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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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MindTouch Gains Visibility into their Cloud Infrastructure
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: Examine how MindTouch gained real-time operational insights into their cloud infrastructure, allowing them to optimize their services, refine their processes, and rapidly put software into production.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

Splunk

Transforming the Desktop to Align with Today’s Mobile Reality
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: With the proliferation of mobile devices, have you stopped using your desktop? Does it seem outdated? The desktop is finally undergoing a next-generation transformation. Read on to learn about what the future of desktop computing will look like as it aligns with mobility.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

VMware

Rethink Branch IT: Orchestrating a Successful Strategy for the Ideal Branch Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the benefits of a branch converged infrastructure for organizations that want to expand their footprint without eating up their margins. Access now to learn how you can ready your enterprise to implement this infrastructure and extend the full power, resiliency, and efficiency of your data center to your remote locations.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

The Recipe for Data Center Success
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: The HCI market is fast-growing, with many new entrants, each claiming superiority. So what's the secret to finding the best HCI? Explore the four ingredients for HCI success to ensure you don't deploy a half-baked solution that leaves you with unpredictable performance or expensive upgrades.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

VMware

Control the Multi-Cloud Environment for Better App Performance
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can find clarity in a multi-cloud environment with intelligent management tools. Learn how you can easily determine where to run workloads for optimal app performance, and more.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 18 May 2016

Verizon

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure in Action
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Keeping up with the rapid pace of digital business is no joke. Meet the needs of your business users faster and more efficiently by deploying an enterprise-grade HCI that will speed the delivery of applications and infrastructure, by reading on. Discover the four most effective use cases for HCI and converged software now.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMware

Understanding Critical Hyperconverged Systems Trends
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Learn why organizations around the world are turning to hyperconverged systems to improve long-standing data center metrics and explore challenges of storage in virtual environments, emergence of hyper-converged systems and server-based storage, benefits and drivers of hyper-converged adoption, and more.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

VMware

Eliminate On-Premise Tape Management with Cloud-Based Data Protection
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper highlights a scalable, secure cloud-based data protection solution that eliminates the need for on-premise tape backup. See the benefits this software can provide to your enterprise, such as modernized backup and recovery, cost-efficient data replication, reliable network connection, and more.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Iron Mountain

A Secure, IT-approved Alternative to Personal File Sharing Services in the Enterprise
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Personal file sharing invites data leakage and compliance violations by allowing files being shared to escape beyond IT's control. Simply blocking network access of personal file sharing services is no longer a viable option. Learn how enterprise-ready file sharing solutions exceed employee needs while securing and mobilizing business data.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

Top 5 requirements for secure enterprise file sync and sharing
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The mobile data access challenge poses both risk and opportunities for IT. This resource highlights an enterprise ready file sync and sharing solution that provides the user experience employees want and the advanced security features required by IT.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Citrix

Secure file sharing in the enterprise
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: As companies grow globally and more dispersed, file sharing becomes more critical. If an organization does not provide a solution, employees will find one -- or more -- for themselves. Access this white paper to learn about ensuring secure data sharing and a file sharing solution that solves several sharing problems.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Citrix

Client Virtualization Solutions For Government Deliver Increased Security, Mobility, and Savings
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Find out how client virtualization can help to overcome traditional client PC security and mobility challenges and enable a more secure, mobile workforce for government agencies. You'll learn how moving sensitive data from local device storage to the data center decreases endpoint security threats.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware

Lifecycle Carbon Footprint Analysis: Batteries vs. Flywheels
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, access a lifecycle carbon footprint analysis of batteries versus flywheels, and discover whether the energy consumed to operate the flywheel over its lifetime is greater than that of the equivalent VRLA battery solution. Read on to examine the carbon emissions tradeoffs for each technology.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Schneider Electric

Client Virtualization Solutions For Retail Deliver Better Security, Enhanced Customer Interactions, and Reduced Cost
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how client virtualization solutions are making it easier to secure customer information while improving customer interactions throughout the shopping experience
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware

Client Virtualization Solutions Deliver Enhanced Security and Compliance While Lowering Costs
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
WHITE PAPER: As a financial services institution, you need to make data security, audit compliance, and risk mitigation a top priority while also adapting to highly demanding and increasingly mobile customers. Find our how client virtualization allows you to control your data safely in a data center while enabling mobile access to data and apps.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 03 May 2016

Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware

Client Virtualization for Higher Education Delivers Greater Mobility, Increased Security, and Savings
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Today's students are accustomed to accessing data from any device, any location, at any time. But can their educational work styles be the same? This white paper details how client virtualization provides a simple way to seamlessly access data and apps across any device, enabling a mobile work style that improves student engagement and success.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 03 May 2016

Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware

Your Guide to Data Center Power and Cooling Capacity Management
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to measure and predict power and cooling capability at your data center rack enclosure level, ensuring predictable server performance. Read on to glean the methodology best used for achieving power and cooling capacity management by combining network power, cooling instrumentation, and DCIM.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 03 May 2016

Schneider Electric

High-desity Server Cooling: 10 Tips
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: You will discover 10 approaches in this white paper for increasing cooling efficiency, cooling capacity, and power density in existing data centers with low average power densities. Access now to learn how to cope with peak demands without major reconstruction, and more.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 03 May 2016

Schneider Electric

5 Data Quality Problems in Every CMDB
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: Explore why clean data is essential for your configuration management database (CMDB). Uncover the top 5 data quality problems in every CMDB and how you can address these challenges.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

BDNA

Build a Reliable, Accurate CMDB by Addressing Data Quality
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top data quality issues derailing your configuration management database (CMDB) initiatives. Learn how you can build and maintain an accurate, reliable CMDB by taking the steps to address poor data quality.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

BDNA

How to Bring a Common Language to Your IT Systems
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides best practices for managing your IT assets. Learn how normalizing data, enriching data, and categorizing assets can help take the pain out of IT system management.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 28 Apr 2016

BDNA

3 Ways to Cut the Cost and Pain of a Software Audit
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the top challenges IT professionals face when preparing for a vendor audit, as well as offering suggested solutions to cut the cost and pain of a software audit. Download now to access expert tips on how to prepare for your vendor audit.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 28 Apr 2016

BDNA

Are You Ready for Converged IT?
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how advances in converged infrastructure now allow businesses to pick and choose convergence options to ultimately give way to IT improvements on your terms.
Posted: 27 Apr 2016 | Published: 27 Apr 2016

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Converged Solutions Tailored for Your Business
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This brief infographic highlights some of the greatest benefits that can be achieved through a tailored deployment of converged IT infrastructure. View now to learn more.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The CIO's Guide to Mainframes: Evaluating Sourcing Strategies to Mitigate Risk
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this guide how to formulate a sourcing strategy for your mainframe, starting with a baseline to identify how your decisions will affect staff, budgets, compliance, and cost, and align your outcome to current needs and future direction.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 15 Apr 2016

Windsor Group
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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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