Enterprise IT Watch Blog:

November, 2010


November 30, 2010  9:59 AM

Google Cache is the new WikiLeaks

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

While WikiLeaks has been garnering headlines for leaking tens of thousands of pages of sensitive documents, there's a quieter...

November 22, 2010  1:00 PM

Data center in a box: Want fries with that?

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

It's been a common sight at trade shows for a few...


November 22, 2010  6:21 AM

Start from scratch: Data center security policy template

Kevin Beaver Kevin Beaver Profile: Kevin Beaver

Security policies are all too often made to be overly-complex and difficult to manage. Done incorrectly,  policies can hinder more than they help....


November 19, 2010  6:23 AM

Data centers are fair game for policies, too

Kevin Beaver Kevin Beaver Profile: Kevin Beaver

When we think of security policies, visions of "acceptable use" and "passwords" often come to mind. But policies are much more than that - especially considering the complexities associated with data centers. Policies outline this is how we do things around here regardless of the specific...


November 18, 2010  3:20 PM

AS VMware moves into data centers, worlds collide

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

"I think data center manager is a mislabel," the IT manager...


November 17, 2010  1:28 PM

Data Center Infrastructure: The more you buy, the more you save

Michael Morisy Melanie Yarbrough Profile: MelanieYarbrough

A recent report from IDC...


November 17, 2010  8:36 AM

Who exactly is responsible for data center security?

Kevin Beaver Kevin Beaver Profile: Kevin Beaver

Given our discussion of data centers this month, I reflected back on the data center environments I've seen over the past few years and have drawn some interesting conclusions regarding security in/around the data center: 1. Sometimes the physical security team owns the...


November 15, 2010  4:56 PM

Is getting work done killing data center careers?

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

I re-watched the Jack Lemon classic The Apartment, and data center professionals trying to get a...


November 15, 2010  4:32 PM

Don’t write off the data center just yet

Kevin Beaver Kevin Beaver Profile: Kevin Beaver

Contrary to the marketing hoopla we're being force fed, once all the "cloud" hype settles down the data center as we know it is still going to be around. So, there's no better time than now to get your physical security and IT ducks in a row to ensure everything in and around the data center stays...


November 15, 2010  10:25 AM

A Data Center to Call Your Own: Building on a budget

Kevin Beaver Melanie Yarbrough Profile: MelanieYarbrough

If you thought your data center was overrun with data, imagine holding all of the information of over 500 million people, from the things they like to who they're having a complicated relationship with this week. That's right, the monster that is Facebook is running out of servers. Their solution? ...


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