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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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Data Centers White Papers (View All Report Types)
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How a Pre-Built Private Cloud Can Accelerate Innovation
sponsored by Groupware and Intel® Xeon® processor
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores a way to quickly deploy a private cloud without the hassle, headaches, and time it takes to build one.
Posted: 16 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Groupware and Intel® Xeon® processor

How to Make Hybrid IT Environments a Reality
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This solution overview explores a hybrid IT platform that allows you to work with the systems you have now as you take advantage of new technology in the future with standards-based, open, and interoperable software.
Posted: 15 Oct 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2015

Red Hat

5 Things You Should Know about Computing Outside Your Data Center
sponsored by CISCO & INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR
WHITE PAPER: To get the real-time insights you need from your data center in the midst of increases to machine data, access this white paper and learn about the five things you should know about leveraging cloud computing outside your data center and get stated on the right path to better insights now.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 12 Oct 2015

CISCO & INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR

5 Ways Applications perform better on Cisco UCS
sponsored by CISCO & INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, uncover the top five ways Unified Computing Systems can address common data center technology misalignment issues. Access now and learn about a system that can deliver unprecedented performance and can align IT even in the midst of a highly disparate technology environment.
Posted: 09 Oct 2015 | Published: 09 Oct 2015

CISCO & INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR

5 Ways all-in-one minis deliver mighty IT solutions
sponsored by CISCO & INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores five reasons why all-in-ones deliver such powerful data center solutions to SMBs. Read on now and learn what sets these systems apart from conventional data center solutions and figure out what they can do for your business as well.
Posted: 08 Oct 2015 | Published: 08 Oct 2015

CISCO & INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR

HR Management: Top 10 Reasons to Move to the Cloud
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores 10 reasons why you should move your human resources/talent management applications to the cloud.
Posted: 24 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

SAP

Core HR in the Cloud: Must-Have Strategies for Small and Medium Businesses
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a new, cloud-enabled approach to core HR, where all business units, geographies, and cost centers are supported by a single HR platform. Read on here to incorporate this suite of cloud-based talent management solutions in your organization.
Posted: 23 Sep 2015 | Published: 23 Sep 2015

SAP

Use Cases for Open Source in Private Clouds
sponsored by SolidFire
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an open source strategy that can provide the flexibility to explore an orchestrated private cloud with little risk.
Posted: 11 Sep 2015 | Published: 11 Sep 2015

SolidFire

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems
sponsored by EMC Converged Platforms.
WHITE PAPER: The following Magic Quadrant appraises 19 of the top contenders in the integrated systems market. Inside, you'll uncover an expert evaluation of each vendor in regards to strengths, cautions, functionality, deployment options, and more. Access now to ensure your choice in integrated systems will be the right one.
Posted: 11 Sep 2015 | Published: 11 Sep 2015

EMC Converged Platforms.

IDC MarketScape: Data Center Transformation Vendor Landscape
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following IDC MarketScape paper examines a variety of vendors participating in the datacenter transformation consulting and implementation services market and evaluates them based on a comprehensive framework and set of parameters expected to be most conducive to success.
Posted: 08 Sep 2015 | Published: 08 Sep 2015

IBM

Micro-Segmentation for Dummies: An Intro Guide
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This e-book provides a broad overview of micro-segmentation and its ability to deliver the operational agility that is foundational to a modern software-defined data center. Read on to understand how micro-segmentation can minimize risk and impact of data center security breaches.
Posted: 08 Sep 2015 | Published: 08 Sep 2015

VMware, Inc.

IT Analytics: Optimize IT Delivery, Accelerate Innovation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents strategies that offer aid to IT leaders facing the challenges of new technologies. Access now and learn how analytics can help streamline IT management - yes, even in cloud computing environments.
Posted: 08 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Cloud Disaster Recovery: Answers to Your Top Questions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth report by Forbes explores the benefits and challenges of using a cloud-based disaster recovery strategy in an era of exponential data growth. Access now to learn answers to your top questions.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Questions to Ask Your Colocation Provider
sponsored by Colt Data Centre Services
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at some of the questions IT managers have asked when looking for a colocation provider and gives you insight into what questions will help you choose your own.
Posted: 02 Sep 2015 | Published: 02 Sep 2015

Colt Data Centre Services

The Data Center Impact of Cloud, Analytics, Mobility, and More
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores what changes in IT mean for data centers and examines what the data center of tomorrow needs to look like.
Posted: 02 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

Linking resiliency to business objectives: How to make a case for corporate investment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as a guideline for IT professionals, and explains how to generate investment for resiliency initiatives by linking IT risks to business risk using one resiliency services framework. Access this white paper to learn how to uncover the critical connections between IT and the business.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

IBM

How to Enhance Testing for Better Disaster Recovery
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a 3-step testing approach that targets IT infrastructure recovery, application recovery, and business validation. Read on to discover the objectives, roles/responsibilities, and validation criteria essential to each stage.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

IBM

Hadoop for the Enterprise: Making Data Management Massively Scalable, Agile, Feature-Rich, and Cost-Effective
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper describes how Hadoop is taking on a new role in enterprises as a means of handling both data storage and analytics. Download this white paper now to learn about the top Hadoop implementation trends and best practices.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

IBM

Pervasive technology trends shaping the business and the implications for your data center
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the implications of cloud computing, mobile technologies, social collaboration, and business analytics on data center operations. Access now and learn about the predictive tools and techniques you can use to help build data center strategies that hold up in the face of such disruptive technologies.
Posted: 28 Aug 2015 | Published: 28 Aug 2015

IBM

High Availability is not a Luxury: How to Eliminate Downtime
sponsored by arcserve
WHITE PAPER: It's time for another "get real" moment. What you do in terms of disaster recovery and business continuity planning matters to your organization...a lot. Yet many organizations choose to ignore the challenge. Don't ignore it. Review this analysis to get a better understanding of how you can eliminate application downtime.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2015

arcserve

The World's Most Advanced Converged Solutions
sponsored by EMC Converged Platforms.
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores some of the world's leading converged infrastructure systems and explores their capabilities. Access now and learn what these systems can do for your data center now, and in the future.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2015

EMC Converged Platforms.

Accelerated Mentoring for Cloud Technologies
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a mentoring-based delivery model that can enable IT staff to move beyond basic cloud knowledge and toward practical skills.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Red Hat

Why virtualisation-ready matters
sponsored by Eaton
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, learn the importance of having a virtualization-ready UPS and uncover why this characteristic is key to future data center success.
Posted: 23 Sep 2015 | Published: 23 Sep 2015

Eaton

HP ConvergedSystem Platforms: Altering Business Efficiency and Agility with the Right Integrated System
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and Intel ®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a converged system that delivers greater results faster and more effectively than traditional methods of convergence. Access now and learn how you can unlock unmatched scalability, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and much more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2015 | Published: 09 Sep 2015

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and Intel ®

An Overview of HP ConvergedSystem Platforms
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and Intel ®
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following product assessment to learn why when it comes to converged systems, HP ConvergedSystem Platforms stand out amongst the top contenders. Access now and learn how HP compares to other leaders in terms of strengths, weaknesses, capabilities, purchase options, and much more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2015 | Published: 09 Sep 2015

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and Intel ®
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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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