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DEFINITION: Data center infrastructure efficiency (DCIE) is a metric used to determine the energy efficiency of a data center. The metric, which is expressed as a percentage, is calculated by dividing IT equipment power by total facility power. DCIE was developed by members of the Green Grid, an industry group focused on data center energy efficiency. How to Determine DCIE: 1. Take a measurement of energy use  … 
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The Gorilla Guide to Linux Networking 101
sponsored by Cumulus
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, gain valuable insights into Linux networking basics so your organization can meet the growing demands of users by connecting their applications and data as reliably, securely and efficiently as possible.
Posted: 12 Dec 2017 | Published: 12 Dec 2017

Cumulus

The Transformational Power of Hyper-converged Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware & Intel
WHITE PAPER: Where data centers are concerned, infrastructure-centric thinking has evolved to more workload-centric thinking—which is where hyper-converged infrastructure enters the game. Download this paper to delve into HCI, which can deliver cost-effective capacity for a wide range of workloads, and more.
Posted: 07 Dec 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

VMware & Intel

Modernize Your Infrastructure to Modernize Your Business
sponsored by VMware & Intel
WHITE PAPER: Legacy infrastructures are putting a strain on IT departments that leads lines of business to bypass IT in favor of finding their own solutions. This white paper examines the reasons why forward-looking IT and business decision-makers are turning to HCI to modernize their infrastructures.
Posted: 07 Dec 2017 | Published: 07 Dec 2017

VMware & Intel

A Guide to Better TCO and Agility with Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware & Intel
WHITE PAPER: Clearly your peers find HCI to be a worthwhile investment. But is it worth implementing in your specific enterprise? And how does TCO factor in? Read this white paper from searchDataCenter.com to find out, and for a rundown of one HCI, VMware vSAN.
Posted: 06 Dec 2017 | Published: 06 Dec 2017

VMware & Intel

5 Reasons to Choose Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Software
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software allows the convergence of compute, networking, and storage that enables a building-block approach with scale-out capabilities. However, not every HCI solution is developed equally. This e-book covers the five reasons to choose, and the five keys to look for in, HCI software.
Posted: 04 Dec 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2017

VMware

Digital Transformation Starts Here
sponsored by AdvizeX Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Roughly half of businesses don't know what their industry will look in three years, and 45% of businesses are worried about becoming obsolete over the next three to five years. Find out which three aspects of your IT department need to be transformed to keep your organization alive during the tumult of the next five years.
Posted: 04 Dec 2017 | Published: 04 Dec 2017

AdvizeX Technologies

A Practical Guide for Automating IT
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: 59% of IT professionals say their IT organizations are unprepared for the digital business of the next two years. This white paper reveals the key data center challenges that you will need to overcome in order to prepare for the next two years. See the role automation will play in determining your organization's future.
Posted: 01 Dec 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

VMware

A Software-Defined Approach to Modernize Your Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: The nature of data center infrastructure is changing, modernizing, from a hardware-centric mindset toward a software-defined approach. Access this white paper to learn why organizations are modernizing their infrastructures, hyperconverged infrastructure's role in developing your software-defined data center, and how to ensure a smooth transition.
Posted: 01 Dec 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 2017

VMware

Ready Your Infrastructure for Extending to Public Cloud
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: If you are moving apps to the public cloud, you need to make sure that your infrastructure is prepared to handle the extension. Access this white paper to learn how to modernize your infrastructure through virtualization and build a software-defined foundation that supports both business and IT goals.
Posted: 01 Dec 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2017

VMware

Building a Business Case for Hyper-converged Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Using the HCI cost-benefit analysis and use cases detailed in this paper, you'll learn how to build a strong business case for HCI in your organization. Additionally, read on to learn how to select the right HCI solution that meets your specific workload needs.
Posted: 30 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

VMware

Data Center Virtualization Tools Need to Work Together
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: On the path to full digital transformation, data center modernization continues to be a top-of-mind issue at most IT organizations. In order to achieve this, you need virtualization tools that complement each other. Access this white paper to learn why virtualization is the centerpiece of data center modernization and which tools to implement.
Posted: 17 Nov 2017 | Published: 17 Nov 2017

Veeam Software

Delivering on the Promise of the Software-Defined Data Center
sponsored by Avnet
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn why exactly the software-defined data center (SDDC) is gaining so much popularity, and how you can create your own. Discover additional benefits to the SDDC including reducing operating costs, avoiding vendor lock-in, and more.
Posted: 16 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Avnet

Building Trust in a Cloudy Sky
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There's no denying that this is the future of computing as many adopt a "cloud first" mindset, but many are still wary of the cloud's lingering reputation for poor security. Read this report to see how your cloud security strategy stacks up, which areas you may be neglecting, and how to maintain top-notch security in the "cloud first" era.
Posted: 16 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

McAfee, Inc.

