Data center capacity planning News
July 13, 2017
New options for data center certification, including UL's debut and the Tier 5 standard from Switch, aim to more easily prove data center resiliency and reliability.
April 25, 2016
Buzzword bingo games these days typically include 'edge data centers,' but how much real interest is there among users?
December 31, 2015
The merger of TeamQuest and PureShare adds a new visual component to data center capacity planning and tools to present data center needs to the C-suite.
November 11, 2014
HP's Flexible Capacity, now available through ServiceOne, enables customers to contract for data center infrastructure installed on-premises and paid for based on monthly capacity usage.
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Data center capacity planning ensures that an IT organization has enough facility space, power and computing resources to support average and peak workloads. Continue Reading
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As their data centers become more complex, admins should look to a DCIM tool to better manage disaster prevention, capacity planning, and asset and energy management. Continue Reading
Hyper-converged infrastructure can cause new data center cooling challenges. Before implementation, determine which temperatures and cooling units will work best. Continue Reading
Containers outperform virtual machines, but IT teams combine the virtualization technologies instead of choosing one over the other. With VM-hosted containers, disruptions decrease while capacity utilization increases. Continue Reading
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Creating an effective virtualization capacity planning strategy is no small feat; it requires a great deal of careful consideration. This essential guide can get you started. Continue Reading
Despite easier provisioning and policy-based management, the unique knowledge held by storage administrators remains essential in the age of hyper-convergence. Continue Reading
IT capacity planning must take into account the decrease hardware space requirements, ramping up densities and the potential to interface with cloud services. Continue Reading
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Data center challenges come in all shapes and sizes, but by keeping close tabs on systems and data, admins can be ready to react. Continue Reading
This guide offers tips and strategies to corral all types of sprawl -- VM, server and automation -- as well as other drains to data center resources. Continue Reading
Larger failover clusters improve resource utilization, but could also leave you vulnerable if you don't design around your biggest VMs. Continue Reading