The use of colocation services has continued to increase, rapidly becoming the solution of choice for organizations requiring an efficient, secure and cost-effective way to manage their IT infrastructure. Colocation providers deliver a stable foundation upon which you can support your core business and execute on your IT strategy – but not all data center service providers are created equal. Download the new white paper from Cyxtera that provides a data center checklist to ensure you cover all selection criteria as you tour various facilities.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Randy Rowland, President of Data Center Services at Cyxtera, explores how choosing colocation operators that provide on-demand connectivity and data center services can help you advance your hybrid IT transformation.
As a Network Engineer, responsible for ensuring availability and speed of the network to business users, there are a number of technologies you should consider when planning any upgrades to your enterprise network. This white paper, by Chatsworth Products (CPI), summarizes these technologies and their impact on the physical premise network, and highlights some advancements in cable management and equipment storage that will help you with network upgrades. Download the new report from Chatsworth Products to learn more about the latest technologies for your enterprise network.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, David Knapp, Product Marketing Manager at Chatsworth Products, explores what to consider as new network standards create network upgrade requirements.
One of the challenges with intelligent cabinet power distribution units has been the ability of users to get them configured and working on their network. Only on the network can they truly provide the valuable power and environmental monitoring and alerts that the user has paid for. Download the new white paper from Server Technology that will offer suggestions and solutions as to ways the user can get their PDU’s up and going on the network quickly, with a reasonable amount of effort and configured in a way that provides real value to the facility personnel.
During 2017, Facebook began building bigger data center campuses, applying more compute horsepower to AI, and using servers to warm homes.
Advancements in cloud computing are working to redefine businesses’ network strategies. A new white paper from LightEdge Solutions explores how the cloud is changing network strategy. The report also explores LightEdge’s own vCore network architecture that addresses some of today’s biggest network challenges.
As cloud technology and its users’ needs continue to transform, hybrid cloud environments have become increasingly top of mind from the c-level down. Enterprises are looking at optimal ways for leveraging cloud technology to further their growth and innovation. Tom Prosia, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at LightEdge Solutions, explores the hybrid solution center model and what’s behind hybrid cloud environments’ popularity among today’s business leadership.
Anyone who has been in the data center business long enough knows that speed is everything, especially in a high speed migration environment. But according to CommScope, the key to keeping things running at the necessary speeds, is knowing “what you have to be prepared to deliver.” A recent white paper explores high speed migration trends, infrastructure issues, drivers and more.
An adaptive network infrastructure offers tremendous benefits in terms of cost, reliability, and flexibility. In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Rajendran Avadaiappan, Chief Information Officer at Aligned Data Centers, explains the role and responsibilities of the network in an adaptive data center.