Len Rosenthal of Load DynamiX gives an overview to help you determine which solution is right for you. You can learn how to analyze current and future requirements and choose intelligently between storage technologies. Read More
The tier classification system has traditionally been viewed as the industry benchmark for design standards and site reliability, writes Rob McClary of FORTRUST. Rather than a methodology that emphasizes the predictability of outcomes, it’s the actual results from the data center that matter. Read More
To more effectively manage risk and help drive growth for your business, it is imperative that you understand what a DCIM solution’s integration capabilities are, writes Lara Greden of CA Technologies. Read More
Introducing outside air into the data center in certain climates can offer significant energy savings, but it does add another set of variables to the control strategies in how the system reacts to maintain the recommended set points at the server inlet, writes Rob Sty of SmithGroupJRR. Read More
The data management landscape is rapidly evolving. With the emergence of ‘super apps,’ processing millions of user interactions per second, in addition to big data and the cloud, it’s clear organizations are in need of the “next generation” of databases. Mike Barbagallo of Clustrix gives an overview of how to tell when your database is no longer serving your business. Read More
But aren’t designed-in security vulnerabilities just “accidents” in the development process, and aren’t all accidents preventable? It’s time for us, as an industry, to borrow a page from the industrial safety playbook, writes Winston Saunders of Intel. Read More
Among the many tools that can be used to ensure scalability of infrastructure, applications and services are hybrid cloud platforms and automated instances. Conducting a “pre-flight checklist” of cloud capabilities can help prepare for potentially overwhelming demand, writes Shashi Mysore of Eucalyptus. Read More
Like the spring that is finally upon us, a handful of technology trends are beginning to emerge at the state and local levels for 2014. Here are four trends that Mark Weber of NetApp sees as “first and foremost” among government agencies. Read More
The three key elements of automation, control and integration required to successfully migrate your data, mission critical or otherwise, to the cloud can result in one significant overall benefit–business agility, writes Kevin Leahy of Dimension Data. This post gives an overview of these important elements. Read More
When running applications in a multi-tenant environment, you need assurance of performance and reliability. Keeping an eye on “noisy neighbors” can be important, according to Billy Cox of Intel. Read More
Additional Industry Perspectives Articles
- Data Storage Location: Four Things to Consider
- Notes and Observations from Data Center World
- Software-Defined Data Centers: The Next Big Thing or All Hype?
- Understanding Hadoop-as-a-Service Offerings
- View from the Cloud: Bringing Technologies Together
- View IT Assets as an Investor, Not a Consumer
- In the Blink of an Eye: Does Your Business Operate with Web Scale IT?
- Data Center Security Lessons from Heartbleed and Target
- Will Cat 8 Cabling Force A Topology Change In The Data Center?
- Implementing the Best Battery Maintenance Practices to Avoid Data Center Downtime
- What Separates One Data Center from the Next? The People!
- Beware the Closed System: Just Integrate
- Hybrid Cloud Computing for the Modern Economy
- Growth in Data Center Industry Demands Ongoing Professional Development
- Think Capacity, Availability and Efficiency. Think DCIM.