The modern data center is built around efficiencies. Whether its power, cooling, or space – the administrator must utilize the resources with the utmost care. More organizations are demanding the increase of density within their server infrastructure. This results in greater demands for cooling and space. Although the space is many time available, the cooling capacity may not be.
The term “cloud computing” can have many different meanings to various organizations. IT executives are beginning to widely adopt the technology, even though there is still some confusion of the technology. Cloud computing isn’t just one component or solution; rather, it’s a combination of underlying pieces all put together to… Read More
The development of a private cloud solution doesn’t need to be overwhelming. A good automation solution can truly simplify the process and help automate many different private cloud processes, as outlined in this white paper from Cisco. Read More
As organizations continue to grow, their data center needs will evolve as well. This means that IT infrastructures will have to be relocated to more suitable environments – capable of handling the growing demand. This white paper from Schneider Electric examines this process. Read More
The modern data center is evolving to become a technological hub hosting new types of virtualization and cloud technologies. This IDC Research white paper sponsored by Cisco explores the impact of virtualization and cloud computing on the data center infrastructure. Read More
Migrating to a private cloud platform is driving end users to consider how they are going to build a new infrastructure, understand the business drivers and ensure that the right management tools. One option is selecting a unified approach. Read More
As the need for high-density servers continues to grow, administrators are going to be tasked with creating a more cooling-ready data center design. . The guidelines in this white paper will help you maintain efficient business processes and support a scaleable cooling architecture that can be implemented to address high density cooling applications.
More organizations are relying on their IT infrastructure to accomplish more. This has created a need for larger data center environments which are capable of handling both current and future demands. IT administrators are tasked with migrating to, and managing these environments. The challenge now isn’t only planning for growth; a lot is now being spent on keeping the current environment running efficiently. Read More
Two of the biggest barriers in moving towards a private cloud model are security and compliance concerns. This Cisco white paper examines the role of security in the private cloud model. Read More
There’s little debate that organizations are relying more and more on the use of the Internet. The increase in Internet usage has begun to see more identity fraud, spamming, malware distribution, bank fraud, and now growing more frequently – Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Read More