How Benchmarking Helps Improve Critical Data Center Infrastructure Reliability and Performance

Credit to Author: Louis-François Bernard| Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:59:42 +0000

A new tool is coming soon to help data center operators improve the performance of their critical infrastructure: Benchmarking. Made possible by cloud-based architectures and Internet of Things (IoT) technology,… Read more »

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What You Need to Know About Hybrid Data Centers

Credit to Author: Steven Carlini| Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:00:00 +0000

Over the last several years, the move to the cloud has stabilized as the applications that could be easily and cost effectively outsourced, were moved to the cloud. The applications… Read more »

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Moving Toward More Efficient, Lights-Out Data Center Operations with IOT Technology

Credit to Author: Anthony DeSpirito| Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:48:17 +0000

If you walk around the white space in a typical data center, where all the IT gear lives, you’ll more than likely see very few people. In many edge data… Read more »

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Norway’s Olympic Gold Provides Winning Data Center Management Approach

Credit to Author: Kim Povlsen| Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 19:02:38 +0000

As the 2018 Winter Olympics came to a close in PyeongChang in South Korea, one of the biggest success stories was that of Norway’s men’s downhill skiers. They became global news not… Read more »

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Hiccups in HQ Trivia Game Point to Opportunity for Colocation Providers in Delivering Agile Data Centers at the Edge

Credit to Author: Greg Jones| Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:26:15 +0000

My family has caught the HQ trivia bug, but the app is also bugging us, with its tendency for glitches including stalled video. It appears to be an example of… Read more »

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2018 Predictions – Democratization and Uberization Will Increase Use of Cloud-based DCIM

Credit to Author: Kim Povlsen| Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:53:40 +0000

Around this time of year, the three most important words seem to be, what comes next? To answer this question, many of us rely on expert’s predictions. For those managing… Read more »

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7 Tips for Successful DCIM Deployments: A User’s Perspective from Peak 10 + ViaWest Data Centers

Credit to Author: Victor Avelar| Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:55:27 +0000

I recently had the pleasure of having dinner with Dan Harman, Building Automation Systems Engineer at Peak 10 + ViaWest. Dan’s has many years of first-hand experience with deploying data… Read more »

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What’s Unique about DMaaS?

Credit to Author: Scott Cassidy| Date: Thu, 04 Jan 2018 16:04:32 +0000

While the branding of EcoStruxureTM IT is a relatively new announcement, Schneider Electric’s cloud-based services based on DCIM software, were launched during 2016. However, Data Center Management-as-a-service, or DMaaS, differs… Read more »

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Lessons Learned from Running the World’s Largest Data Centers

Credit to Author: Anthony DeSpirito| Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 16:00:53 +0000

While managing facility operations for large data centers certainly takes specialized skills in a range of disciplines, the more you do it, the better you get at it. Given that… Read more »

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New Research Shows DCIM is Crucial to Providing a Remote Hands Service that Customers Value

Credit to Author: Greg Jones| Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:05:21 +0000

Colocation providers looking for ways to add value to the services they offer customers – which should be all of them – would do well to look at remote hands… Read more »

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How IoT Technology Can Help Optimize Data Center Operations

Credit to Author: Mark Bidinger| Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 19:00:41 +0000

The pace of change in the colocation market continues to accelerate, and it is absolutely critical that we all adopt new technologies to help us keep pace with this change…. Read more »

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