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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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New RHEL 7.1 Features Ease Business and IT Adoption
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will explore a number of updated features and performance improvements in RHEL 7 overall and in the latest 7.1 release. Read on to also discover the benefits of the Linux kernel upgrade from the previous version and how it makes new management and ease-of-use capabilities possible.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Global Knowledge

Navigating the Future with Mainframe Managed Services
sponsored by Global Technology Solutions Group
WHITE PAPER: What may shock IT departments today is that the mainframe still processes over 55% of the world's transactions. In this resource, you will discover how to overcome your maintenance staffing challenges by employing mainframe managed services.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

Global Technology Solutions Group

Accelerate IT Operations with Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore how the cloud can help IT teams break the cycle of maintenance and infrastructure updates so they can innovate. Learn how this SaaS option offers a broad set of middleware that can help IT manage apps, orchestrate and optimize infrastructure, manage mobile devices, counteract fraud and malware, and more.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

SharePoint 2013: Delivering a Successful Backup and Recovery Strategy
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the essentials of successful backup and recovery strategies for SharePoint 2013. Download now and you'll learn data availability challenges in the modern data center, backup and recovery organization and technology best practices, what to look for in a backup and recovery toolset, and more.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Veeam Software

Build and Maintain Secondary Data Centers with DRaaS
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how cloud-based DR can overcome the limitations of traditional secondary sites by providing the necessary resources for failover operations – without any capital costs or the burden of designing, deploying and managing the DR site daily. Read on to examine an overview of a cloud-based DR solution.
Posted: 08 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Veeam Software

The Unexpected Impact of Raising Data Center Temperatures
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover the importance of holistic data center evaluation of IT equipment energy, as illustrated by a capex and energy analysis, as well as see the serious impact of raising temperatures on server failures.
Posted: 08 Feb 2016 | Published: 08 Feb 2016

Schneider Electric

Powering a Simulation Cloud for Engineers
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This case study explores how CADFEM leveraged next-gen servers to deliver a reliable, scalable high-performance computing environment to engineering customers for simulation via the cloud.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Leveraging Private Cloud Agility in a Rapidly Evolving Industry
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This case study explores how a healthcare insurance company refreshed their IT infrastructure to a private cloud model in order to quickly adapt their offers to customer demand while meeting regulatory compliance.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Azure VMs: The File Copy Predicament
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the different methods of maneuvering data with Azure VMs, as well as the challenges and limitations that accompany them. Read on to learn about a solution that offers a way to copy data in or out of your Azure VMs.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Veeam Software

CloudSystem 9 Upgrades Customers Into OpenStack
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This report explores a major upgrade for CloudSystem, a cloud infrastructure that now ships with OpenStack. Dig into the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of this upgrade, and learn what it means for existing users.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Quantitative Analysis of a Prefabricated vs. Traditional Data Center
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will quantify the capital cost differences between prefabricated vs. traditional data centers, as well as learn why prefabrication does not come at a capex premium. Access this paper to discover the impact of rack density for both designs, and discover a side-by-side architecture comparison between prefab and "stick built".
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Schneider Electric

Transform Backup to Transform Your Business
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This detailed white paper highlights a backup and recovery software that protects a variety of platforms, applications, and infrastructures. Discover how this software can integrate with your infrastructure to provide your enterprise with reliable, consistent data protection and keep your storage secure.
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Veritas

Object Storage as a Backup Target
sponsored by HGST
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the benefits of implementing an active archive system that combines object storage and erasure coding to provide high levels of data protection and storage efficiency. Read on to learn how this solution can improve your data backup and restoration performance and reduce your overall data protection costs.
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

HGST

Combine SAP HANA Tailored DataCenter Integration with the Power of Convergence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With the volume of business data growing exponentially—there is a need to store, search, and analyze data in real-time to keep competition at bay. This white paper details how combining SAP HANA software and an integrated infrastructure solution can support the analysis of data from SAP within seconds.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

How to Deploy Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) with a Solid Cloud Foundation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to deploy infrastructure as a service (IaaS) by way of integrating cloud with your IT resources and processes. Read on to access a data center solution built on a flexible IT infrastructure that can deliver efficient and versatile IT services.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

ROI of IT Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of a disaster recovery (DR) solution using an ROI analysis as an argument for the investment. Read on to learn how your enterprise can choose a DR and business continuity strategy that will match your needs and how to calculate ROI for your DR solutions.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Acronis

The Pathway to an Open Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This solution brief offers a quick look into an infrastructure service that allows you to build an open hybrid cloud that's optimized for success from day one.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Red Hat

Why the Cloud Levels the Playing Field for SMBs
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores why cloud computing levels the playing field for SMBs. Access this guide to uncover 5 key factors that set the cloud apart from traditional data centers, and determine if a cloud strategy is right for your enterprise.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 18 Jan 2016

LogicNow

The Business Value of Converged IT
sponsored by Nutanix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the business value of deploying hyper-converged systems to achieve operational efficiency. Uncover the ROI that 13 organizations, from diverse industries like insurance, retail, healthcare, and gaming, achieved after switching to converged IT.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2016

Nutanix

How to Simplify Private and Hybrid Cloud Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how converged systems can deliver ease of deployment, ease of scaling, and ease of management for private and hybrid clouds.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Dell, Inc.

10 Steps to a Service-Centric IT Model That Drives Efficiency
sponsored by NetEnrich
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, our experts explore how an enterprise command center can create IT efficiency and enable your IT team to be a true service provider to your business. Read on for 10 steps to a service-centric IT model.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

NetEnrich

Converged Infrastructures Deliver the Full Value of Virtualization
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Examine why CIOs are turning to converged infrastructure to unlock the full value of virtualization.
Posted: 22 Dec 2015 | Published: 22 Dec 2015

Hitachi Data Systems

The History and Trade-Offs of Traditional Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the pros and cons of Hyper-converged infrastructure, and about the world's first "stateless" hyper-converged architecture designed specifically for the branch.
Posted: 17 Dec 2015 | Published: 17 Dec 2015

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Rethinking Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how storage and data management are being transformed by a hybrid cloud storage architecture that can improve the management and efficiency of an organization. Read on to see how hybrid cloud can expand the role of your traditional storage management functions and allow them to be used for backup and off-site archiving.
Posted: 08 Jan 2016 | Published: 08 Jan 2016

Microsoft

Imagining the Possibilities with Hybrid Cloud Storage
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a look into the state of hybrid cloud storage technology today and projects how it might develop in the future. Read on to learn about data portability in the cloud, recovery in the cloud, big data and discovery in the cloud, and more.
Posted: 08 Jan 2016 | Published: 08 Jan 2016

Microsoft
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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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