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Data Center Capacity Planning

Is the future of the cloud the biggest topic among IT infrastructure decision makers? Not according to many experienced data center professionals, who cite future capacity planning as a key concern, as reflected in a new white paper from QTS. Read More

Growth via a Virtual Private Data Center

If you have been considering outsourcing some of your IT infrastructure, or simply wondering how the cloud might work with your scalability and security needs you’ll find this case study provides good insights on the benefits of a virtual private data center. Read More

Virtualization: A Driver of Data Center Growth

Contrary to the initial beliefs of some experts (and media personalities like JimCramer) virtualization technologies are actually driving growth in the data center industry. This white paper from Digital Realty Trust explains why virtualization is boosting demand for space. Read More

Tackling Data Center Energy Efficiency Challenges

Advances in server equipment and the need for high density computing continue to drive up energy consumption in the data center. This white paper from Schneider Electric outlines a software-based approach to the data gathering, trending, and analysis that are necessary to apply a successful energy efficiency measures in data center environments. Read More

Fiber Testing Best Practices Guide

As data center operators upgrade their network to 10 Gigabit Ethernet, they need to consider their cabling. This handy best practices guide from Fluke Networks offer important tips from handling, testing and troubleshooting your fiber network. Read More

Reduce Power and Cooling Costs with Virtualization

This white paper discusses the benefits virtualization offers and how the next generation of servers can provide up to 27 times more compute capability than the previous generation servers. Best of all, in the examples shown some operators found these strategies paid for themselves in as little as two months. Read More

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