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Top Data Center Certification and Educational Paths

Top Data Center Certification and Educational Paths
October 28, 2014 No Comments »

Since you were a kid, you saw those big intimidating rooms full of computing equipment and you thought to yourself, “One day, I’ll work with that kind of stuff.” If you’re stuck realizing your childhood dreams, today is your day ... Read More »

Cat. 8: future-proofing Data Centers

Cat. 8: future-proofing Data Centers
October 9, 2014 No Comments »

  Data Centers today need ever-higher speeds, flexible design and cost-effective migration paths, driven by a wide range of developments. These include widespread adoption of 10Gbase-T equipment, the upcoming 40G standard, virtualization, mobile applications and ‘big data’, new ways of ... Read More »

What’s Abandoned Data Costing You?

What’s Abandoned Data Costing You?
October 2, 2014 No Comments »

The average corporate turnover rate for employees is 15.1 percent across all industries, with some specific verticals experiencing as high as 30%. For an organization with 10,000 employees this can account for 1,500 to 3,000 people annually (Compensation Force: 2013 ... Read More »

VMware VVOLs, are they in your virtual server and storage I/O future?

VMware VVOLs, are they in your virtual server and storage I/O future?
September 9, 2014 No Comments »

Note that this is a three part series with the first piece here (e.g. VMware VVOLs, are they in your virtual server and storage I/O future?), the second piece here (e.g. Part 1 – VMware VVOLs and storage I/O fundementals) ... Read More »

Part 2 – VMware VVOLs and storage I/O fundementals

Part 2 – VMware VVOLs and storage I/O fundementals
September 5, 2014 No Comments »

Note that this is a three part series with the first piece here (e.g. VMware VVOLs, are they in your virtual server and storage I/O future?), the second piece here (e.g. Part 1 – VMware VVOLs and storage I/O fundementals) ... Read More »

Part 1 – VMware VVOLs and storage I/O fundementals

Part 1 – VMware VVOLs and storage I/O fundementals
September 4, 2014 No Comments »

Note that this is a three part series with the first piece here (e.g. VMware VVOLs, are they in your virtual server and storage I/O future?), the second piece here (e.g. Part 1 – VMware VVOLs and storage I/O fundementals) ... Read More »

10GBASE-T in Data Centers without ANEXT

10GBASE-T in Data Centers without ANEXT
September 3, 2014 No Comments »

In a few years, 10 G will be the most widespread Ethernet protocol. Increased processing power, uptake of smartphones, laptops and tablets,  virtualised servers, I/O-intensive applications, cloud computing and wireless technology advances are all completely changing data network infrastructures. As 10GBase-T ... Read More »

Fibre Channel and FCoE continues to evolve with FC-BB-6

Fibre Channel and FCoE continues to evolve with FC-BB-6
September 2, 2014 No Comments »

Despite being declared dead, Fibre Channel continues to evolve with FC-BB-6 Like many technologies that have been around for more than a decade or two, they often get declared dead when something new appears and Fibre Channel (FC) for networking ... Read More »

Three Reality Checks for Cloud-Based Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions

Three Reality Checks for Cloud-Based Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions
August 28, 2014 No Comments »

We don’t need to tell you that the importance of backup and disaster security systems have become more pronounced than ever before. Data is a valuable commodity, and enterprise organizations are investing big bucks into making sure their data is ... Read More »

The 5 Most Prominent Advantages of Backup Appliances

The 5 Most Prominent Advantages of Backup Appliances
August 25, 2014 No Comments »

Backup processes are complicated and involve several crucial details. The absence of even a single aspect can lead to serious disasters. Considering these intricacies, the most viable solution for businesses today may be the backup appliance: a one-stop solution that ... Read More »