change in seasons doesn’t affect their effectiveness and sustainability. Read More

The IT X-Factor to Gain Business Agility

PAUL MILLER</br>HP Converged Data Center InfrastructurePAUL MILLER
HP Converged Data Center Infrastructure

The new IT X-factor, or converged systems, are rapidly gaining acceptance as the way to improve overall business agility, optimize staff productivity, and increase the quality and speed of services delivered to clients. Read More

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