Data Centre Whitepapers


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A guide to choosing a colocation service provider
By Eaton | 23/6/2015

While selecting the right data centre in terms of the facility, location, and reliability is critically important, SMBs need to understand they can realise significant value when they insist on maximising the operation. Find out why you should not assume equipment is well-tended just because the colocation is operating smoothly, why SMBs should take the initiative when it comes to organising, protecting, and managing their own equipment, and how you can achieve these goals effectively for the best result.

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Understanding high-efficiency mode UPS return on investment
By Eaton | 23/6/2015

Before buying new UPS hardware, today’s data centre operators need to know that the funds they’re investing will result in a quick and significant payback, one that can be improved further if their electrical utility provides energy-efficiency incentive programs for data centres. Find out: How a properly equipped high-efficiency mode UPS pays for itself in as little as two years, the environmental benefits of UPS, plus, the 8 capabilities to look for in high efficiency mode UPS.

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Energy-efficiency in Multi-tenant data centers
By Eaton | 23/6/2015

This white paper explains the variety of challenges when rapidly growing multi-tenant data centres (MTDCs) and then describes how the latest uninterruptible power systems (UPSs), air containment solutions can help MTDC owners significantly lower power-related operating expenses without weakening reliability or agility. It also uses the experiences of Hurricane Electric Internet Services, a leading retail co-location provider, as real-world evidence of the benefits MTDC operators can realise by embracing energy-efficiency best practices.

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How power, growth and cost will change data centers
By Eaton | 23/6/2015

This whitepaper looks at how huge energy consumption, enormous economic and internet usage growth, coupled with steadily rising energy costs are changing the way data centre operators and customers operate in APAC. Find out: how the rising cost of energy prices are being exposed as a leading driver for more efficient data centres, the risks of the growing gap in two-speed markets and what the future holds for data centre growth in the region.

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Dense computing - considering convergence
By Dell | 17/6/2015

Dense computing is becoming a common choice for IT managers who are struggling with sprawl and inefficiency in the data centre. This whitepaper looks at the basics of dense computing, the benefits of dense computing architecture and how to choose the right platform.

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6 Tips for building a future-ready infrastructure
By Dell | 16/6/2015

Big data, mobility, compute-intensive apps, virtualisation, and cloud computing tax enterprise servers and swiftly changed the face of enterprise IT. This guide prepares decision-makers to choose servers that meet their current needs, while building a flexible, reliable and scalable infrastructure, survive a constantly evolving IT infrastructure environment and explains the 6 factors they must keep in mind to handle future requirements.

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Business value of managed services
By IBM Australia | 15/6/2015

This whitepaper looks at the dramatic shift in the relationship between technology and business and the challenges organisations are facing with expanding investments in mobility, social media, and Big Data/analytics — and, most significantly, a transformation to cloud-based delivery.

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How faster database performance can change the face of an organisation
By Dell | 19/3/2015

The faster customers and employees can access their data, the better. This whitepaper looks at the performance of two popular caching services to see where the biggest advantages are. See how: caching software speeds up applications to handle higher level transactions, two system configurations can yield extremely different results and having a system that doesn't perform can hold back your business.

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Simplified systems management
By Dell | 18/3/2015

This infographic looks at how you can minimise administrator time by streamlining management and ultimately improving the bottom line with Dell OpenManage. Find out how you can get 97% faster deployment, easier updating, improved connectivity and spend 91% less time managing configuration baselines.

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Hardware upgrade to improve database performance
By Dell | 18/3/2015

Hands-on testing at Principled Technologies compared the performance of an HP ProLiant DL380 G7 and the Intel-powered Dell PowerEdge R730 in multiple configurations. Find out: how each performed in multiple configurations to show how resource upgrades can improve performance, how upgrading individual system components effected the overall server output, and which components businesses should focus attention on to scale up and meet application demands.

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