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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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Data Centers White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Data Center Micro-Segmentation
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore the security capabilities of an SDDC approach and the VMware NSX network virtualization platform.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware

Bridging Fibre Channel San and FCoE Networks with the Omniswitch 6900
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper reveals a data networking strategy that can converge Ethernet and FC networks together and offer compelling SAN and LAN design options.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Jun 2014

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Four Steps to Being More Mobile Than Ever
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this expert white paper to examine four key steps involved in enhancing mobility. Discover technologies and platforms that will give your organization the foundation it needs to be more flexible and mobile than ever.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Why Healthcare Providers Seek Out New Ways To Manage and Utilize Big Data
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides suggestions for how to manage healthcare data in ways that comply with HIPAA and HITECH, particularly how to manage big data volumes.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Jan 2015

CyrusOne

Tackling the Critical IT Challenges of Healthcare Reform
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives you a roadmap for navigating the complex IT challenges of healthcare reform.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Jan 2015

CyrusOne

Boost Operational Efficiency With a Network Based Data Center Fabric
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of maintaining your network within a data center, as well as 5 key technologies that serve as the building blocks for a data center fabric.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Tips for your move to VMware Horizon View
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource highlights a technology that helps IT to tackle challenges from enterprise mobility by moving desktop assets into the data center, where IT staff can securely manage and deliver them to end users across any device. Find out 10 tips as you plan your move to virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI).
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VMware

The VMware View Business Process Desktop
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Inside this brief white paper, discover a technology that enables customers looking to outsource or offshore business processes to effectively scale their business on demand, streamline and centralize desktop management and provide end users with a secure desktop experience across the LAN and WAN.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

VMware

Fibre Channel (FC)/FC Over Ethernet (FCOE) Benefiting Data Center Converged Network
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, find out why fibre channels over Ethernet (FCoE) are the way to go, especially in order to reduce costs and simplify your network design.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Scalability & Capacity Planning: Build vs. Buy
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to compare the pros and cons of building on-premises data centers vs. leasing space or infrastructure in colocation centers.
Posted: 15 Mar 2015 | Published: 15 Mar 2015

CyrusOne

Scale IT Infrastructure Securely, Rapidly, and Inexpensively
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how colocation can facilitate significant growth for big Internet companies and other organizations that need a flexible, scalable, powerful data center.
Posted: 15 Mar 2015 | Published: 15 Mar 2015

CyrusOne

High Performance Computing (HPC) for High Density Data Centers
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how high-performance computing (HPC) environments in high-density data centers can help your organization gain the competitive advantage it needs.
Posted: 15 Mar 2015 | Published: 15 Mar 2015

CyrusOne

Data Center Colocation Addresses Today’s IT Concerns Head On
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how colocation can help address the most significant data center challenges.
Posted: 15 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CyrusOne

Can Your Data Center Infrastructure Handle the Heat of High Density?
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: High-density computing is the cream of the crop in terms of best-in-class performance and availability. View this white paper to learn how to migrate from your current infrastructure to a high-density data center.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

CyrusOne

Build vs Buy: Key Steps to Overcome Capital Constraints in the Data Center
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: Companies are increasingly relying on the data center to support technology trends such as cloud computing, big data, virtualization, and mobile devices. But when it comes to creating the best data center possible, should you build or should you buy?
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

CyrusOne

Seven Critical Success Factors for Choosing A Reliable Data Center Provider
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: To cut costs, focus IT resources, and expand their global reach, many companies are turning to data center services to store their servers. However, not all data centers are created equal -- how can you be sure you're selecting a reliable provider?
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

CyrusOne

6 Key Considerations to Improve Security and Scalability of Mobile Services
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how to increase your storage and security capacity via colocation, so you can accommodate more data and keep your customers happy.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

CyrusOne

Measuring the Business Value of VMware Horizon View
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an in-depth analysis of organizations who have adopted a centralized virtual desktop computing environment with the use of VMware Horizon View as their platform. Find out how organizations saw significant business value and high ROI when compared to traditional PCs.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VMware

Microsoft Service Manager Simplified
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Through the use of automation, compliance, self-service portal, and standardization, Microsoft's System Center Service Manager can support the best practices found in the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL®) and the Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF).
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

Global Knowledge

10 Simple Questions That Not Every Email Provider Can Answer
sponsored by Intermedia.Net
WHITE PAPER: When evaluating a hosted email provider, you have to ask the right question to ensure a proper fit. But what exactly do you have to ask? Check out this white paper to learn about the 10 questions to help effectively assess potential hosted exchange providers.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

Intermedia.Net

4 Critical Steps for IT Uptime, Security, and Connectivity
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: To accommodate customer demands, increasing amounts of data, and changing regulations, your business needs to stay ahead of the curve. This white paper explores how colocation can help you do just that, with high levels of network flexibility and security.
Posted: 12 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Mar 2015

CyrusOne

Open Your Eyes to Discover Cisco APIC
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an innovative data center architecture that simplifies, optimizes, and accelerates the entire application lifecycle through a common policy management framework.
Posted: 12 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 May 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Top Three Myths about Big Data Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper get the top 3 myths about big data security that are preventing companies effectively securing their big data. Read on to learn how you can implement an effective big data security system to protect your valuable customer data.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Simplifying and Accelerating the Transition to Hybrid Cloud Environments
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to examine the rise of hybrid cloud computing. You'll also get insight into the challenges IT is facing when it comes to meeting current data center demands.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Zero-Touch Fabric
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover one specific application centric infrastructure (ACI) that combines traditional high-performance switching technologies with advanced management and automation capabilities.
Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.
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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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