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ALSO CALLED: Computer Rooms, Datacentres, Datacenters, Computer Centers, Internet Data Centers, Data Centres
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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Data Centers White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Outperform Competitors With a Strong ADC
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights 9 key data center and cloud architecture challenges that NetScaler can help you solve efficiently.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Citrix

Simplify the Planning Process for Data Center Projects
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, you'll learn the practical steps you can follow in order to cut costs by simplifying and shortening the planning process while improving the quality of your plan.
Posted: 26 Dec 2014 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

Schneider Electric

Why Critical Applications Need a Hardware-Optimized Platform
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper examines the need for hardware-optimized platforms, and how they can be used with software-defined storage for maximum efficiency.
Posted: 26 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

NetApp

Dodge Potential Pitfalls Surrounding DCIM Solutions
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the common pitfalls that organizations run into when evaluating and implementing DCIM solutions and provides practical guidance on how to avoid them.
Posted: 23 Dec 2014 | Published: 23 Dec 2014

Schneider Electric

How Data Centre Infrastructure Management Software Improves Planning and Cuts Operational Costs
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to examine a series of examples of how data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software tools can simplify operational processes, cut costs, and speed up information delivery.
Posted: 23 Dec 2014 | Published: 23 Dec 2014

Schneider Electric

The Benefits of Using Flash Arrays with Oracle
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Today, about 73% of mid-sized and large companies are looking to consolidate their databases. However, there are many challenges associated with data center consolidation. This white paper details a lab report that tested the performance of a flash array with Oracle.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

NetApp

Cisco Preparing Its Datacenters for the Next Generation of Virtualization and Hybrid Cloud with Its Application Centric Infrastructure
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines a data center infrastructure solution that optimizes storage, reduces power usage, and more.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Adventures of Moving To The Cloud
sponsored by INetU Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges and benefits of moving to the cloud. Read on to learn the pitfalls you need to avoid project delays, re-engineering, and cost overruns. You'll also learn the skills and assistance you need to make sure everything goes according to plan.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

INetU Inc.

Virtual Machine Migration Methods in vSphere
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why migrations are useful, the methods that vSphere makes available for you to manually move a virtual machine (VM), and how vSphere can automate the process for you in various scenarios.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

Global Knowledge

Case Study: Canadian Cloud at Work
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Check out this case study to learn how one Quebec-based organization was able to find the right partner to aid them during an unprecedented migration to Microsoft Azure. You'll learn how they were able to ensure the success of this ambitious effort. You'll also get essential guidance in planning a similar project.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Dec 2014

Microsoft

IaaS Wars. What it means for Technology Vendors?
sponsored by Vembu Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how the demand for IaaS has affected technology vendors.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Vembu Technologies

Migrating Linux Applications from x86 to IBM Power Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores servers and blades that can improve system performance, throughput, and resiliency.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

IBM

Essential Virtual SAN Book Excerpt from VMware Press
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how Virtual SAN implements object—based storage and a platform for VM storage policies to simplify VM storage placement decisions. You'll also learn how this solution provides greater resiliency, more scale-out storage functionality, and greater control over quality of service.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

VMware

Selecting the Optimal Path to Private Cloud
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the 3 approaches to building an infrastructure platform for delivering private cloud services to end users. Read on to get insights into how you can reduce costs and the time to deploy infrastructure with reference architecture and integrated infrastructure system approaches to building private clouds.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

EMC

How to Unlock the Power of Flash with VNX
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to examine the evolution of storage controllers, from HDD controllers to hybrid array controllers that optimize flash media and multi-core CPUs.
Posted: 01 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

EMC

The Great Cloud Guidebook
sponsored by ControlNow
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing is evolving quickly, and it's clear that we've beyond the hype stage. So what's changing?Access this white paper to learn from 10 tech influencers for their views and insights into the evolving state of cloud computing.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

ControlNow

Discover an Integrated IT Platform Designed for Branch Offices and Small and Medium Enterprise Locations
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: As remote offices and small and medium-sized IT environments mature, they become increasingly complicated. Find out how they can benefit from Dell PowerEdge VRTX.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Take Control Over Your Application Performance
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a solution that can help you overcome 9 key datacenter and cloud architecture challenges.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Citrix

How is the Cloud Delivering Business Agility?
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the cloud's journey from hype to reality and its transformation into a proven technology. Read on to learn how the cloud can deliver reduced costs and improved agility, integration, manageability, and performance. You'll also learn the importance of finding the right partner and plan to get the most out of the cloud.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Nov 2014

Verizon

State of the Market: Enterprise Cloud 2014
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore the current state of cloud computing and get insight into the future of the cloud. You'll learn why the debate between public and private models is now moot. You'll also learn how cloud is redefining IT's relevance to the business as well as tips to ensure the security of your cloud deployments.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Verizon

Top 10 Considerations for Getting Started with VMware Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the top 10 considerations for planning your move to virtualization in order to avoid the most popular complications that occur during the process. You'll explore security and compliance concerns, the pros and cons of choosing virtual storage over traditional storage, and more.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VMware

Evolving SRM to Meet Enterprise IT's Long-term Challenges
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn about a management application that monitors your storage infrastructure and automates management processes.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Endpoint Management for Data Centers - Under the Hood of a Data Center
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive infographic to learn more about the current threat landscape and how you can improve security with effective endpoint management.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

IBM

Vendor Landscape: Systems Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this guide to examine an evaluation of 13 competitors in the systems management market. You'll be able to compare products based on functionality and price and get insight into where the market is going. On top of this, you'll learn what sets IBM apart from the competition in the systems management market.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

IBM

All you need to know about Bash bug and how to protect your data with IBM Endpoint Manager
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how the "Bash bug" allows attackers to execute malicious code within a bash shell, allowing them to gain access to confidential information by taking control of the operating system. It also highlights how you can better identify which systems are vulnerable and protect your endpoints and data from this bug.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

IBM
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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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