Key Elements of a Successful Data Center Cabinet Ecosystem
sponsored by Chatsworth Products Europe
WHITE PAPER: White space management is becoming increasingly important as data centers become more complex. This white paper describes the key elements of a cabinet ecosystem and shows how selecting an integrated solution will help simplify white space management.
Posted: 15 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2017

Chatsworth Products Europe

HPE SimpliVity hyperconverged infrastructure for VMware vSphere
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Continuous exponential data growth has lead to the need to replace legacy IT infrastructures, and is driving the recent hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) adoption trend. This technical white paper reviews the features and benefits of an HCI platform and describes the hardware and software components and subsystems that make up the solution.
Posted: 15 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Service Desk Success: An Opportunity for Differentiation
sponsored by MicroFocus
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to formulate an effective approach to service desk management that will assist you in differentiating your service offerings from your competitors. Read on to ensure resources are aligned with business requirements, line management achieves control over the change management process, and more.
Posted: 15 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

MicroFocus

Why Organizations Still Struggle To Digitally Transform & Innovate
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: An overwhelming majority are struggling with availability and protection gaps, which are leading to data loss, impeded operating environments, and delayed digital transformation efforts. Access this report for survey results on how organizations struggle to bridge these gaps and ways you can cross them.
Posted: 15 Nov 2017 | Published: 15 Nov 2017

Veeam Software

High-Performance Computing (HPC) Up-Close
sponsored by Lenovo and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This paper centered on high-performance computing (HPC) will illustrate how various industries benefit from HPC, 6 advantages of adopting an HPC ecosystem, and more. Download your copy to learn the HPC essentials inside.
Posted: 09 Nov 2017 | Published: 09 Nov 2017

Lenovo and Intel

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Delivers Peace of Mind
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: The Neenan Company and their partner NexCore were in constant danger of a crippling hardware failure. This case study explores how these companies were able to implement a hyperconverged infrastructure to reduce hardware costs and improve disaster recovery and backup performance.
Posted: 09 Nov 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Comparing Hyperconverged Infrastructure Options for Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is taking off and data center infrastructure will never be the same. In this paper, TechTarget's own experts compare four leading HCI vendors based on the key aspects every HCI platform needs to offer. See our experts' evaluation process and how you can apply it for yourself.
Posted: 08 Nov 2017 | Published: 08 Nov 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Data Protection on HCI Platforms
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Data protection is critical for disaster recovery and business continuity, and is one of the key evaluation markers for organizations purchasing IT infrastructure. This paper discusses HCI's impact on data protection, key factors to consider, data protection best practices and recommendations on when and how to use them for various use cases.
Posted: 07 Nov 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Using Hyperconverged Infrastructure to Improve Data Protection and Recovery Effectiveness
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: IT organizations need to take a fresh look at their approach to data protection and availability, and move beyond the limitations of client/server era technologies. Access this IDC white paper to learn how hyperconverged infrastructure simplifies and improves data protection and recovery effectiveness.
Posted: 07 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Powerhouse Hyperconverged Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: While public cloud promises greater speed and agility, going all-in on cloud isn't possible for business-critical workloads. You need all that and performance, protection, privacy, and control are paramount. Access this white paper to see how hyperconverged infrastructure is helping meet these demands.
Posted: 03 Nov 2017 | Published: 29 Sep 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Edge IT: The Engine Powering Digital Transformation
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: In the age of digital transformation, what does the edge of your IT landscape look like? How are your peers approaching it? Read this guide to find out how other IT pros are approaching edge IT, trends in data center concentration, strategies to overcoming key challenges, and more.
Posted: 02 Nov 2017 | Published: 02 Nov 2017

Equinix

Red Hat CloudForms Unifies and Improves Service Delivery and Management
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents an economic analysis of Red Hat CloudForms, which can automate operational processes and unify service management across multivendor virtual and cloud environments. Read on to streamline service delivery with features such as automated policy enforcement and remediation, and more.
Posted: 31 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Red Hat
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DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE EFFICIENCY DEFINITION (continued): …  at or near the facility utility's meter. If the data center is in a mixed-use facility or office building, take a measurement only at the meter that is powering the data center. If the data center is not on a separate utility meter, estimate the amount of power being consumed by the non-data center portion of the building and remove it from the equation. 2. Measure the IT equipment load, which should be measured after power conversion, switching, and conditioning is completed. According to The Green Grid, the most likely measurement point would be at the output of the computer room power distribution … 
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