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How to Prep Your Data Center for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Pierre Frick of EnterpriseDB recently wrote in Data Center Knowledge, “Today, open source-based solutions have the functionality, scalability and reliability to enable businesses to successfully cope with the explosion of data associated with the IoT [Internet of Things]. As Gartner noted in its April 2015 report, State of Relational Open Source RDBMSs…

The Convergence of DCIM and Big Data

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by Angela Guess Yevgeniy Sverdlik recently wrote for Data Center Knowledge, “After a couple of years of DCIM [data center infrastructure management] buzz, the hype has died down, and while analysts are forecasting healthy growth for the DCIM software market overall, they expect most of that growth to happen among a handful of the biggest…

Forsythe Data Centers Earns Prestigious Tier III Certification from Uptime Institute

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article, “Forsythe Technology announced today that Uptime Institute awarded Tier III Certification of Constructed Facility to the new Forsythe Data Centers 221,000-square-foot Retail+® colocation facility in Elk Grove Village, Illinois on May 27, 2015. Forsythe Data Centers is one of only two data centers in Illinois, and one…

The Data Center of the Future: Deciding Which IT Battles to Fight

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by Angela Guess Nick Nickolaisen recently wrote for SearchCIO, “Technology is ubiquitous and it is constantly changing. Because of that, IT leaders must become really good at deciding which technology battles they should fight. For a while, the really interesting technology innovations came from the non-infrastructure side of life with things like advanced analytics, mobile…

NaviSite Launches New Data Center on the West Coast

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “NaviSite, Inc., a Time Warner Cable company, today announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art enterprise-class data center located in Santa Clara, California. The new data center will enable NaviSite to meet growing demands for its enterprise-class Cloud and Managed Services from existing…

An Argument for the Software-Defined Data Center

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by Angela Guess In a new report out of GigaOM Research, Ben Kepes writes, “The software-defined data center lets users control their data center resources with software instead of hardware. It does so by moving organizations from physical storage, networking, and compute to a programmatically accessible infrastructure that offers the flexibility and efficiency to tailor…

Device42 Data Center Infrastructure Management Solution Integrates With RF Code

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Device42, Inc., a leading global provider of Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software, today announced it has completed its software integration with RF Code, Inc. Integrating RF Code’s environmental monitoring capabilities provides Device42 customers with enhanced real-time insight and control of a broad range…

Medical Researchers Expect Big Breakthroughs from Big Data

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by Angela Guess David Chernicoff of ZDnet reports, “With a planned investment of $54 million, Penn State Hershey ceremonially broke ground for a new data center dedicated to making use of big data to enhance medical research and patient care potential. The 46,000 sq ft facility is expected to be online by April 2016.The secured,…