Emerson Network Power’s ASCO business
Preventable power reliability measures shouldn’t ever be overlooked. Data center power reliability can be increased through testing, maintenance and modernization, writes Bhavesh Patel of ASCO Power Technologies, a business of Emerson Network Power.
In the fast-paced sector of Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM), there are dozens of DCIM vendors out there, each with their own products, user interfaces, and claims. For IT executives who are purchasing and using these tools, determining what is truly “usable” can be quite a challenge. Read More
Technical teams are still facing challenges in communicating cloud realities to business leaders. Until the CIO and the CEO are “on the same page” about the process to get to the private cloud, many companies could potentially fail to utilize the benefits of cloud. Read More
Audit standards for data centers are weak and poorly used, says Mike Klein of Online Tech. The new audit reports, SSAE 16, SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3, meant to substantiate data center merits, are leaving the entire market dazed and confused.
Blue Hawk Networks
The need to streamline and provide cloud IT services, as well as extensive monitoring and management, remains and will grow, according to Bruce Lichorowic. CEO of San Jose, CA-based Blue Hawk Networks. Read More
Marc Crespi of ExaGrid explains the key differences to keep in mind when comparing disk backup architectures. Read More
Gartner conference attendees’ pressing interest this year was beyond the “shiny new” topics, but were more day-to-day challenges: avoiding IT outages and increasing speed of service recovery, along with monitoring, as related by James Sivis of Circonus. Read More
Bob Duestche of Intel continues his discussion of cloud computing principles with consideration of networks and bandwidth, asserting bandwidth and data transmission may not always be as inexpensive and unencumbered as they are today. Read More
Bryan Doerr, of Savvis/CenturyLink, writes that the current swirl of activity in IT means for the role of the CIO as orchestrator of the overall corporate application portfolio is changing. Read More
BRANDON LEE, NTT
From New York to London to Tokyo, the hot buzz words “High Frequency Trading (HFT)” and “algorithmic trading” have been making their rounds on the world’s largest stock exchanges. They have revolutionized the way deals are made and this fast-growing HFT trend is expected to gain ground in Asia in the next few years. Brandon Lee of NTT writes about a new financially focused data centre facility which is being built in Hong Kong. Read More