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Sponsored Mar 18, 2015

Fight Data Center Sprawl: Here's How

Due to the expense of running multiple data centers, data center consolidation is the No. 1 initiative for IT pros in 2015. Learn tips for cutting operations as much as 40 percent. Continue Reading


By Caroline Baldwin Oct 01, 2014


Manage Feb 05, 2015

Launching big data initiatives? Be choosy about the data

Thanks to open source technologies like Hadoop and lower data storage costs, more organizations are able to store multi-structured data sets from any number of internal and external sources. That's a good thing,... Continue Reading


By John Burke Evaluate Feb 24, 2015

What to look for in data center switches

Enterprises continue to virtualize data centers in the name of agility and efficiency. Because of this, the data center switches they buy today need to address both data center existing needs and future ... Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Jan 28, 2015

Data Protection Day: Five steps to securing data

Data management firm Iron Mountain has compiled five steps to securing data to mark Data Protection Day Continue Reading


Evaluate Feb 10, 2015

Multi-vendor data center

There are a number of ways for IT to ease the process of managing a multi-vendor data center. This e-book series examines the best practices for vetting vendors, integrating new technology into the data center and ... Continue Reading


By Ed Burns Manage Feb 06, 2015

How to develop a data-driven culture

Most businesses today say they want to be more data-driven, but getting there can be challenging. An inclusive approach helped one retailer achieve its goals. Continue Reading


By Craig Stedman News Mar 24, 2015

Streaming data systems take big data analytics into real-time realm

Technologies that support real-time data streaming and analytics aren't for everyone, but they can aid organizations that need to quickly assess large volumes of incoming information. Continue Reading


By Brian McKenna Mar 25, 2015

EMC launches “data lake” appliance

EMC launches appliance to help customers build “data lakes”, melding tech from Information Infrastructure, Pivotal and VMware Continue Reading


By Bob Plankers Get Started Mar 17, 2015

Rethinking data center components as commodities

Labeling servers and hypervisors as commodities like corn and cattle may be overly simplistic. It's time to reconsider what constitutes a commodity. Continue Reading