Data Center Infrastructure Efficiency

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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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Why HCI and Why Now?
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: IT has made tremendous leaps with server and app virtualization, but 2 critical resource silos remain largely untouched: networking and storage. In this white paper, you'll discover why enterprises are deploying hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) to escalate their growth.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 20 May 2016

VMware

VersaStack Solution by IBM and Cisco: Easy. Efficient. Versatile.
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To keep your data center heart pumping healthily, it needs to be powered by a system that is easy, efficient, and versatile. View this white paper to find out how a pre-integrated, converged infrastructure can enable the power, performance, and overall health your data center needs to deliver the greatest value.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 16 May 2016

IBM

Virtualization Brings Your Network Up-to-Speed
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Does your current network approach account for new technologies? There is a superior approach to networking virtualization designed for early and ongoing success. Learn how it enables data center managers to achieve orders of magnitude, better agility, economics, and choice.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VMware

Lifecycle Carbon Footprint Analysis: Batteries vs. Flywheels
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, access a lifecycle carbon footprint analysis of batteries versus flywheels, and discover whether the energy consumed to operate the flywheel over its lifetime is greater than that of the equivalent VRLA battery solution. Read on to examine the carbon emissions tradeoffs for each technology.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Schneider Electric

Your Guide to Data Center Power and Cooling Capacity Management
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to measure and predict power and cooling capability at your data center rack enclosure level, ensuring predictable server performance. Read on to glean the methodology best used for achieving power and cooling capacity management by combining network power, cooling instrumentation, and DCIM.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 03 May 2016

Schneider Electric

High-desity Server Cooling: 10 Tips
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: You will discover 10 approaches in this white paper for increasing cooling efficiency, cooling capacity, and power density in existing data centers with low average power densities. Access now to learn how to cope with peak demands without major reconstruction, and more.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 03 May 2016

Schneider Electric

The CIO's Guide to Mainframes: Evaluating Sourcing Strategies to Mitigate Risk
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this guide how to formulate a sourcing strategy for your mainframe, starting with a baseline to identify how your decisions will affect staff, budgets, compliance, and cost, and align your outcome to current needs and future direction.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 15 Apr 2016

Windsor Group

VxRail Appliance Services: An Introduction to Hyper-convergence
sponsored by Avnet Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this resource how to deploy a fully integrated, preconfigured hyper-converged infrastructure appliance for your VMware software-defined environments. Read on to learn how this infrastructure delivers faster and simpler management of consolidated workloads.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016

Avnet Technology Solutions

The Enterprise Guide to Data Centers
sponsored by Comcast
WHITE PAPER: Industry-leading vendors and IT professionals weigh in on proven tactics to accommodate the expansion of your data center, and when you should consider outsourcing, in this e-book. Read on to hone in on 7 tactics to reduce your data center's power draw, and more.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Mar 2016

Comcast

Designing the Next Generation Data Center
sponsored by NetApp SolidFire
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces five architectural principles that businesses can use on their journey to the next-generation data center. Read on to lean about key market influences that are driving a fundamental IT transformation and the technological trends that support it.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 25 Mar 2016

NetApp SolidFire

How to Enable Virtualization and Software-Defined Data Centers to Achieve their Potential
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper examines how businesses can unlock the full potential of the software-defined data center by utilizing Parallel I/O software. View now and see for yourself why this works.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

DataCore Software Corporation

Transform and Simplify IT for Business Innovation
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to leverage current IT trends to increase efficiency, boost flexibility, lower costs, and keep up with agile new competitors. Read on to learn why innovation today requires a data-driven approach with the right IT system.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Investing in What Matters: Looking Beyond Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, you will discover 3 limitations of which you should be aware when considering converged and hyperconverged offerings for your infrastructure, and why cloud architecture might be better.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 23 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Going Beyond Converged Infrastructure: A Guide for CIOs, IT VPs, and Enterprise Architects
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this guide for CIOS, you will discover how to overcome the limitations of traditional converged infrastructure solutions with a public cloud consumption model. Read on to access a system that can deliver an optimized, simplified and cost effective alternative when considering database and application requirements.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Top 10 Purchasing Considerations for a Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, learn the 10 most important questions you must ask before considering a hyper-converged infrastructure. Read on to evaluate potential vendors based on their ability to support mixed architectures, cover device outages, and more.
Posted: 08 Feb 2016 | Published: 08 Feb 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Top 10 Things You Need to Consider When Buying a Hyper-converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper illustrates how to rein in IT complexity and promote increased flexibility and agility in your organization with hyper-converged infrastructure. Read on to be introduced to the 10 most crucial factors to consider when contemplating hyper-convergence to remove resource silos and improve IT.
Posted: 05 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Quantitative Analysis of a Prefabricated vs. Traditional Data Center
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will quantify the capital cost differences between prefabricated vs. traditional data centers, as well as learn why prefabrication does not come at a capex premium. Access this paper to discover the impact of rack density for both designs, and discover a side-by-side architecture comparison between prefab and "stick built".
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Schneider Electric

Converged Infrastructures Deliver the Full Value of Virtualization
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Find out how you can gain the full benefits of virtualization while minimizing risks by turning to converged infrastructures. You'll learn the headaches preventing you from reaching the full benefits of virtualization and how convergence can help alleviate these issues.
Posted: 22 Dec 2015 | Published: 22 Dec 2015

Hitachi Data Systems

Rethink Branch IT: Orchestrating a Successful Strategy for the Ideal Branch Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: One increasingly popular approach to mitigating branch IT challenges is moving to a branch converged infrastructure. Explore ways this infrastructure can extend full power, resiliency, and efficiency to your remote locations.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

The Backup Benefits of Hyper-converged Infrastructure
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: Discover a hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) that can create backups quickly, efficiently and securely even across data centers and learn how to backup and restore important files with just two mouse clicks.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

SimpliVity

Are You Ready for Converged IT?
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how advances in converged infrastructure now allow businesses to pick and choose convergence options to ultimately give way to IT improvements on your terms.
Posted: 27 Apr 2016 | Published: 27 Apr 2016

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Converged Solutions Tailored for Your Business
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This brief infographic highlights some of the greatest benefits that can be achieved through a tailored deployment of converged IT infrastructure. View now to learn more.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Maximizing Availability With Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by HPE and Veeam
WHITE PAPER: Discover the various ways in which hyper-converged infrastructures will improve your storage availability and examine the key features to look for in a hyper-converged solution. See how the right solution can enable your enterprise to create app-consistent backups, increase backup capacity, enhance availability, and more.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 11 Apr 2016

HPE and Veeam

Top 5 Benefits of the right Converged Solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the five most compelling reasons to consider converged infrastructure within your own environment.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 03 Mar 2016

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Riverbed Hyper-converged Edge
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at the architecture of traditional HCIs and how organizations are turning to stateless, rather than stateful, hyper-converged architectures to overcome common remote office dilemmas.
Posted: 17 Dec 2015 | Published: 17 Dec 2015

Riverbed Technology, Inc.
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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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