Industry Perspectives

Moving Forward: Data Center Modernization

JOHN HUMPHREYS<BR>EgeneraJOHN HUMPHREYS
Egenera

Converged infrastructure can be the foundation of a data center modernization project, writes John Humphreys of Egenera, because the technology increases security, automates management, improves SLAs and reduces time to deliver for new project. Read More

Why SOC 1/SSAE 16 is Still the King of the Hill

CHRIS SCHELLMAN<BR>BRIGHTLINECHRIS SCHELLMAN
BRIGHTLINE

While SOC 2 has potential, SOC 1 remains one of the most important assurance tools for hosting providers, writes Chris Schellman of Brightline. Decision makers should recognize that data centers are often valid candidates for both SOC 1 and SOC 2 examinations.  Read More

Moving to the Cloud, One App at a Time

JOSH CROWE<br>InternapJOSH CROWE
Internap

Top-notch IT organizations are moving apps to the cloud, because they are realizing that it’s easier to consume quality infrastructure from vendors than to build out increasingly large numbers of assets into their own data centers, writes Josh Crow, of Internap. Read More

Making a Hash of Database Deduplication

JEFF TOFANO<br>SEPATONJEFF TOFANO
SEPATON

IT managers in big data environments know they need deduplication. However, few are aware that inline/hash-based deduplication technologies are not able to efficiently deduplicate multi-stream database data, multiplexed data or data in progressive incremental backup environments, writes Jeff Tofano of SEPATON. Read More

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