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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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Moving to Self-Service Cloud Provisioning
sponsored by Embotics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details all the benefits automation can provide your cloud and an easy-to-use platform that can automate provisioning and enable self-service IT across private, public, and hybrid cloud infrastructures.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Sep 2016

Embotics

Data Center Physical Realities in a Software-Defined And Virtualized World
sponsored by Raritan Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover five key aspects of IT that are inextricably tied to computing's physical realities, even as computing becomes more virtualized, software-defined, and cloud-based. You'll also learn three actions to take to address the physical realities of business in an increasingly tech-centric world.
Posted: 04 Oct 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016

Raritan Inc.

Eleven things every organization needs to know before migrating
sponsored by Cintra/Oracle
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers 11 key recommendations for cloud migration in order to put your organization in the strongest possible position to enjoy the benefits of cloud and your applications.
Posted: 03 Oct 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Cintra/Oracle

FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft SQL Server 2014
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This informational brief offers an innovative solution that allows you to reduce the complexity of your business application environment, create highly available application infrastructure to protect against compromise, and deliver a simplified, standardized and trusted approach for the use and management of your IT resources.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

NetApp

Raise the Bar on Your Data Center Efficiency
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive white paper, learn how to develop a cloud environment that is simple to use and easy to manage. Read on to speed your service delivery, lower costs, and increase the efficiency of your data center in its entirety with a hybrid cloud IT infrastructure.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

NetApp FlexPod Cisco Solution Support for FlexPod
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: In this feature white paper, become familiar with a solution technology partner that offers products that combine expertise with service experience to provide fast and accurate problem resolution so that you can focus on your business and allow for innovation with confidence.
Posted: 27 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2015

NetApp

NetApp Spotlight on FlexPod Advantage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This informational white paper examines key attributes of a converged infrastructure solution portfolio that offers a highly efficient operational model for workload deployments and how these factors set it apart from other full stack IT solutions.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

NetApp

Lower TCO with VxRail Hyper-Converged
sponsored by Dell EMC Intel
WHITE PAPER: This descriptive resource offers information on a new hyper-converged infrastructure appliance that provides a simple and cost effective solution for a wide variety of applications and workloads
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Dell EMC Intel

Configuring the Hyper Converged Cloud: HPE Helion CloudSystem
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to install and configure the hybrid cloud HPE Helion CloudSystem on a hyper-converged infrastructure environment. Download now to discover a cost-effective and efficient hyper-converged cloud solution with highly integrated components and compact form factor, offering an easy path to hybrid cloud.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Sep 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

VCE VxRail ™ Appliance Cost and Maintenance Advantages
sponsored by Dell EMC Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down eight key reasons for the move to hyper-converged appliances, how they can benefit your data center, as well as a comparison between this new system versus the benefits of older BYO systems. Also, engage in the results from a cost analyses and management complexity evaluation aimed to make the decision process easier.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Dell EMC Intel

EMC Converged Platforms: VxRail Appliance
sponsored by Dell EMC Intel
WHITE PAPER: This informational white paper identifies the top ten factors driving the deployment of hyper-converged technology solutions, as well as introduces an appliance that brings together compute, storage, and virtualization in a single infrastructure. Read on to learn more about this fundamental industry solution.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Dell EMC Intel

Cloud Computing Services: What's Your Enterprise IT Forecast
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: This informational white paper identifies five essential characteristics that define cloud computing as well as how to use these to your advantage. Furthermore it predicts how enterprise cloud computing can enable day-to-day operations in ways traditional IT arrangements cannot.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Windsor Group

Benchmarking Your Internal IT Costs: Building Your IT Infrastructure Service Baseline
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: This analytic white paper introduces the importance of benchmarking your internal IT costs by keeping track of your IT service baseline. Doing this can define your current IT infrastructure service cost and output, as well as act as a measurement tool for continuous improvement.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Windsor Group

The CIO's Guide to Mainframes: In-House vs. Outsourced
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: This comparative white paper helps to answer how you can take advantage of the high valued mainframe without having to decimate your IT budget to do so. Read on to compare the benefits and restrictions of outsourcing a mainframe versus having one in-house.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Windsor Group

5 Reasons Why it’s Time to Upgrade Your Servers
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Explore five reasons why it's time to upgrade your servers and learn how you can build a modern data center with server power that optimizes workloads and automates management.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

Veeam Availability Suite and SAP on Oracle: Deployment Guide for VMware vSphere & Microsoft Hyper-V Environments
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, a global collection of experts share real world knowledge to show you how to achieve the highest levels of availability for SAP in today's data center.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

Veeam Software

Why Now Is the Time to Re-Architect the Enterprise Network
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT professionals continue to embrace new technologies, but are they thinking about the infrastructure across which they're to delivering these technologies? Learn how to re-architect the enterprise network and data center infrastructure, in light of the momentum towards cloud, mobility, bandwidth-hungry apps, and advanced security threats.
Posted: 09 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Evolve Your Cloud with Containers
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Without proper management of your container ecosystem, you will be missing out on key features that can further benefit your cloud environment. This white paper discusses one cloud network automation platform that easily manages and supports your container ecosystem. Access now to learn about the variety of features this platform provides.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Rethinking Network Architecture
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To meet the demands of application environments prevalent in today's data centers, IT leaders need to rethink their approach to network architecture. Access this white paper that explains the need for a new approach to network architectures and how you can enable a simple, open and smart data center.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Why Enterprises Are Embracing Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI)
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: In this interactive resource learn about the hyper-converged software and the industry-standard hardware that server virtualization is made up of. Also, engage in multiple customer stories to see how HCI in the data center is enabling enterprises to cut costs, increase performance and streamline operations.
Posted: 01 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

VMware

A Service Provider’s Perspective: Designing the Next Generation Data Center
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: In this educational white paper, will help you navigate a go-forward strategy providing a next generation data center trend and business strategies that examine key marketing influences fueling IT transformation in the SP market and technological trends
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

NetApp

Unified Infrastructure Management for Databases: An Overview
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Discover unified database infrastructure management that delivers comprehensive monitoring across multiple database servers, as well as will uncover performance bottlenecks. Access now to ensure database integrity with a solution that supports Oracle, IBM DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, and IBM Informix.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies

Deepen Visibility into Cloud and Hybrid IT with Unified Infrastructure Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn why it's recommended your organization extends the visibility of existing infrastructure tools with a unified, hybrid IT monitoring platform—providing visibility into traditional and next-generation technologies. Read on to take a unified approach to IT ops, and monitor all hybrid cloud, software-defined, and converged environments.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

CA Technologies

Selecting a Building Management System (BMS) for Sites with a Data Center or IT Room
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides guidance for IT professionals who are selecting software tools to manage the power and cooling infrastructure at sites with mission critical IT. Also, read on to learn the importance of cooperation, information sharing, and integration with other management systems within the data center.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Schneider Electric

Digital Remote Monitoring and How it Changes Data Center Operations and Maintenance
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This informational white paper explains seven trends that are describing next-gen data center monitoring, its benefits, and the requirements to attain these benefits in the future.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

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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