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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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Data Centers White Papers (View All Report Types)
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5 Reasons Environment Sensors are used in all Modern Data Centers
sponsored by Raritan Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper uncover the top 5 reasons why environmental sensors are a must have in all modern data centers. Access now and learn how sensors can help reduce cooling and heating costs, can help keep data centers as efficient as possible, and much more.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

Raritan Inc.

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

What to Do Once Windows Server 2003 Reaches Its End-of-Life
sponsored by Lenovo
WHITE PAPER: Check in with the experts at SearchWindowsServer to learn the less obvious issues surrounding commitment to Windows servers. Assess the alternatives, such as modern datacenter technologies.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Apr 2015

Lenovo

Preparing for Private Cloud and Hybrid IT with Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a flexible, integrated solution that meets these requirements and helps organizations adopt a cloud infrastructure for both traditional and cloud-enabled workloads.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Apr 2015

Red Hat

How to Choose the Right Compute Best Fit For Your Business
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor Intel® Xeon®)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights 6 steps to take towards the software-defined enterprise where general compute resources can be configured and scaled for any workload.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor  Intel® Xeon®)

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

IDC Technology Spotlight: Datacenter Security
sponsored by Lenovo
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the cost of retaining old IT infrastructure and helps you decide when to replace it.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Lenovo

New Strategies for a New World IT: Are you Ready?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor Intel® Xeon®)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals how IT environments can increase efficiency, decrease the time IT needs to deliver services to the business, increase uptime and SLAs, and improve business application performance.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor  Intel® Xeon®)

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

Buyer's Checklist to Converged Infrastructure Systems
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this expert guide, discover essential information you need to know about making an investment in converged infrastructure.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Transforming the Enterprise with a Dynamic IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor Intel® Xeon®)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the importance of being able to react quickly and cost-effectively, deliver a seamless user experience and use digital technology as a competitive advantage will set your business apart from others.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 14 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor  Intel® Xeon®)

IBM SmartCloud Analytics: Making the System Analyze Itself
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This research report explains how IBM's SmartCloud Analytics environment can be used with other IBM operational analytics tools (monitoring and log analysis) to learn systems behaviors and identify potential problems.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 10 Apr 2015

IBM

Managed, Shared Resources: Public Cloud
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how one public cloud service in particular remains secure, scalable and convenient, and find out how it can pay off for your business.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2015

Dimension Data

Managing the High Demands of Today's Workloads
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to learn how to take full advantage of the cutting edge infrastructure technology that can ensure you are able to meet the demands of today's workloads and gain the significant benefits that a modern IT infrastructure can bring.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 26 Mar 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Efficient Power and Cooling for VoIP Environments
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents research that can help with strategies for managing your VoIP deployments without causing problems in the data center.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2015

Schneider Electric

How to Write a Compelling IT Budget Application
sponsored by Welldata
WHITE PAPER: This concise overview reveals a real-world example of how one IT manager was able to get his budget approved in just one day after weeks of failed attempts to convince his company's C-suite to approve additional funds.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Welldata

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: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Apr 2015

Schneider Electric

Efficient Cloud Connectivity Ensures Optimal Cloud Connection
sponsored by Level 3 Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the attraction to the cloud, and why many enterprises are now migrating their internal data center infrastructure and business applications to public and private clouds.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Level 3 Communications, Inc.

Avoiding Common Pitfalls of Evaluating and Implementing DCIM Solutions
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Consult this white paper for a list and expert explanation of the most common data center infrastructure management pitfalls and gain practical guidance on how to avoid them.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Schneider Electric

Security Vs. Innovation: Do CIOs have to choose?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This article shows how you can balance your need for business innovation and security by introducing a secure datacenter that allows for secure BYOD, cloud computing and more.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Red Hat

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

TCO Analysis of a Traditional Data Center vs. a Scalable, Prefabricated Data Center
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to uncover which data center deployment option poses the most value and functionality, traditional build-out or prefabricated solutions. Read to find out more, including how to decide which deployment option may suit you best.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 02 Apr 2015

Schneider Electric
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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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