Industry Perspectives

Pathways to Data Center Virtualization

NITIN MISHRA<br>NetMagic SolutionsNITIN MISHRA
NetMagic Solutions

In a data center, virtualization is often driven by server sprawl that occurs as new applications are moved and assigned their own servers to minimize the risk of under-resourcing. Organizations can also use virtualization as a strategy for realizing more tangible benefits. Read More

A Better Way to Recover from Hurricanes

IZZY AZERI<br />Acronis AmericasIZZY AZERI
Acronis Americas

As IT evolves, three things have aligned ito make it much easier for small and medium-size businesses to achieve the same level of data protection available at large enterprises: imaging, virtualization and cloud services. Read More

Packet-Optical Data Center Interconnect Networks

KEVIN WADE<br>CyanKEVIN WADE
Cyan

The increasing availability of dark fiber is leading a growing number of operators to deploy their own data center interconnect (DCI) networks. Beyond reducing leased-line costs, or even eliminating them altogether, this approach gives data center operators the strategic advantage of controlling their network from end-to-end. Read More

How The Cloud Changes Disaster Recovery

MIKE KLEIN<br>Online TechMIKE KLEIN
Online Tech

There are a lot of benefits with cloud computing – cost-effective resource use, rapid provisioning, scalability and elasticity. This guest columnist asserts that one of the most significant advantages to cloud computing is the sea change it delivers for disaster recovery. Read More

Setting Standards: DC Measurement & Reporting

DAVID SCHIRMACHER<br>FieldView SolutionsDAVID SCHIRMACHER
FieldView Solutions

By agreeing on a common set of industry standards and guidelines, companies can more accurately monitor and measure the energy performance of their data center operations. Better measurement standards are the only way to create a baseline of consumption and effectively set targets for future use. Read More

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