How AI Is Used in Data Center Physical Security Today


Read Maria Korolov explain how artificial intelligence and machine learning are used by data centers for physical security on Data Center Knowledge: Machine learning and artificial intelligence are touted as […].

Right-Sizing Data Center Resources


One of the perennial problems of data centers is monitoring server utilization to ensure right-sizing of resources. They produce a data center infrastructure management and optimization tool, called Data Center Service Management (DCSM), that can give great insight as to key data center metrics, such as power, cooling, and space; physical and virtual server resources; and storage. Charles Hall.


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Colocation: The Benefits of Cost-Effective Data Centers


With businesses planning and budgeting for their Information Technology (IT) needs for 2021, deciding on whether to build or expand their own data centers may come into play. There are significant expenses associated with a data center facility, which we’ll discuss below.

The Increased Role of Colocation Providers in Data Centers

You would be hard-pressed to find something more complex than a modern data center. Even though many pundits had predicted data centers would […]. The post The Increased Role of Colocation Providers in Data Centers appeared first on Blogs DevOps Practice Colo colocation providers data center devops devsecops scalability

The New Powerhouse for Your Data Center

Dell EMC

With the release of the R7525, we are excited to have a complete set of servers that handle any of your data center needs. The single socket servers (R6515 & R7515) have been well received for virtualization, business applications and data analytics. Data Center Features Servers Dell EMC PowerEdgeThis week marks the finish line of the Dell EMC PowerEdge with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC product portfolio launch.

Enhanced Data Center Visibility with Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager

Dell EMC

Over the years, as data center complexity has increased to support the volume, variety, velocity and veracity of data in the enterprise, organizations often find it challenging to get a clear understanding of how infrastructure is performing. Visibility into data center performance is important to understand how resources are used and it provides an opportunity to improve capacity and resource planning. News Storage Data Center Dell EMC

Why Does Hardware Matter in a Software-Defined Data Center?

Dell EMC

They understand the importance of flexibility, especially when it comes to handling demanding applications and processing the insane amount of data inundating us from all angles! The right software-defined data center (SDDC) solutions can help organizations address those heavy demands and accommodate future growth. SDDC breaks down traditional silos and plays a critical role in a firm’s data center transformation. Data Center Opinions Servers PowerEdge

Growing Pains for Containers, Data Centers Call for Better Management

The post Growing Pains for Containers, Data Centers Call for Better Management appeared first on Blogs Containers containers data center data center management developersContainers have taken the tech community by storm with their ability to drive agile and effective innovation. Compared to the rigid nature of virtual machines, it’s no wonder developers and IT teams have flocked to containers and their flexibility.

Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions “Data Center of the Future”

Dell EMC

CST for the Data Center of the Future webinar to explore how Dell Technologies' solutions can help you ready your data center for future business needs Join us on Monday, December 7, 2020, from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Partner Spotlight: 365 Data Centers


“This exciting new partnership between Megaport and 365 Data Centers enhances our ability to deliver connectivity to the various Cloud Service Providers around the world. Customers of 365 Data Centers now have the ability to rapidly move workloads between our cloud services. This keeps 365 at the leading edge in the services we can provide and the speed at which we can meet our customers’ needs.

Extreme data center pressure? Burst to the cloud with CDP!


Cloud has given us hope, with public clouds at our disposal we now have virtually infinite resources, but they come at a different cost – using the cloud means we may be creating yet another series of silos, which also creates unmeasurable new risks in security and traceability of our data.

STACK INFRASTRUCTURE Joins CommScope’s Multi-Tenant Data Center (MTDC) Alliance Program

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3 Data Center Best Practices Every Mid-Market Organization Should Follow

Dell EMC

In today’s digital world, businesses are built on data. That data has value not only to the organizations that house it, but also to external and internal threats. Research by ESG and Dell shows the return on investment, as well as risk reduction, that is obtained from running a trusted data center is significant. Data Center Opinions Servers Dell EMC Information Technology PowerEdge

Five Data Center Predictions for 2019


Data centers are evolving to keep up with the demands of business transformation. The future of the data center industry is changing and 2019 will bring significant advances to reliability, agility, simplicity, automation, and cost. Furthermore, the data center automation market was worth USD 5.92 With the data center automation bar constantly being raised, where do we go from here?

The Automated Data Center Emerges

Hyperscale and automation seem to go hand-in-hand, at least when it comes to the data center. Synergy Research reported that, at the end of 2017, there were 390 web-scale data centers worldwide, up from 300 a year earlier. IDC identified that hyperscale data centers “have a minimum of 5,000 servers and are at least 10,000 […]. The post The Automated Data Center Emerges appeared first on

How Data Center Strategy Impacts Customer Experience

Digital Realty

Setting up a comprehensive, strategic and reliable data center environment can empower your business. Through digital transformation, your organization can become more agile and efficient by streamlining technologies and processes. So how does this

Data Center and Cloud Environments for Next-Generation Data Stacks

The New Stack

As new tools and platforms emerge to meet today’s deployment needs, data centers and cloud infrastructures will need to evolve as well. The New Stack Makers · Data Center and Cloud Environments for Next-Generation Data Stacks. AppDynamics sponsored this post.

The New Data Center Stack

Dell EMC

Opinions Data Center Innovation NetworkingOne of the many benefits of working at Dell Technologies is simultaneously having access to the brightest minds in compute, storage and networking. Even better, we get to put these big brains together to think about IT in terms of end-to-end infrastructure, not discrete silos. The breadth of our portfolio provides us with the opportunity to think about how to solve our customers’ problems rather than how to protect our own technology silos.

