Industry Perspectives

Beware the Closed System: Just Integrate

LARA GREDEN<BR/>CA TechnologiesLARA GREDEN
CA Technologies

Data integrations are often the number one driver to acquire enterprise scale DCIM software as organizations look to eliminate the labor-intensive task of going to ten, fifty, or even a hundred different systems to get accurate power, space and cooling data, writes Lara Greden of CA Technologies. Read More

Hybrid Cloud Computing for the Modern Economy

ROBERT JENKINS<BR/>CloudSigmaROBERT JENKINS
CloudSigma

Harmonizing private and public cloud deployments allows companies to reap the full benefits of adding a public cloud, whilst avoiding the negative impact of multiple environments and additional connectivity costs, writes Robert Jenkins of CloudSigma. Read More

DCeP-tive Metrics Are Not Productive

MARK MONROE<BR/>DLB AssociatesMARK MONROE
DLB Associates

Data Center energy Productivity, abbreviated DCeP, has been the focus of recent attention. Mark Monroe, of DLB Associates, and formerly of the Green Grid, asks if DCeP is really a valuable and useful metric for the data center industry. Read More

Will High Frequency Trading Become A Flash in The Pan?

PATRICK MANNION<BR/>AlignPATRICK MANNION
Align

Given recent events, those salespeople and sales managers should be getting a little concerned, especially if they understand the clients’ business models. Most publicly, the Volcker Rule — part of the Dodd‐Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act — threatens the basic legality of high frequency trading, writes Patrick Mannion of Align. Read More

Optimizing Power System Monitoring and Control

BHAVESH PATEL<BR/>ASCO Power TechnologiesBHAVESH PATEL
ASCO Power Technologies

Optimizing power system monitoring and control at a data center can go a long way to helping ensure power reliability – a universal goal of data center management. There are four prevalent sophisticated technologies that can provide key information about the status of onsite power, and Bavesh Patel outlines pros and cons for each. Read More

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