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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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It's Time to Prepare for Private Cloud and Hybrid IT
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a flexible, integrated solution that help organizations adopt a cloud infrastructure for both traditional and cloud-enabled workloads.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 01 Feb 2015

Red Hat

The True Benefits of Converged Infrastructure: What the Experts Have to Say
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®
WHITE PAPER: In the following amalgamative report from several independent analyst firms, learn about the key reasons why businesses are turning to integrated, converged, or hyper-converged systems. Read on to uncover the results organizations are achieving in the real world successfully using this technology.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 14 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®

Leveraging Hyper-Convergence to Improve IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores how hyper-convergence can help your IT department cope with many of the increasing demands on infrastructure like data, service delivery, cost and power management, and much more. Access now and learn how you can start leveraging hyper-convergence in your own data center.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 19 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®

The Cloud at Your Pace
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for the 8 top cloud concerns and learn how you can address them, while minimizing your risks, and moving to the cloud at your own pace.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Rackspace

Buyer's Guide to the Major Players in the WAN Optimization Market
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: Read more to learn the strengths and weaknesses of 13 different WAN optimization vendors and how you can choose the right fit for your enterprise.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 17 Mar 2015

Silver Peak

Data Center Micro-Segmentation
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to discover how an SDDC can improve the one area of your company that is more important than agility, speed or efficiency – security.
Posted: 29 Apr 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

VMware

Transforming the Status Quo of Traditional Networking
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to learn how a different approach to server virtualization can provide the speed, agility and security you want in today's business world.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

VMware

The Various Types of Prefabricated Modular Data Centers Defined and Compared
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This following white paper proposes standard terminology for categorizing the types of prefabricated modular data centers, defines and compares their key attributes, and provides a framework for choosing the best approach based on business requirements. Access now and get started on the right path to a prefabricated data center solution.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

Schneider Electric

Data Center Rack Systems: The Key to Business-Critical Continuity
sponsored by Emerson
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the critical role rack systems can play within the data center today. Access now and uncover how rack systems can greatly improve uptime, availability, and reliability within your data center environment.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

Emerson

Practical Considerations for Implementing Prefabricated Data Centers
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper presents practical considerations, guidance, and results that a data center manager should expect from deploying a prefabricated data center. Access now and learn if a prefabricated architecture is the right choice for your organization.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Schneider Electric

Cultivating a Crystal Ball for Data Center Availability and Performance
sponsored by Emerson
WHITE PAPER: The following playbook explores how you can cultivate your own crystal ball for data center decision making. Access now and learn how you can gain higher availability, better efficiency, and improved planning.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Emerson

TCO Analysis of a Traditional Data Center vs. a Scalable, Prefabricated Data Center
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper compare and contrast the quantitative TCO analysis of prefabricated and traditional power and cooling architectures. Access now and learn about the key drivers of both the capex and opex savings of each architecture.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015

Schneider Electric

Creating an IT Infrastructure that Adapts to Your Business
sponsored by Emerson
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover what it takes to create an IT infrastructure that can adapt readily to a fast moving business. Read on to learn about the importance of having the right components, such as power and cooling capacity, and others required to scale your data center appropriately. Are you missing anything in your approach?
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 20 Apr 2015

Emerson

Owning or Outsourcing: What's Best for Your Data Center Infrastructure?
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the critical factors IT must consider when deciding whether to upgrade an existing data center, build a new data center, or lease space in a retail co-location.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 16 Apr 2015

Schneider Electric

Taking the Headache out of Data Center Migration
sponsored by Richardsoneyres
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how Mourant, an international, multi-disciplinary professional services group based in Jersey, England, managed to seamlessly transfer Mourant's Blade and Storage infrastructure from its existing location to a newer, better facility without losing any critical data or hardware.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Apr 2015

Richardsoneyres

Riak NoSQL for high availability and scale
sponsored by Basho Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores why companies are moving away from relational databases and towards Riak. Additionally, learn simple patterns for building common applications in Riak using its key/value design, dealing with data conflicts, and discuss multi-datacenter replication.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Basho Technologies

Fundamentals of Managing the Data Center Life Cycle for Owners
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the five phases of the data center life cycle, identifies key tasks and pitfalls, and offers practical advice to facility owners and management. Access now and learn what it takes to ensure your data center's health is a good as possible throughout the entire lifespan.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 02 Apr 2015

Schneider Electric

Guidance for Calculation of Efficiency (PUE) in Data Centers
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to gain a thorough explanation of the data center benchmark dilemma and uncover a standardized method for classifying data center loads for efficiency calculations.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Mar 2015

Schneider Electric

Hybrid Cloud Use Cases for Microsoft Azure
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores several hybrid cloud strategies leveraging Microsoft's Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform to lower costs and reduce risks in backup/archiving, improve disaster recovery, and deploy primary enterprise workloads in the public cloud.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Mar 2015

NetApp

VMware Virtual SAN 6.0 Design and Sizing Guide
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights how administrators can correctly design and size a Virtual SAN cluster, answers some of the common question around number of hosts, flash devices and magnetic disks, and outlines the configuration options.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

VMware, Inc.

Software-Defined Storage: What it Means for the IT Practitioner
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces Software-Defined Storage, a new approach to storage that enables a fundamentally more efficient operational model that fits in with our virtualized world.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

VMware, Inc.

Mega Online Retailer Stores Twenty Years Worth of Data
sponsored by Catalogic Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the storage solutions and data management strategies a major online retailer chose to handle twenty years of intensive data.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

Catalogic Software

Total Economic Impact FlexPod Datacenter Platform
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: The following Forrester TEI research paper explores how an organization was able to realize a total cost savings of nearly $2 million by deploying the right converged data center platform. Access now and learn what changes and factors allowed them to accrue such savings. Read on to examine what this technology can do for your business as well.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 20 Mar 2015

NetApp

Four Steps to Being More Mobile Than Ever
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this expert white paper to examine four key steps involved in enhancing mobility. Discover technologies and platforms that will give your organization the foundation it needs to be more flexible and mobile than ever.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Measuring the Business Value of VMware Horizon View
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an in-depth analysis of organizations who have adopted a centralized virtual desktop computing environment with the use of VMware Horizon View as their platform. Find out how organizations saw significant business value and high ROI when compared to traditional PCs.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VMware
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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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