Tag: Conceptual Design

Data Center Migration: Critical Lessons Learned

Today’s reliance on technology in the business world has placed many more workloads into the modern data center platform. So, as your organization grows – your data center must stay agile as well.

This is where the challenge comes in. When planning out a data center project – how do you know what’s the right direction? What makes sense to best fit into your business plans?

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Software-Defined Data Centers: The Next Big Thing or All Hype?

Matt Smith works for Dell and has a passion for learning and writing about technology. Outside of work he enjoys entrepreneurship, being with his family, and the outdoors.

Corporations love to get their hands on new technologies and proclaim them as the next big thing or the “saving grace” of their networks and data centers. One of the newer developments along those lines is a move towards virtualization, and a leading trend in that movement is the software defined data center (SDDC).

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Facebook: Now It’s All About The Building by Peter Judge

Two weeks ago, my suggestion that we build data centers from straw was not entirely serious. But the coverage last week of Facebook’s new project in Sweden proves one thing: it actually is time we thought carefully about the buildings that house our tech.

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Emerson Collaborates With Facebook on Design for “Rapid Deployment Data Center”

Emerson Network Power, a global leader in maximizing availability, capacity and efficiency of critical infrastructure, today announced that it is working with Facebook to design and deploy the company’s second data center building in Luleå, Sweden.

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Beware the Closed System: Just Integrate

When done right, DCIM software integrations can provide tremendous value to your business. First, they allow you to leverage investments that have already been made, such as representing data flows and applications from a wide variety of vendors.

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