July 6th, 2015
Regretting signing a colocation contract with a data center can be especially painful. Mismanaged data centers will experience random outages or interruptions in availability, which can hinder your day-to-day business interactions, tarnish your reputation, damage your expensive IT equipment and most certainly cost your company a lot of money. Moving data centers is labor-intensive, precarious and also costly. Save your business the turmoil and make the right choice the first time. But how? On every data[...]
July 2nd, 2015
If you have a problem, who you gonna call? Unfortunately, in the technology world, the answer is far too often the legislature. (Or it might be the Supreme Court—a de facto legislature.) The technology market has developed quickly because of innovation and (in the case of the Internet, for instance) a relative absence of government intervention. But the growing unwillingness to resolve difficulties and even disputes privately and nonviolently is taking its toll on both t[...]
July 1st, 2015
Industry Outlook is a regular Data Center Journal Q&A series that presents expert views on market trends, technologies and other issues relevant to data centers and IT. This week, Industry Outlook asks Rich DeBlasi, founder and president of Spec-Clean, about cleaning and maintenance of data centers. Spec-Clean provides specialized cleaning of data centers, server rooms and critical environments. Rich has over 30 years of experience in the critical-environment maintenance industry working with companies such as Beth Israel [...]
June 29th, 2015
It’s natural for companies, as they grow, to want to do even more, to add more business and employees and locations, and to increase their revenues. This effort is, after all, how most companies grow, and the old maxim is “it takes money to make money.” Your business grows and requires more resources to support it, which in turn drives more growth, and so on. For many businesses, growth comes through expansion of geographical reach. This obser[...]
June 25th, 2015
The business model of social media rests firmly on users’ lack of perceived value regarding the information they share. That is, a company like Facebook makes money because its users value their personal data less than the services they receive. This perception on the part of users is proportional to their view of privacy: the greater the value of the data, the more privacy will be an important facet of interactions with social media, government a[...]
Faster, Lower-Cost, More Scalable, Highest Quality: How Do Prefabricated Data Centers Claim These Advantages over Traditional Construction?
July 6th, 2015
When you’re buying a new car, having the pieces and parts shipped to your garage for assembly would never cross your mind. Yet building a car in your own garage is in many ways less complex than building a data center from scratch on site Only recently has “buying the car ins..more...
Silicon photonics aims to bridge two worlds: semiconductor electronics and photonic systems that use light. ...
When my car could no longer comfortably fit in the garage, I figured it was ...
Survey: Nearly a Third of BI Professionals Spend 50-90% of Their Time "Cleaning" Raw Data for Analytics
July 6th, 2015
Xplenty, the big data integration platform that makes it easy to process more data more quickly, today announced the results of a new commissioned study aimed at understanding the challenges..more...
July 2nd, 2015
With 10% growth over the same period last year, contracted floor space in multi-tenant data centers (MTDC) now totals 3.7 million square meters, with the biggest share of space found..more...
451 Research: Enterprises Increasing Investment in Data Center Facilities; Focus on Upgrades and Retrofits
June 30th, 2015
451 Research’s Voice of the Enterprise (VotE): Datacenters Q2 2015 quarterly survey on data center trends indicates that, despite increased investment in cloud and colocation providers, 87% of data center o..more...
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http://www.datacenterjournal.com This video will demonstrate how Eaton s Intelligent Power Manage
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