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  • Four considerations for SSD deployment

    While solid state drives offer increased performance, the key to figuring out the role they can play in the data center is balancing that performance against cost.

  • Six Steps to a Green Data Center

    Environmental issues exposed by the media and driven by consumers have placed IT departments under pressure to develop "green" data centers. Factors including the reduction of energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions in large data centers often provide the impetus for becoming green. A recent report issued by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) highlights the need for data center efficiency and demonstrates the increased pressure that IT departments are under.

  • Data-center security tools to not overlook

    Protecting a corporate data center is like trying to keep an elephant safe from a swarm of flies. Despite your best efforts, bites happen. As the staples of security -- such as firewalls, antivirus software, spam and spyware filters -- come together in suites of products that allow for sophisticated management, there are other security tools either emerging or worth a rethink.

  • Running servers in a tent outside: It works

    You've heard about data centers in shipping containers. But how about a data center in a tent? And in rainy Seattle?

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  • Avoiding Common Pitfalls of Evaluating and Implementing DCIM Solutions

    While many who invest in Data Centre Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software benefit greatly, some do not. Research has revealed a number of pitfalls that end users should avoid when evaluating and implementing DCIM solutions. Choosing an inappropriate solution, relying on inadequate processes, and a lack of commitment / ownership / knowledge can each undermine a chosen toolset’s ability to deliver the value it was designed to provide. This paper describes these common pitfalls and provides practical guidance on how to avoid them.

  • Advancing Customer Intelligence Capabilities in Asia-Pacific

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