You've elected to move a business critical service to the cloud. How sure are you that the service vendor will still be there when you need them?
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.
No cost FCoE might be the first step towards flattening your datacenter networks
When the SMB custmer begins to look at virtualization as a practical option, they really need to consider the cloud as a viable alternative.
Is the location of the datacenter hosting the cloud services you rely on going to become an issue?
Formula 1 racing requires the power of an on-site datacenter to stay competitive.
Multiple standards for rating datacenters are gaining significant traction. if you plan on achieving a major rating or award, which one do you pick to design your facility to achieve?
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?
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.