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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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Transforming Data Centers with Converged Infrastructure Systems and Management Software
sponsored by Dell EMC Intel®
WHITE PAPER: What's more important in digital transformation, agile software or robust software? The truth is you need both and that's what a fully converged system offers you. In this report learn what makes these offerings unique. Then, read about a suite of 6 products, and how they have benefited the transformation initiatives of 2 IT pros.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

Dell EMC Intel®

Cisco UCS Infrastructure for SAP Applications
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a unified computing system that bolsters your SAP applications for improved data center and database management. Inside, you will learn about the different server options this system offers, their capabilities, and the impact they will have on your business.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

How to Create More Uptime for Workloads
sponsored by Dell EMC and Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper discusses tools that remove dependencies on human intervention and manual configuration. Discover how to achieve operational efficiencies.
Posted: 03 Apr 2017 | Published: 03 Apr 2017

Dell EMC and Red Hat

Driving Data Center Growth and Innovation with Trusted Hardware Support
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover a technical support service designed to help you respond effectively to changing hardware demands, from expanding product and service lines to regulatory mandates. Read on to learn about proactive support that will simplify your IT asset management, enhance service quality, and control costs.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

IBM

How to Overcome Today's Top ITSM Challenges
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: What obstacles are keeping your IT service delivery team from succeeding? Turn your service desk into a business function your company can be proud of: Download this white paper to transform your service delivery by overcoming the top 4 ITSM challenges.
Posted: 17 Mar 2017 | Published: 17 Mar 2017

ServiceNow

Dell EMC VxRail ™ Hyper-Converged Appliance: Cost and Maintenance Advantages
sponsored by Dell EMC Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Learn down eight key reasons to move to hyper-converged appliances, how they can benefit your data center, as well as a comparison between HCI versus the benefits of older BYO systems. Read on to engage in the results from a cost analysis and management complexity evaluation aimed to make the decision process easier.
Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Dell EMC Intel®

Getting Ahead of the Infrastructure Change-Curve in the Data Center
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
WHITE PAPER: Data center infrastructure changes aren't anything new, but the speed and intensity at which they're occurring now certainly are. This white paper discusses ways in which you can tackle these infrastructure challenges to adapt to new challenges in near real time.
Posted: 08 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

HPE and Intel® Xeon

Digital Innovations and Changing Demographics are Redefining Government by the People, for the People
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
WHITE PAPER: Access this paper to learn about communicating with the different generations of people and how you'll have to handle your data. Learn how to find the right mix of traditional IT, cloud, security and mobility to provide the greatest service possible.
Posted: 07 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

HPE and Intel® Xeon

Hyperconverged Platforms: ROI for the MidEnterprise
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
WHITE PAPER: Your legacy infrastructure is holding you back from taking advantage of new technologies, like big data and mobile apps. This white paper answers the question of how hyperconverged infrastructure fits into new age of data center.
Posted: 06 Mar 2017 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

HPE and Intel® Xeon

Hyperconverged Infrastructure in the Modern Enterprise
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
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® Xeon

Composable Infrastructure Bridges Traditional and New IT Gap
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
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® Xeon

Learn How You Can Start an Conversation With Your Customers about Adopting a Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
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® Xeon

The Right Mix: Transforming the Hybrid IT Infrastructure
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
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® Xeon

How the Right Infrastructure Can Prepare Your Data Center for Business Disruptors
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
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® Xeon

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

Why Cloud Computing is Requiring us to Rethink Resiliency at The Edge
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: As dependence on cloud-based applications grows, businesses must rethink the level of redundancy of the physical infrastructure equipment on-premise. This white paper describes and critiques the common physical infrastructure practices seen today.
Posted: 20 Jan 2017 | Published: 20 Jan 2017

Schneider Electric

Top Ten Reasons to Move to Composable Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top 10 reasons IT architects migrate their storage to composable infrastructure. Read this resource to learn how this infrastructure quickly provisions on-premises resources and delivers app stability with software-defined intelligence, unified API, and fluid resource pools.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 19 Jan 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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

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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