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The latest IT news and computing solutions to improve your organization’s data center performance. From articles on initial set-up and expansion planning to the newest technological advancements and more. We’ll keep you Connected with our Data Center News.


Microsoft

What’s New in Windows Server 2016

Advances You Can’t Get Anywhere Else

by Melissa Curtis | 11.01.16

With Windows Server 2012, there wasn’t much that distinguished Windows Server Standard and Windows Server Datacenter beyond the licensing details. Microsoft really decided to shake things up and introduce new features that would change that with their release of Windows Server 2016.

Tags:AzureData CenterMicrosoftMicrosoft WindowsNano ServersPassportPasswordsSoftwareSoftware AssuranceWindows ServerWindows Server 2012Windows Server 2012 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2Windows Server 2012 StandardWindows Server Enterprise

All Eyes on Server Management

Single-Pane Management Pains Have a Remedy

by Jake Bernier | 09.27.16

The phrase “single pane of glass” is almost always included somewhere on the marketing slick for every piece of infrastructure management software. And the reason is obvious—because who in their right mind would choose to have IT administrators juggling multiple applications all day just to keep the lights on? As obvious as that may seem, the truth is that most data centers still require highly-specialized, on-site resources that are proficient with dozens of infrastructure technologies and the various management standards that govern each of them individually. Administrators are not looking though a single pane of glass, but rather through a kaleidoscope.

Tags:Big DataCloud ComputingHardwareHewlett Packard EnterpriseHPEITMaster Data ManagementNetworkingServersSoftwareSoftware-defined data center managementStorageVirtualizationVirtualization

Data Center Survey Results

What’s Driving Your Data Center Decisions?

Converged Data Center Survey Results

by Kurt Hildebrand | 08.12.16

It should come as no surprise that truly agile organizations place a high value on having a modern data center that can support the latest applications, devices, and resources today’s users need to innovate and collaborate. In fact, 85% of organizations are pursuing a data center modernization strategy.* After all, as the heart of your organization’s operations, that data center—and its ability to support your business needs—informs some of your most important IT investment decisions. But how often do you evaluate the reasons behind those investment decisions? And how do your metrics stack up against your industry peers’ methods?

Tags:ConnectionData CenterIDGIDG ResearchITTechnology

Workspace Virtualization

Why Flexibility Matters

by Kurt Hildebrand | 06.27.16

Virtualized workspaces have been around for more than 40 years, starting with IBM’s VM and MVS mainframes, and more recently with virtual desktops (VDI), desktop as a service (DaaS), workspace as a service (WaaS), and as an application of converged infrastructure (CI).

Tags:CICitrixConfigurationConnectionDaaSDataDevicesHIPAAMVSPCISoftwareSOXVDIVirtualizationVMVMwareWaaS

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Meets the Storage Monolith

Questions, Considerations, and a Way Forward

by Kurt Hildebrand | 06.21.16

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is emerging as a way to improve the delivery speed and efficiency for IT services by overcoming bottlenecks in how IT resources are deployed. 

Hyperconverged infrastructure accomplishes this by aggregating servers, storage, and networking into homogenous resource pools to enable dynamic scaling, ease of management, and improvements in agility, utilization, and cost reduction.

Tags:Data CenterDirect AttachedFiber ChannelHyper-converged infrastructureNAS

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