Archive for: June 2014

Copper makes a fight back in the data center – DatacenterDynamics

New uses of copper cabling are prolonging the life of technology in data centers, although fiber optic sales are growing faster, according to a market analysis from IHS. The report shows revenue from
data center cabling
in North America is expected to

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6 Important Things To Know About Microsoft’s New Volume Licensing Program

Microsoft launched the Microsoft Products & Services Agreement last December. Here are six things Microsoft partners and customers need to know about MPSA.

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The Practical Science of Data Center Capacity Planning

Your data center is growing, you have more users connecting, and your business continues to evolve. As the modern organization places more demands around the data center model, administrators must be aware of their resources and their utilization. A big part of that is planning out capacity for both today, and the future.

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Preparing for the Industrial IP World Cup

The FIFA World Cup brings out the competitive instincts of sports fans across the globe. The strategies, styles, skills and depth of teams around the globe are tested and validated like no other sporting event. How much training and practice does it take to play at that elite level? If you have participated as a […]

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Why Real-Time Data Center Intelligence Pays Off

How do you control something you can’t monitor and don’t see? It’s a novel idea but modern data center requirements have actually gone even further than that. Real-time data center monitoring is critical not only for the health of your infrastructure, but for the success of your business model.

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Google I/O: Looks Like Android Is Getting Ready For The Internet Of Things

Aiming to make the world more connected are the new Android L OS, Android Wear, Android Auto and Android TV. Solution providers, however, know that someone has to secure it all.

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Cisco, NetApp Make It Clear: No VMware NSX For FlexPod

Cisco and NetApp said for SDN, the choice in FlexPod will be Cisco’s ACI technology, but FlexPod channel partners call the decision a risky one given VMware’s influence.

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Twitter’s Infrastructure Team Matures, Making the Fail Whale a Thing of the Past

Twitter’s infrastructure team has managed to kill the notorious Fail Whale, which signified a Twitter outage, and Raffi Krikorian, the company’s vice president of platform engineering, says the team likes to think the creature (which a few years ago used to show up on users’ screens instead of their Twitter feed quite often) is now a thing of the past.

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Wiley Announces Cabling: The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic … – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Cabling : The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking, 5th Edition is a comprehensive resource packed with expert advice and best practices for implementing data center , local, access, metropolitan and wireless networks with data rates ranging from 100Mbps to 100Gbps using copper and fiber optic cabling.

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Security Expert: Industry Is Failing Miserably At Fixing Underlying Dangers

Endpoint security software, network security appliances and the latest automated incident response platforms mask the problems rather than address them, says Eugene Spafford, a security expert and industry luminary.

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