Industry Perspectives

Automating Data Center Asset Management: It’s About Time

BOB CARTWRIGHT<br>VizualiizBOB CARTWRIGHT
Vizualiiz

Even in today’s modern automated world, managers of some of the country’s largest data centers still use spreadsheets to try to keep track of data center assets, writes Bob Cartwright, of Vizualiiz. The reason why is simple: a lack of focus on software innovation for managing data center assets. Read More

Sustainable Building Certifications: LEED

RON VOKOUN<br>Gray ConstructionRON VOKOUN
Gray Construction

Sustainable building certifications have been gaining momentum, and often data center operators are unsure of which to pursue. Ron Vokoun, of Gray Construction, details the LEED certification and its benefits and drawbacks in Part 1 of a two-part series on certification. Read More

Designing IT Workloads For Efficiency

HANI ELBEYALI<br>
DellHANI ELBEYALI
Dell

Shifting a larger share of an IT project’s budget to the concept and planning stages can help all the stakeholders proceed with a common framework. This includes designing from the infrastructure up to ensure that workloads are designed to meet specific business requirements. Read More

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