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Energy-Savings Behind Recent Initiatives with Federal Data Centers

With the federal government getting more aggressive about tackling its own data centers that aren’t energy efficient, more companies may soon follow its lead in determining if it’s time to shift to more energy-efficient models. In a move to drive down spending and waste, the Office of Management and Budget announced that it is streamlining …

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6 ways to cut your data center’s energy consumption

Look around. Every company should be doing this on a regular basis, evaluating operations and processes for areas that can be more efficient — and, as a result, cut costs and increase profits. For many companies, those gains can be made by assessing the energy consumed by their data centers. According to the Data Centers …

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5 Ways to Improve the Structure of Your IT Team

Having the best equipment and most innovative technology doesn’t mean anything without a strong IT team. Motivated and talented team members will help your company achieve new goals and identify new opportunities, and they can directly affect uptime and compliance in the data center. Without a properly trained and focused IT staff, your data center could …

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6 Considerations for Choosing the Right Data Center

Selecting the right data center or a collocation provider is important for your business because your data’s security depends on it. Here are six considerations you should take into account while selecting a data center for your business. 1. Location The first big consideration for selecting a data center is the location. You should try to find …

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Thanks to the Cloud, Data Center Traffic Will Increase

Enterprises have started adopting the strategy of moving to the cloud. The level of efficiency this model has brought to the industry is unique, offering several benefits that were unavailable in the business environment until recently. Because of the popularity of the cloud, it has been predicted that the next four years are likely to …

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Why Your Business Should Care About Data Center Downtime

By now, most people know that downtime can cost your business a lot of money, whether you have an internal or external data center. But, what people don’t realize is how much it really costs if your system goes down for even a minute. According to the Ponemon Institute: [blockquote]The average cost of data center …

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Making the Right Purchase Decisions for Your Data Center

Hardware equipment, network cables, cooling components, etc. are all very much part of a data center’s core infrastructure. Making the right decisions when purchasing these critical components can lead to an optimized and cost effective data center environment. However, you have to look at the pros and cons of past and future decisions to be …

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Green Data Centers: Looking Beyond Renewable Energy and Cooling Efficiencies

Going green yields many benefits today’s data centers. However, going green is traditionally associated with high costs, especially substantial investments in making radical changes to cooling technologies and installing renewable energy sources. This, however, does not always have to be the case. It is possible to convert an existing legacy data center into a highly …

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“Infrastructure and Data Center” Ranked Number Two on the CIO Priority List for 2014

A survey conducted by Gartner Inc. in the beginning of 2014 indicated that CIOs have the ‘Infrastructure and Data Center’ category ranked as number two on their list of technology priorities for the year. This category came second only to ‘Business Intelligence and Analytics,’ which is gaining exceptional momentum this year. Both the categories are …

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HIPAA: Responsibilities of a Data Center

HIPAA: Responsibilities of a Data Center The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, or HIPAA, directs federal protection of data related to the health sector. Assurance of data center compliance is of utmost importance as the business associates working in tandem with these centers could be held responsible for shortcomings. The Department of …

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