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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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Hyperconverged Infrastructure in the Modern Enterprise
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Why is hyperconverged infrastructure being so widely adopted when people are still figuring out what it can do for them? This white paper gives you an overview of why IT professionals are adopting hyperconverged infrastructure, looking at two primary use cases, virtual desktop infrastructure and remote office/branch office deployments.
Posted: 06 Mar 2017 | Published: 06 Mar 2017

HPE and Intel®

Composable Infrastructure Bridges Traditional and New IT Gap
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Traditional infrastructures are struggling to deal with modern workloads and building them up isn't getting the job done. Access this white paper to learn about composable infrastructure and how it will benefit your organization in the form of future-proofing.
Posted: 06 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

HPE and Intel®

Learn How You Can Start an Conversation With Your Customers about Adopting a Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Let this white paper guide you on how to lead an accelerated sales conversation with your customers about deploying a hybrid cloud system, and then learn how you can help them launch the cloud from one easy to manage app.
Posted: 03 Mar 2017 | Published: 03 Mar 2017

HPE and Intel®

The Right Mix: Transforming the Hybrid IT Infrastructure
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the basics of a hybrid infrastructure strategy that utilizes both cloud resources (public, private, and managed) and a traditional infrastructure. Download now to examine the workings of this hybrid system and discover what it takes to implement it to improve agility and accelerate operations.
Posted: 03 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

HPE and Intel®

How the Right Infrastructure Can Prepare Your Data Center for Business Disruptors
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This Frost & Sullivan report discusses how to become a flexible, "change-resilient" organization by implementing an infrastructure that will enable your data center to adjust to business disruptors, like big data, rather than forcing IT to rush to respond.
Posted: 02 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

HPE and Intel®

FAQs for Using Lithium-ion Batteries with a UPS
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: You've heard about lithium-ion batteries, but are not sure if they fit into your USP/battery backup strategy. This white paper answers the most common questions surrounding lithium-ion batteries and their use is USP applications.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

APC by Schneider Electric

Maximizing Uptime of Critical Systems in Commercial and Industrial Applications
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Your critical systems and process information need constant uptime and availability. It's no longer a goal, but an imperative. Access this white paper to learn about best practices for maintaining and optimizing your facility's life cycle.
Posted: 28 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

APC by Schneider Electric

Digital Remote Monitoring and How it Changes Data Center Operations and Maintenance
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: A lot happens in 10 years, and data center remote monitoring services have come a long way. Access this white paper to learn about digital remote monitoring services, how they support your data center and mobile technologies, and why it's time to replace any lingering offline monitoring.
Posted: 28 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

APC by Schneider Electric

Overview of the Secure Development Lifecycle
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Secure development lifecycle (SDL) is a process that keeps security in mind with every step of the app development process. Uncover an overview of SDL and 8 key practices that will enable your organization to design and build software securely.
Posted: 27 Feb 2017 | Published: 27 Feb 2017

APC by Schneider Electric

Considerations for Owning versus Outsourcing Data Center Physical Infrastructure
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Update, build, or outsource your data center physical infrastructure? In the short-term, updating or building may seem like the better financial options, but is it really meeting your business needs? Access this white paper to learn about the key factors that will help you determine what the right decision is for your unique business needs.
Posted: 27 Feb 2017 | Published: 27 Feb 2017

APC by Schneider Electric

CoreOS Is Raising the Bar on Commercial Container Tools
sponsored by CoreOS
WHITE PAPER: How did one company reposition itself as the "go-to" for container solutions? In this paper, Enterprise Strategy Group covers the recent announcements made by CoreOS. Gain an understanding of what these announcements mean for the container market, end users, and more.
Posted: 08 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

CoreOS

Software-Defined Storage: Delivering Greater Business Value and ROI
sponsored by Hedvig Inc
WHITE PAPER: Because apps, data, and business requirements are all rapidly evolving, legacy storage infrastructure simply can't keep up. Fortunately, software-defined storage (SDS) architecture delivers both the agility and the cost savings IT shops need. Read on to delve into SDS essentials and SDS's role in the modern data center.
Posted: 06 Feb 2017 | Published: 06 Feb 2017

