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Bridging the Gap Between Application Performance and Infrastructure Management

Bridging the Gap Between Application Performance and Infrastructure Management
February 10, 2016 No Comments »

Application performance is critical to accomplishing business objectives, and data center managers are tasked with optimizing application performance to the fullest. But application performance depends on infrastructure support, and application- and infrastructure-management teams typically reside in different organizations and use ... Read More »

Top Cloud Security Trends for 2016

Top Cloud Security Trends for 2016
February 8, 2016 No Comments »

More organizations of all sizes are moving their business-critical operations and workloads to the cloud, and as we head 2016, these trends will only to intensify. According to a report from Gartner, public-cloud services will see growth of 13.5% during ... Read More »

Top 4 Compliance Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

Top 4 Compliance Mistakes and How to Prevent Them
February 1, 2016 1 Comment »

According to Verizon’s 2015 PCI Compliance Report, a staggering 80 percent of retailers fail to pass interim PCI compliance assessments. This failure can lead to a number of challenges and consequences, not the least of which is vulnerabilities related to malware, infections ... Read More »

Make Closing the Application-Performance Gap a Priority in 2016

Make Closing the Application-Performance Gap a Priority in 2016
January 29, 2016 1 Comment »

Even as companies continue to move more of their on-premise applications to the cloud, they still keep some in the data center—particularly those that provide access to highly sensitive files and systems. The resulting hybrid IT architecture has become the ... Read More »

DCIM Part 3: Using CFD Alongside DCIM

DCIM Part 3: Using CFD Alongside DCIM
January 25, 2016 4 Comments »

This article is part 3 of the three-part series examining the main challenges of acquiring, implementing and using data center infrastructure management (DCIM). Part 1 presented a broad review on the different functions of DCIM in light of the operational ... Read More »

Industry Outlook: Preparing for HPC

Industry Outlook: Preparing for HPC
January 21, 2016 No Comments »

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 IO’s Trevor Slade about how and why data ... Read More »

DCIM Part 2: Managing Data Center Costs

DCIM Part 2: Managing Data Center Costs
January 18, 2016 2 Comments »

This article is the second of a three-part series examining the main challenges of acquiring, implementing and utilizing data center infrastructure management (DCIM). Part 1 presented a broad review on the different DCIM functions in light of the owner’s operational ... Read More »

Heterogeneous Storage: Pros, Cons and How to Get Your NAS/SAN Arrays Under Control

Heterogeneous Storage: Pros, Cons and How to Get Your NAS/SAN Arrays Under Control
January 13, 2016 1 Comment »

These days, the holy grail of storage is a single platform that meets all needs: one that’s fast, scalable, reliable and affordable. Unfortunately, there’s no escaping the fact that some storage solutions are simply better for specific projects than others, ... Read More »

DCIM Part 1: What Data Center Operators Need

DCIM Part 1: What Data Center Operators Need
January 11, 2016 4 Comments »

This article is the first in a three-part series examining the main challenges of acquiring, implementing and using data center infrastructure management (DCIM). Part 1 examines the different DCIM functions in light of the operational challenges in the data center. ... Read More »

Intelligent Server Adapters: Key Ingredients for Success (Part 3)

Intelligent Server Adapters: Key Ingredients for Success (Part 3)
January 4, 2016 1 Comment »

This article is the third in a three-part series that takes an in-depth look at the promise and pitfalls of using general CPUs in host-based networking applications, and it explores the different server-networking hardware technologies being used to deliver better ... Read More »

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