With the datacenter moving towards on-demand, fully configurable, highly efficient power models, how many different types of physical power distruibution units will you need?
Five Nines: The Next Gen Datacenter
David Chernicoff looks at technologies that impact data center users and operators, including server consolidation and virtualization, green IT, and the latest hardware advances.
With more than 20 years of published writings about technology, as well as industry stints as everything from a database developer to CTO, David Chernicoff has earned the term "veteran" in the technology world.
GE Energy hopes that the move to DC-powered datacenters pays off for the Industrial Solutions
What to protect your privacy rights? How about actually doing something about it.
Management and capacity planning using virtualized storage and incorporating the potential of cloud-based systems will require some very specialized tools.
The NSA breaks ground on their next-generation datacenter.
What do you do when you have a relatively new datacenter at hand, but have decided to completely outsource your IT needs?
Could a 7-inch tablet become your go-to management tool?
The datacenter picture for 2011 will be building, literally, on the commitments from 2010
The modular datacenter isn't only a shipping container that you deliver where you need it; this new offering is a fully managed, hardened facility that can be built in place, to your specifications, just about anywhere you need it. Then packed up when you're done.
When you consider rural areas for your new datacenters, don't forget to consider the cost of actually getting the necessary power to your facility.