Hedvig Inc

Welcome to Your Modern Data Center
sponsored by Dell EMC Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: Transform your database and business app workloads by consolidating your mission-critical app landscapes, eliminating storage sprawl, and delivering data center modernization with this all-flash array. Read on to unlock infrastructure innovation by utilizing flash built for hybrid cloud workloads, DevOps, VDI, EMR, and more.
Posted: 30 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Dell EMC Dimension Data

Find a Flexible, Innovative, Cloud-Driven, and Efficient Data Center Management Services Provider
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at the challenges facing enterprises with IT optimization goals. Uncover key questions to help determine your ideal data center management services provider.
Posted: 18 Jan 2017 | Published: 18 Jan 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

VMware Virtual SAN 6.5: Radically Simple Storage for Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces an enterprise cloud infrastructure platform that enables IT to deliver on-demand tools and services developers need to build and run modern applications while retaining security, control and performance of your datacenter.
Posted: 30 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Dec 2016

VMware

Your First HCI Deployment: A Step-By-Step Guide
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to deploy hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) on Virtual SAN, as this essential resource guides you step-by-step through the pre-, mid-, and post-deployment processes. Read on to discover how to custom-tailor performance based on individual VMs with 7-step deployment instruction.
Posted: 30 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

VMware

VMware® Virtual SAN™ 6.2 Network Design Guide
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives a technology overview of a new policy-driven hypervisor-converged storage product for your software-defined data center. It provides the best network design and configuration best practices for deploying this highly available and scalable virtual solution.
Posted: 29 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

VMware

Journey to the Private Cloud: Replacing Roadblocks with Building Blocks
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Discover how hyper-converged infrastructure facilitates a smoother path to private cloud—as well as to the software-defined data center. Read on to solve the challenges private cloud presents by utilizing HCI's fine-grain scalability, policy-driven automation, and more.
Posted: 28 Dec 2016 | Published: 28 Dec 2016

VMware

Reinvent Your Hardware Refresh Cycle with HCI
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Because today's landscape of diverse apps and platforms requires a heightened need for speed and security, siloed storage systems just don't cut it. Download this resource to rejuvenate your refresh cycle with hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) that seamlessly supports an always-on virtualized environment.
Posted: 28 Dec 2016 | Published: 28 Dec 2016

VMware

Journey to the Cloud: Get There Faster with Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to simplify cloud deployment with hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) built on virtual SAN. Read on to learn why HCI and cloud are fundamental building blocks for the software-defined data center, as well as how to achieve private cloud benefits with the high performance HCI offers.
Posted: 27 Dec 2016 | Published: 27 Dec 2016

VMware

10 Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Myths-Busted
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Discover a software-defined approach to HCI. You'll learn what to look for in an optimal HCI solution—as well as what to avoid. Read on to cut past the HCI hype to build a software-defined environment by debunking the top 10 hyper-converged myths outlined here.
Posted: 23 Dec 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2016

VMware

Reduce TCO for Your Data Center with a Streamlined Hardware Maintenance Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how using a lifecycle approach to data center equipment maintenance and consolidating support vendors can help CPOs achieve goals like – reducing TCO, ease of vendor and contract management, optimizing IT availability and more.
Posted: 16 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Nov 2016

IBM

Key Technical Support Considerations for the Cognitive Era
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the different support and maintenance challenges that confront CIOs when implementing an infrastructure that includes new solutions like mobile, social, cloud initiatives and other new breeds of computer models, including cognitive.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

IBM

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Shrinks Complexity and Cost for VDI
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations that could gain from desktop and application virtualization have, until now, shied away from it due to the costs and complexities often associated with deployment. Download this white paper to address the challenges to be aware of, and the modern approaches that can end-users are productive.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

VMware

VMware's Move To a Digital Workspace
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Workspace ONE, a digital workspace solution, claims it can give you access to any application from any type of device under automated and granular policy control. But is there truth to these digital promises? In this white paper, learn about VMware's own deployment of Workspace ONE and what benefits it provided them.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

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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