Securing Critical Data Center Infrastructure

Dots and Bridges

Businesses and organizations are increasing the geographic diversity of where applications are run and where data resides. It’s only a matter of time when the data center and its components becomes a target.

Why your hybrid cloud needs the software-defined data center

DXC

The post Why your hybrid cloud needs the software-defined data center appeared first on DXC Blogs. Cloud cloud data center virtualization hybrid cloud SDDCIf there is one thing that 2020 has taught us, it is that things can change on a dime.

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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.

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. News Storage Data Center Dell EMC

Right-Sizing Data Center Resources

CTOvision

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.

How AI Is Used in Data Center Physical Security Today

CTOvision

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 […].

Dynamic Data Centers

CTOvision

Big Data and high performance computing (HPC) are on a collision course – from machine learning to business intelligence, the combined power of clustered servers, advanced networking and massive datasets are merging, and a new Big Data reality is on the rise. Are you maximizing your competitive advantage through Big Data and HPC? This white paper examines the emergence of clustering in the enterprise data center. Big Data NewsMarty Meehan.

Colocation: The Benefits of Cost-Effective Data Centers

Kaseya

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.

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. Data Center Opinions Servers Dell EMC Information Technology PowerEdge

Data Center Insights: Lights-Out Data Centers: Optimizing The Energy Sector and Helping The Planet.

Dots and Bridges

Hear the dialog between a few of the Federal Government’s top data center thought leaders. As they talk about the shifting trends in data center optimization, they assure us that working in the dark isn’t all that scary. Date: March 10th, 2021, 11AM (EST).

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

Partner Spotlight: 365 Data Centers

Megaport

“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.

A New ML1 Version for the Atlassian Data Center Goes Live. ML1 is Now Available to Data Center Users

Exadel

We’ve recently updated ML1 , our Jira plug-in, and added support for data centers due to the new Attlassian’s future roadmap. Since not everyone is able to move to the cloud, it’s possible to support and fix bugs for products in the Data Center.

Establishing Remote Data Center Assessment Standards

Coalfire

Leading the way, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) quickly recognized that its requirements for physical, on-site data center assessments needed rapid modification due to travel restrictions and health concerns.

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.

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.

Five Data Center Predictions for 2019

Apstra

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?

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

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

Cloudera

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.

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

The Automated Data Center Emerges

DevOps.com

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.

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. The competition for talent is going to continue – especially in areas that are key to data center transformation.

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.

Establishing Remote Data Centers Assessment Standards

Coalfire

Leading the way, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) quickly recognized that its requirements for physical, on-site data center assessments needed rapid modification due to travel restrictions and health concerns.

Evolving to an Intent-Based Data Center

Apstra

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.

Growing Pains for Containers, Data Centers Call for Better Management

DevOps.com

The post Growing Pains for Containers, Data Centers Call for Better Management appeared first on DevOps.com. 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.

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.

Nlyte: For Data Center Infrastructure Management

CTOvision

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.

Private Data Center Trends for 2014 and Beyond

CTOvision

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.

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

Yondr Group Announces $2 Billion in Data Center Projects Across the Americas

DevOps.com

The post Yondr Group Announces $2 Billion in Data Center Projects Across the Americas appeared first on DevOps.com.

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.

Understanding the Future of the Data Center Edge

Dzone - DevOps

Understanding this transformation is key for data center executives so they can make the right architecture, strategy, and operations decisions. devops kubernetes software architecture cloud native data center edge the edge

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.

Partner Spotlight: 365 Data Centers

Megaport

“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.

“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

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.

Accelerating HPC and AI: From the Desktop to the Data Center

Dell EMC

Coming to NVIDIA GTC High-performance computing and artificial intelligence might conjure up visions of futuristic data centers. However, HPC and AI workloads — including research, CAD, and data analysis — typically begin on a laptop or desktop workstation. From there, teams can tap into data center resources. Dell Precision Workstations with NVIDIA GPUs can accelerate anything from gaming to data analytics, design to visualization.

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.

Announcing the 2nd Generation Dell Technologies Cloud Data Center-as-a-Service

Dell EMC

Therefore, we introduced VMware Cloud on Dell EMC, the fully managed Dell Technologies Cloud Data Center-as-a-Service last year that combines the benefits of public cloud and on-premises infrastructure, delivered as-a-service to customers.