Industry Perspectives

Integration as Alternative to New Build

JEFF STURGEON<br>Emerson Network PowerJEFF STURGEON
Emerson Network Power

Compared to conventional methods of data center design, integrated infrastructure architectures are emerging in a variety of configurations that still address organizations’ business needs, while increasing efficiency, maintaining availability and speeding deployment. Read More

A Call to Action for Virtual Machine Interoperability

JAKE SMITH<br>IntelJAKE SMITH
Intel

Open Data Center Alliance introduced a new VM interoperability usage model, and Intel finds it a step in the right direction because a basic level of VM interoperability will help cloud subscribers and providers reduce complexity and cost as well as improve the performance of IT services. Read More

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

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