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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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MindTouch Gains Visibility into their Cloud Infrastructure
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: Examine how MindTouch gained real-time operational insights into their cloud infrastructure, allowing them to optimize their services, refine their processes, and rapidly put software into production.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

Splunk

Transforming the Desktop to Align with Today’s Mobile Reality
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: With the proliferation of mobile devices, have you stopped using your desktop? Does it seem outdated? The desktop is finally undergoing a next-generation transformation. Read on to learn about what the future of desktop computing will look like as it aligns with mobility.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

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

Eliminate On-Premise Tape Management with Cloud-Based Data Protection
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper highlights a scalable, secure cloud-based data protection solution that eliminates the need for on-premise tape backup. See the benefits this software can provide to your enterprise, such as modernized backup and recovery, cost-efficient data replication, reliable network connection, and more.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Iron Mountain

A Secure Alternative to Personal File Sharing Services in the Enterprise
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Personal file sharing invites data leakage and compliance violations by allowing files being shared to escape beyond IT's control. Simply blocking network access of personal file sharing services is no longer a viable option. Learn how enterprise-ready file sharing solutions exceed employee needs while securing and mobilizing business data.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

Top 5 requirements for secure enterprise file sync and sharing
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The mobile data access challenge poses both risk and opportunities for IT. The use of personal file sharing makes it hard to maintain security of sensitive information. Discover how IT can help employees work and collaborate more effectively from anywhere while supporting the evolution of business mobility enterprise-wide.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Citrix

Seven Reasons Why Micro-Segmentation is Powerful to Have and Painless to Add
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Data center attacks are on the rise, and physical security and firewalls aren't enough. Access this white paper to learn about 7 key factors that make micro-segmentation a powerful and painless tool to incorporate into your network security.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

VMware

Secure file sharing in the enterprise
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: As companies grow globally and more dispersed, file sharing becomes more critical. If an organization does not provide a solution, employees will find one -- or more -- for themselves. Access this white paper to learn about ensuring secure data sharing and a file sharing solution that solves several sharing problems.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Citrix

Micro-Segmentation Builds Security Into Your Virtual Data Center’s DNA
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Micro-segmentation is an adaptive technology that narrows your data center security's focus to overcome threats faster than ever. Access this white paper to learn more about the security and protection micro-segmentation will provide your data center.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 27 Apr 2016

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

5 Data Quality Problems in Every CMDB
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: Explore why clean data is essential for your configuration management database (CMDB). Uncover the top 5 data quality problems in every CMDB and how you can address these challenges.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

BDNA

Build a Reliable, Accurate CMDB by Addressing Data Quality
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top data quality issues derailing your configuration management database (CMDB) initiatives. Learn how you can build and maintain an accurate, reliable CMDB by taking the steps to address poor data quality.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

BDNA

How to Bring a Common Language to Your IT Systems
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides best practices for managing your IT assets. Learn how normalizing data, enriching data, and categorizing assets can help take the pain out of IT system management.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 28 Apr 2016

BDNA

3 Ways to Cut the Cost and Pain of a Software Audit
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the top challenges IT professionals face when preparing for a vendor audit, as well as offering suggested solutions to cut the cost and pain of a software audit. Download now to access expert tips on how to prepare for your vendor audit.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 28 Apr 2016

BDNA

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

The CIO’s Guide to Evaluating IT Sourcing Options
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will assist you in evaluating your IT sourcing options, and choosing the right provider that can help you save considerable time and money. Learn how to leverage your service provider to transcend IT performance expectations.
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 14 Apr 2016

Windsor Group

Future Proof your Data Storage with the Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights one hybrid cloud platform with customizable end-to-end data center and cloud storage solutions. Read on and discover how this solution can provide your enterprise with secure storage for your mission-critical data and simplified backup and archiving.
Posted: 13 Apr 2016 | Published: 13 Apr 2016

Equinix

The Essential CIO's Guide to Data Center Outsourcing
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: Dive into this exclusive CIO's guide to discover how to transform your IT operations by way of data center outsourcing. Learn how you can gain better efficiency, service, and disaster preparedness, as well as see why a quantifiable impact analysis is the first critical step to your IT transformation.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 11 Apr 2016

Windsor Group

Best Practices for Monitoring While Migrating to AWS
sponsored by LogicMonitor
WHITE PAPER: Explore best practices for monitoring while migrating to AWS – including what features to look for when choosing the right monitoring tools and steps to help you can prepare for cloud migrations.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 20 May 2016

LogicMonitor

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.

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®

Hyperconvergence Drives Operational Efficiency and Customers are Benefitting
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: Review important market trends that have driven a dramatic increase of real-world converged and hyperconverged infrastructure deployments and get an in-depth look at what customers are seeing from a hyper-converged approach including budget savings, production workload capacity, and more.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 12 Apr 2016

SimpliVity
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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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