Industry Perspectives

Two Paths for Data Center Location

LARRY BENTLEY<br>Verizon BusinessLARRY BENTLEY
Verizon Business

When selecting a site for a data center, enterprises are faced with two categories – locations of corporate convenience or more remote locations where resources are cheap and plentiful, the local climate is friendly or increased security is provided. Read More

Cloud Lessons & LeMans Racing

BOB DEUTSCHE<br>IntelBOB DEUTSCHE
Intel

Migration to cloud infrastructure and motor car racing have some interesting parallels. As Henry Ford II found out in 1964, just pulling together a team (solutions framework) with the right skills and components doesn’t mean your plan is fool-proof. Factors outside the framework can still ruin your plans. Read More

Measuring Available Redundant Capacity

JAY HARTLEY<br>ModiusJAY HARTLEY
Modius

Available Redundant Capacity is the term used in power planning that customers may not know, but they do ask for it daily. What they ask is, “Where can I safely add new IT equipment without overloading and potentially bringing down my facility?” Calculating ARC is the answer. Read More

Ensuring Fast Web Apps in the Cloud

KOSTEN METREWELI<br>Zeus TechnologyKOSTEN METREWELI
Zeus Technology

While there are many benefits to using cloud services, one drawback may be cloud downtime and/or slower Web application availability. To address this issue, application delivery controllers (ADCs) help balance loads across multiple cloud platforms. Read More

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