Data Center Management White Papers

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Running Mission-Critical Workloads: Enterprise Linux* x86 Servers
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn why it make sense now to move away from Unix-based hardware and migrate your mission-critical workloads to Linux-based x86 servers. Read on about how you can start the migration process, and learn about a server solution geared towards getting your mission-critical operations back up and running.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Intel

Business Continuity with the Concerto™ 7000 All Flash Array
sponsored by Violin Memory
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and introduce yourself to a recovery and back-up solution that provides comprehensive data protection functions such as mirroring, snapshots, journaling, remote replication, and more.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Violin Memory

Forecast Alert: Worldwide IT Spending for 1Q14
sponsored by Gartner
WHITE PAPER: Explore this summary report from Gartner to learn where IT services and organizations are investing their money in regards to technology and infrastucture. Anticipate where you should be investing your capital and what trends in IT are yielding the best results. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Gartner

Intel Peer Research: Mission Critical Workload Migration
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Read on now to learn how you can migrate your current data, VMs, applications, and operation to higher performing, more resilent server hardware, and find out more reasons as to why it makes business sense to do so now.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Intel

3 Ways Converged Infrastructure Will Simplify Your Server Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper details three ways that converged infrastructure will make your server management much simpler.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

UPS Functioning Modes: Alternatives for Unprecedented Efficiency
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn about a UPS system that can differentiate between different types of electrical disturbances and respond using the most efficient and effective mode to compensate for each disturbance. Read on now to learn more about this new technology and how you can ensure business continuity and protect your valuable hardware.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Emerson Network Power

How to Transform your Data Center into a Private Cloud
sponsored by Datalink Corp
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details how IT should react to the private cloud and will help guide you on your path to the cloud.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 15 Jun 2012

Datalink Corp

FlexPod: The Gateway to Your Private Cloud
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper introduces FlexPod – an integrated computing platform (ICP) – that serves as the back-end infrastructure for virtualization/private cloud deployments. Read on to learn about the economic and operational benefits of ICPs.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

NetApp

Responding to Major Power Outages
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: In this informational white paper, explore some of the key steps to help you respond, react and analyze in the event of a major power outage. Access now to learn how you can leverage UPS equipment and other measures to protect your data center and network from power outages and power-related problems, thus ensuring business continuity.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Emerson Network Power

Power and Cooling Design Guidelines for Network Access Rooms
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: Explore this in-depth resource to learn about critical guidelines to help you design power and cooling systems so you can maintain your network's efficiency, power use, temperature, and overall structural hardware integrity. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Emerson Network Power

Structuring IT for Integrated Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In-depth study deatils why IT pros are transforming their systems and hardware in favor of pre-integrated and converged systems, and how adoption of pre-integrated systems prompts IT leaders to converge technical roles and adopt new operational processes. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

IBM

Service-Oriented Configuration Management
sponsored by Pangea Systems
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details the core functionality and key benefits of service-oriented configuration management and offers up a four-step approach for implementation.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 10 Jun 2010

Pangea Systems

Conducting an Accurate Utility Cost Analysis Based on UPS Efficiency
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn what UPS efficiency ratings mean, how capacity utilization affects your UPS' effiency, and how you can choose the best UPS for your data centre by running a simple cost analysis. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Emerson Network Power

Your Guide to Improving IT Service Visibility
sponsored by Pangea Systems
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details the importance of IT service visibility for providing the performance your users demand and justifying the value of your services.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Pangea Systems

OpenStack Hype vs. Reality
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This executive brief provides results of a poll showing the growing number of enterprise interested in OpenStack. Read on to learn more about the benefits of moving to OpenStack cloud technology.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

Red Hat

4 Areas of Improvement with the Private Cloud
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide details four main areas that you can improve by adopting the private cloud.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

Dell and VMware

Cloud Harmony CenturyLink Hyperscale Testing Report
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the extensive findings of one study that can help you pick the best cloud provider for your organization.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

Dell PowerEdge R920 Takes the Lead in SAP SD Two-Tier Performance
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Explore this brief whitepaper to learn about Dell's latest addition to their PowerEdge family of servers, the PowerEdge R920. Learn about this new hardware's performance and tech specs and decide whether you have a need in your existing infrastructure for new server hardware. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 18 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

A Data Center Fabric is Critical to a Next-Generation Data Center
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores the need for a data center fabric in your next-generation data center.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Five Secrets of Highly Effective Data Centers
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores five secrets of highly effective data centers.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Enabling Efficient Data Center Monitoring
sponsored by AccelOps Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover an all-in-one software application that enables you to monitor and improve service levels, optimize IT resources, and reduce risk. Read now to learn about the functionality this unified Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), performance, and availability monitoring tool offers.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014

AccelOps Inc.

Redefine IT through Infrastructure Automation and Convergence
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of simplifying, standardizing and automating your management processes. It focuses on how IT departments can improve productivity and competitive advantage with a new solution for their data center.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Data Center 2025:Exploring the Possibilities
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: Find out what many key industry influencers believe the data center of 2025 will look like.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014

Emerson Network Power

Top Five Mistakes in Consolidating and Virtualizing the Data Center
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits and potential challenges that come with data center consolidation and virtualization.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Feeling Pressured to Move to the Hybrid Cloud?
sponsored by Arrow and GTRI
WHITE PAPER: This expert whitepaper offers up 10 mock tips for contrarians who don't believe in the hybrid cloud.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 19 Jun 2014

Arrow and GTRI