Archive for: January 2015

Tintri Named InfoWorld 2015 Technology Of The Year Award Winner

Tintri, a provider of flash-based storage products specifically designed for virtualized and cloud environments, was recognized for its Tintri VMstore storage product. Now expanded to support Microsoft’s Hyper-V and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization as well as VMware, Tintri VMstore simplifies storage management.

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Aquatherm: High Performance, Long-Lasting, and Environmentally Friendly Pipes and Fittings

Ideally hydronic pipe should not be affected by the fluid it is carrying, and the fluid should not be affected by the pipe. Sadly, many HVAC system use a compromised material called carbon steel for hydronic piping. Water oxidizes steel, which causes pitting, scale build-up, and eventually leads to failure of the pipe. These effects are mitigated through the use of closed systems where possible, chemical treatment, PH-treatment, etc.

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Vantage Adds Data Center Facilities Management Services

Vantage Data Centers announced addition of Critical Facilities Management services to its list of offerings. CFM services are a way to outsource day-to-day data center management expertise.

The Santa Clara, California-based provider’s data center management suite includes consulting and custom on-site support from Vantage employees. That support goes as far as shipping and receiving of equipment, landscape maintenance, and trash removal.

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Can DCIM make the difference for a green data center?

I had an opportunity to chat with some analysts over the last few weeks and asked them “If CIOs could push one thing to improve their data center’s sustainability, what would you suggest.”

Overwhelmingly, the analysts responded with a four-letter word. No, it’s not what you think – it’s DCIM.

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3 Reasons Hybrid Cloud is Much More Secure Than You Think

Hybrid cloud adoption continues to gain momentum, and businesses across nearly every industry are eagerly working to infuse agility into their organization by adopting the hybrid cloud model. The message is clear: “We like this. It works.”

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IT Infrastructure Investment Set to Increase in 2015

SMBs are feeling optimistic about 2015 and prioritizing IT infrastructure investment. Hardware replacement, network security, server upgrades and wireless upgrades lead the wish list according to a recent survey of SMB leadership.

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Is it Time to Move or Colocate your Data Center? PTS’ Relocation Services Can Help

So you’ve made the decision to relocate your data center operations to a new facility. Perhaps you are moving the operations to a data center colocation facility because it was going to be too expensive to upgrade your in-house data center facility, or perhaps your organization prefers an operational expense financial model over spending capital expenditures (cash) today.

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Panduit HD Flex Fiber Cabling System: Built for Next-generation Density Demands

Panduit Corp., a leading global provider of data center solutions, today announced its new HD Flex™ Fiber Cabling System, engineered to provide the highest levels of density and serviceability for high-performance data centers. The system is purposely designed to enable organizations to easily scale up density and execute moves, adds and changes quickly and safely, without disrupting adjacent circuits. The system will debut at Cisco Live 2015, Jan. 26-30, in Milan, Italy.

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PTS Partner SimpliVity on a Mission to Simplify IT

SimpliVity Convergence 3.0: Converge EntireStack into a Single Resource Pool
SimpliVity is on a mission to simplify IT. SimpliVity’s products are used by hundreds of enterprises and service providers worldwide and SimpliVity has been recognized by the industry for its leadership team, channel acumen and friendliness, and product innovation.

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Hyper converged is just the tip, let me show you my rack | This is Hyper-Awesome

To say that the Hyper Converged appliance marketplace is “so hot” right now is more or less understatement of the year. Nutanix, Simplivity, Scale Computing, Nimboxx, Pivot3, EVO:Rail, and now Stratoscale are all vying for a piece of a very large pie.

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