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Advisory board: The future of artificial intelligence in data centers

18 Oct 2017

IT should understand how to use AI and ML capabilities to increase efficiency in the data center. Explore predictions and recommendations from our advisory board. Read More

Advisory board: Learn from these top data center challenges

03 Feb 2017

For many, time is the ultimate teacher. Explore the top data center challenges and lessons learned from our advisory board members in 2016, and how they plan to move forward. Read More

Advisory board: IT project planning for quiet days

25 Sep 2013

When the users are away, the data center doesn't get to play. Here are a few ideas for staying productive from the Advisory Board. Read More

Advisory Board: Cloud's effects on data center design principles, locale

23 Jul 2013

Cloud computing growth has sparked questions about data center design principles, such as cost, location and resource availability. Read More

Mainframe migration: Start with a clean slate

By Christina Torode 19 Jul 2012

When it comes to a mainframe migration, methodical and meticulous is the way to go. Read More

Mainframe strategy: Invest in and repurpose mainframe computers

By Christina Torode 18 Jul 2012

An enterprise operations expert explains why his company is sticking to its mainframe strategy and how mainframes are shifting with business needs. Read More

Techniques to extract and analyze CMF mainframe performance data

By Robert Crawford 20 Mar 2012

Administrators can use DFH$MOLS and Rexx to process mainframe performance data then import in Excel to do the analysis. Read More

Approaches to data center capacity planning: Advisory Board Q&A

11 Nov 2011

Solid technical knowledge, comprehensive tools and a keen business sense are all needed for solid data center capacity planning. Read More

Planning a change in systems management tools: Advisory Board Q&A

13 Sep 2011

Avoid the trauma of systems management tool changes through careful planning and proof-of-concept testing. Read More

Transaction and database management on z/OS mainframe systems

By Robert Crawford 19 Jul 2011

Transaction and database management tools for mainframe systems, such as CICS, IMS and DB2, have been around for decades, but have evolved over the years to fit the needs of enterprise customers. Read More