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DEFINITION: A data center (sometimes spelled datacenter) is a centralized repository, either physical or virtual, for the storage, management, and dissemination of data and information organized around a particular body of knowledge or pertaining to a particular business. The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), for example, is a public data center that maintains the world's largest archive of weather information.  … 
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Practical Considerations for Implementing Prefabricated Data Centres
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the practical considerations, guidance, and results that you should expect from such a deployment. Read on to learn what you stand to gain from a prefabricated data center – and how you can go about ensuring that the deployment goes off without a hitch.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

Schneider Electric

Are you on the wrong side of disaster recovery?
sponsored by Peak 10
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides the results of a survey meant to highlight how many companies have a DR plan and whether they test it frequently enough. Know what your organization needs to be prepared for disaster.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

Peak 10

All Clouds are Not Created Equal: A Logical Approach to Cloud Adoption in Your Company
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: You've decided to make the leap to the cloud, but with so many different configurations offered by multiple providers representing different degrees of benefits and risks, how do you even begin to determine the approach that will best suit your organisation's unique needs? Read this white paper to find guidance to help you make sense of the cloud.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2014

IBM

Hybrid IT: The Best of All Worlds
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers up a hybrid IT approach as the solution for meeting the rapid changes and demands of today's business world.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

Simplify and Automate Cloud Management
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper will help you put the right management and architecture in place for an effective cloud deployment.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2012

VMware, Inc.

OpenStack, Red Hat, and the Cloud System Software Opportunity
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores OpenStack, which can allow you to create a highly interoperable private cloud environment.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2013

Red Hat

Beyond Virtualization to Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores a four-step approach for taking a service-oriented approach to cloud computing.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2013

Red Hat

Red Hat Accelerated Mentoring: Openstack Architecture
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper details a mentoring-based delivery model for closing the operational gap when implementing new technology into your data center.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

Red Hat

Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust Saves 27,000 Per Year with 1e
sponsored by 1e Inc
WHITE PAPER: A hospital was looking to reduce its power consumption and energy bill by automating PC shut downs when they were not being used. The key, however, was to ensure that no work would be disrupted by this process.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

1e Inc

Rackspace Private Cloud Software
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This valuable whitepaper provides a three-step method for downloading Rackspace private cloud software.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

Rackspace

Rapid Insight With Results: Harnessing Analytics in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores data analytics in the cloud.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Jun 2014

IBM

How We Define a Network is About to Change, Again
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how VMware NSX changes the way that you build, manage, and secure your network.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

Addressing the Energy Challenge in Singapore’s Data Centers
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to explore the challenges of energy efficiency and sustainability that are quickly becoming a priority for data center operators worldwide, and to access a strategy for attaining Green Data Center Certification in Singapore, a premier global data center hub.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

Schneider Electric

Rackspace Private Cloud Support Data Sheet
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper details a cloud support service that will allow you to shift your focus to your core business.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

Rackspace

What Does the Future of Data Centers Look Like?
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief article that focuses on data centers of the future, and how they will have to be super efficient and push the boundaries of the physical, but also be driven by open source innovation.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Dec 2013

Rackspace

Free-Air Cooling: The Advantages of Cooling Data Centers Using ‘Free Air’
sponsored by Digital Realty
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses some of the new technologies and innovative approaches that are allowing data center owners and operators to cool facilities, while conserving energy and improving resilience, by using outside air.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Digital Realty

Spinning up your First Instance on Rackspace Private Cloud
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This step-by-step guide will teach you how to spin up your first private cloud using OpenStack Python command tools.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Rackspace

Ten Reasons to Choose vCloud Air Infographic
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this infographic to find out 10 benefits of a specific hybrid cloud built on a VMware platform, simply an extension of your data center.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

VMware

Ensuring Availability and Faster Response Times for your Web Applications
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores an infrastructure solution that will allow you to effectively deploy virtualized applications.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2010

Citrix

The Digital Dividend: First-Mover Advantage
sponsored by Zscaler & Verizon
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explains the advantage that technology pioneers have over the competition.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

Zscaler & Verizon

Taking Critical Environment Operational Efficiency to the Next Level
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to learn valuable information on optimizing the efficiency of critical environments, including a list of questions to help you to gauge whether your critical environment is headed toward optimal performance.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Schneider Electric

Build the Future: The Era of the Dynamic Data Center
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief paper that explains why IT departments must take on the role of system integrator in organizations today. Learn how to foster greater collaboration between tech teams managing data center resources to meet increasingly stringent and time-critical business demands.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Analyzing How Well a Data Center Solution Provider Aligns with Your Business Needs
sponsored by Digital Realty
WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as a helpful guide to analyzing how well a data center solution provider might align with your business needs.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Digital Realty

Gaining Business Agility in the Cloud Through Smarter Sourcing
sponsored by Sungard
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how smart sourcing provides enterprises with a flexible tool for dealing with uncertain futures by supplying a platform for agility and greater visibility into spending and the value of their investments.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Sungard

The Business Value of Standardizing on Red Hat Infrastructure Solutions
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares organizations using a commercial Linux subscription from Red Hat to support their Linux servers to organizations using a mixed environment of alternative commercially supported and nonpaid Linux distributors.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Red Hat
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DATA CENTERS DEFINITION (continued): … A data center (sometimes spelled datacenter) is a centralized repository, either physical or virtual, for the storage, management, and dissemination of data and information organized around a particular body of knowledge or pertaining to a particular business. The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), for example, is a public data center that maintains the world's largest archive of weather information. A private data center may exist within an organization's facilities or may be maintained as a specialized facility. According to Carrie Higbie, of Global Network Applications, every organization has a data center, although it might be referred to as a server room or even a computer closet. In that sense, data center may be synonymous with network operations center (NOC), a restricted access area containing automated systems that constantly monitor server activity, Web traffic, and network performance.
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