SmartFabric Director: Data Center Automation, Monitoring and Operational Management

Dell EMC

SmartFabric Director automates and simplifies the provisioning and monitoring of the fabric using Openconfig based models and protocols

Building Hyperscale Data Centers in Emerging Markets

Digital Realty

With the emergence of cloud providers—and their large global footprints—enterprises have abandoned traditional dedicated data centers. The need for data centers has not reduced, it has entirely changed. Hybrid cloud, colocation and hyperscale data

IT Superheroes Can Boldly Conquer Software-Defined Data Centers with PowerEdge Servers and VMware

Dell EMC

Increasing pressure to shift IT to a competitive advantage is driving many companies to modernize their data centers with software-defined solutions, including hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). Data Center Opinions Servers PowerEdge VMwareIT must support new and dynamic workloads, often with limited resources. Do more with less. It’s the mantra of our world, it seems. And, IT administrators must play many roles for a multitude of constituents within their company.

Evolving to an Intent-Based Data Center


Burned out by the cumbersome, manual, repetitive, tactical toil to keep your Data Center running? If you state your intent “I must get to the office” to your self-driving car , it can self-evaluate routes, speeds, real-time traffic data, road rules, road instructions, and parking options to optimize your travel experience, significantly unburdening you from the multitude of tedious, attention-draining driving decisions.

Nlyte: For Data Center Infrastructure Management


The modern data center is key to so many enterprise missions. Well run data centers make direct contributions to mission. For an overview of Nlyte see the video of the video at this link and embedded below: Nlyte provides Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) and Data Center Service Management Solutions (DCSM). Nlyte’s proven platform is used in the data centers of some of the largest and most valued companies in the world.

Is Sprawl Killing Your Data Center?

Dell EMC

Data Center Opinions Servers Dell EMC PowerEdgeSprawl (verb): to spread or develop irregularly or without restraint.”[1] 1] Sprawl can strike fear in the hearts of IT administrators everywhere. Adding resources to meet reactive business needs can create sprawl. On top of that, if the infrastructure is already siloed, adding more just complicates day-to-day operations and management, often forcing IT to buy more tools and waste more cycles.

Private Data Center Trends for 2014 and Beyond


Today’s data centers are being built at the forefront of industry standards. Within the past five years, the way we construct data centers has changed dramatically. David Cappuccio, the Chief of Infrastructure Research at Gartner, told CIO that “Data centers will no longer be constrained by one specific site. This new breed of data centers presents some inherit advantages for organizations that wish to become early adopters.

“Cloud-like” – Is Your Data Center Ready for the Plunge?

Dell EMC

A “cloud-like” approach for managing data and applications could be the best option for IT administrators looking for a safe and flexible solution to fit their needs

Hitachi Vantara’s API Strategy for The Smart Data Center

Hu's Place - HitachiVantara

I will cover our strategy for utilizing it in our products and provide some example of how it is utilized to enable the Smart Data Center. REST enables plain-text exchanges of data assets. Here are some examples of how this API strategy brings operational benefits to the Smart Data Center. Secure access with encryption and authentication keeps error and configuration information tightly controlled, and your production data can never be accessed.

Partner Spotlight: 365 Data Centers


“This exciting new partnership between Megaport and 365 Data Centers enhances our ability to deliver connectivity to the various Cloud Service Providers around the world. Customers of 365 Data Centers now have the ability to rapidly move workloads between our cloud services. This keeps 365 at the leading edge in the services we can provide and the speed at which we can meet our customers’ needs.

Dell EMC and Microsoft Deliver for the Data Center with Windows Server 2019

Dell EMC

Data Center News Servers Microsoft PowerEdge WindowsDell EMC PowerEdge R740xd running Windows Server 2016 and SQL Server 2017 processed 6.7 times as many orders per minute and lowered average application latencies by 88 percent.[i] i] Promising seamless integration on-premise, in the cloud and everywhere in between, the new Windows Server 2019 is designed to support you at every stage in your transformation journey.

Scaling Security for Data Center Transformation: COVID-19 Amplifies Trends

Palo Alto Networks

Data centers have been rapidly adopting new technologies as they race to increase efficiency and keep up with the pace of business transformation. It’s no wonder that a 451 Research Voice of the Enterprise (VotE) Digital Pulse study in 2019 found that data protection and security concerns led the list of workload-related challenges by a wide margin. The competition for talent is going to continue – especially in areas that are key to data center transformation.

Green Data Centers are Imperative for Enterprise Success

Digital Realty

Data centers are among the highest consumers of power, consuming more than 70 billion kilowatt-hours of Sustainability programs are no longer a nice to have for enterprises. In today’s ecosystem, it’s both a financial and social necessity.

CLSA Deploys GigaSpaces InsightEdge Across Worldwide Data Centers to Power Their Digital Transformation

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Edge Data Centers: Recent European Deployments and Looking Ahead to MWC19

Dell EMC

We are just a few days away from Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona and the big themes are already taking center stage – 5G, IoT and automotive being a few of them. Data Center Features ServersAs Tom Burns, SVP and GM of Networking & Solutions, mentioned earlier this week, 5G is not simply an evolution from 4G. 5G requires massive transformation and demands new distributed architectures.

VxRail Rockets from Data Center Modernization to Hybrid Cloud

Dell EMC

In fact, according to a recent survey by Enterprise Strategy Group, 92% of respondents reported that their company’s cloud strategy includes on-premises data centers1. Over the last three years, we have built VxRail to be the fastest and simplest way to modernize and extend your VMware environment. From talking with our customers, we know many of them are looking for a hybrid cloud strategy.

2019 Data Center Predictions: In Review

Digital Realty

2019 brought significant innovations to the world of data centers, colocation, cloud and connectivity. Reflecting on the advancements of 2019 and Digital Realty’s 2019 predictions, Sherri Liebo, SVP of Global Marketing, shares how last year’s