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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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Face Tech Challenges Head-On with a Strategic Data Center
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: IT teams face a bevy of challenges in today's always-on, demanding IT environment, including (but not limited to) connectivity, bandwidth, latency, and security. By treating your data center as a strategic asset, you can turn those challenges into opportunities to thrive.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Equinix

Data Center as a Strategic Asset: 3 Execs Weigh In
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, see what three leading C-level executives -- Dan Levin of Box, Norm Fjeldheim of Qualcomm, and Arne Josefsberg of ServiceNow --have to say about the evolving role of the data center and how to align business and IT demands to overcome top technology challenges.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Equinix

Gain insight into server performance and optimization through converged infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits of converged infrastructures. Read on to find out how using a converged infrastructure platform as a tool to manage servers in concert with storage and networks helps you achieve your goals of better performance, enhanced agility and improved cost efficiencies.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Cisco in Your Data Center: The Optimal Infrastructure for Microsoft Environments and Applications
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores a solution that delivers operational simplicity, an integrated operating model, and a secure, scalable environment. Read on to learn how you can create a private cloud with valudated turn-key solutions.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Cisco

Top Purchase Considerations for Virtualization Management
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers a set of purchasing criteria for choosing the right virtualization management tools.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Successfully Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores the challenges of virtualizing your mission-critical applications and offers three best practices for dealing with those challenges.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Successfully Managing Performance and Capacity in Cloud Environments
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: Checkout this exclusive whitepaper now to learn about a new generation of management tools with analytics catered towards helping you with your tough virtualization decisions.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Sizing Up IT Operations Management: 3 Points
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers the transformation you must make to IT operations in order to keep up with virtualization.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

4-Step Process for Implementing Effective Software Management
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers a four-step process for effective software management
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

CDW Corporation

Optimally Manage the Data Center Using Systems Management Tools from Cisco and Microsoft
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this in-depth resource to discover a systems management tool from Cisco and Microsoft that can help you optimize and reduce complexity within the data center in order to deliver real business benefit and impact to your organization. Read on now to find out more.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Unified Data Center: The Optimal Infrastructure for Microsoft Enviroments and Applications
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to discover a unified computing system built and optimized for Microsoft environments and applications and how you can utilize such a system to transform your IT infrastructure and business operation. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

ITIL® 2015 and Beyond: Six Trends Driving the Increased Importance of the Service Desk
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a snapshot of challenges for IT service and support and explains why the Service Desk is now more critical than ever.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

Increasing Virtualization Benefits and Data Center Health
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores an intelligent workload management approach that will allow you to expand your virtual estate and maximize your benefits.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Improved Approach to Virtualization Management
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper looks at a solution that will help you create an infrastructure management approach fit for today's virtual data centers.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

HP and VMware: The New Style of IT
sponsored by HP and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper examines how HP and VMware are working together to build a new style of IT. It also gives facts on major infrastructure trends that have emerged to address modern challenges.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

HP and VMware

Cut Costs Like AWS
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers up some strategies for maximizing savings in your virtualized environment.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Cloud Control Plane
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper looks at software-driven control, which provides the intelligence to bridge the gap between software-defined flexibility and the potential of a software-defined data center.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Capacity Management in the Cloud Era
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers the importance of capacity planning and how to set up an effective strategy in today's virtual data centers.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Business Continuity Requirements
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores business continuity and capacity planning in virtualized environments.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Assuring Performance in VDI Deployments
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers a virtual desktop infrastructure solution that will prevent your project from hitting speed bumps.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Applying an Economic Model to IT Management
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper examines the challenges of virtualization management, the tradeoffs between utilization and performance, managing virtualized IT stacks with economic abstractions and more.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Disproving 9 Myths About the Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper details nine myths about the hybrid cloud that is holding organizations back from adopting the technology.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

Equinix

Personal Devices at Work
sponsored by Google
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to discover how you can utilize Google Apps for Business to deploy your own BYOD program and manage your employees' mobile devices without compromise. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Google

How to Accelerate Your Virtualization Initiatives
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This important whitepaper examines the role that unified virtualization management can play in reinvigorating your virtualization initiatives.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Chargeback Model: Track Storage Usage in Real Time
sponsored by APTARE
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to find out about a storage solution that allows for better visibility, making it easier and more efficient to track storage usage in real time and assign actual costs to business units.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

APTARE
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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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