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Cliff Saran: Datacentres need to do more with less, but lack skills

Businesses are running more datacentre applications with fewer staff and less budget, Symantec’s latest research has found. A study of 1,600 companies conducted by Applied Research for Symantec found that 41% of businesses have more than 1,000 applications in their datacentres. more of the Computer Weekly article from Cliff Saran

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James Hamilton: Very Lower Power Servers Progress

There is a growing gap between memory bandwidth and CPU power and this growing gap makes low power servers both more practical and more efficient than current designs. Per-socket processor performance continues to increase much more rapidly than memory bandwidth and this trend applies across the application spectrum from mobile devices, through client, to servers. …

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eWeek: Money, Virtualization Top Data Center Manager 2010 Wish List

More than a year after the global recession came roaring in and battered their IT budgets, data center managers are hoping to get at least some money back in 2010, according to IT professionals and analysts. They’re also looking at technologies:from virtualization and cloud computing to Cisco’s UCS and Intel’s “Nehalem EX” that will save …

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New year, new data center strategy

New year, new data center strategy: The coming of the new year offers a time for both reflection and for planning. Data center strategy is changing for many organizations. What changes do you envision for your data center in the coming years? Your customers, staff and vendors expect your information technology applications to be available …

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Zero downtime data center? Your clients are expecting it!

Do you run a zero downtime data center? That’s probably what your clients have grown to expect.  In the last few years, your clients, your organization’s staff and your vendors have come to expect that your internal computer systems should be up and running all the time, just like Amazon or Google.  Since your company’s …

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Want to get out of the enteprise data center business?

We’ve been talking to many companies who want to get out of the enteprise data center business.  Most of these folks have had some pain that came from their enterprise data center.  Common pain points include: Data center capital costs –  the capital required to own and operate a data center can be exhorbitant.  Changes …

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Outsource data center costs lower than building your own?

Whether you’re considering an outsource data center for your primary data center or disaster recovery colocation, there’s a good chance that outsourcing your computer room facilities can save you money when compared to building your own. Downtime is no longer an option, even for small and medium sized businesses.  When prospects, clients, vendors, and employees …

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Find low data center power costs to find your next data center

Data center power costs are a big part of the IT budget.  Doesn’t it make sense to put your data center where power is cheap? A few years ago, it was very costly to consider out-of-town options for your enterprise data center or disaster recovery center.  But changes in telecom pricing better data center remote …

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Moving? Outsource data center facilities may cost less than building your own

Is your company moving?  Leasing or buying new office space impacts the business in several ways.  One of the decisions a company must make is the decision whether to build a new enterprise data center or outsource data center facilities. The impact of critical computer system downtime to your business is the major factor in …

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