Tag: Technology

Delivering Enhanced Visibility, Better SLA and Disaster Avoidance

Your business is growing, you have more technology demands, and the industry is pushing you to make even more infrastructure decisions. These trends aren’t slowing down either. Cloud computing and complex applications are creating very large demands against the modern data center. In this case study from RF Code, we look at an organization that sought a solution for a growing resource challenge.

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DuPont Fabros Completes 9 MW in Santa Clara Using New Electrical Design

DuPont Fabros Technology has completed a new phase at its Santa Clara, California, data center, the first project to use the company’s new electrical system design, which enables it  to deploy capacity in smaller chunks than it has traditionally done.

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45 Degree Angled Ethernet Cables Released by L-com – Busbyway

L-com, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that they will be offering 45 degree angled Cat5e and Cat6 Ethernet cables in both shielded and non-shielded versions. These cables compliment L-com’s existing 90 degree Ethernet cables, adding a professional look with efficiently organized cable exits.

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30 Notable IT Executive Moves: May 2014

May’s notable executive moves included departures sparked by management shakeups at SAP and Kaspersky Lab, as well as a new role for Cisco’s long-time channel chief.

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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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The Future is Balanced (Maybe) by Doug Mohney

The world is going to build more data centers. Moore’s Law and other clichés imply we’re going to get faster, cheaper and better. And I’m haunted by the season ender of “Person of Interest” and all those fears about the singularity.

Rob High, IBM Fellow and the CTO of Watson Group, is pushing the powers of its Watson technology, a technology that requires plenty of servers. The key to Watson is natural language, with the technology created by linguists to understand how human beings communicate.

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What Will The Data Center of 2025 Look Like?

What will the data center look like in 2025? Enterprise data centers will be much smaller, power densities will be much higher, and the majority of IT workloads will have moved to cloud computing platforms. That’s the consensus from data center professionals surveyed by Emerson Network Power for its Data Center 2025 Project, who were tasked to imagine what facilities will look like 11 years from now.

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Dell and Big Switch Partner on SDN Solution

In response to strong customer demand for migration paths to software-defined networks (SDN) Dell and Big Switch Networks announced a strategic agreement that has Dell reselling the Big Switch Big Tap application and the Switch Light Operating System, running on Dell’s high performance Open Networking switches. Dell also announced plans to advance its open-networking initiative which redefines traditional networking switch models to help customers develop future-ready data centers.

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