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Data Center in 2010


December 1, 2010  9:12 AM

Data Center Round-Up



Posted by: MelanieYarbrough
Data Center, Data Center in 2010

Buy versus Build Dilemma Users responded with a middle-ground instead: Buy existing unused space and build within. Technochic's company removed the raised flooring and installed chimney racks. Now they're able to install racks as they go, saving money on cooling costs and...

November 22, 2010  1:00 PM

Data center in a box: Want fries with that?



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Data Center, Data Center in 2010, data center in a box

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



Posted by: Kevin Beaver
Data Center, Data Center in 2010, Kevin Beaver, Security

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



Posted by: Kevin Beaver
Data Center, Data Center in 2010, Kevin Beaver, Security

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



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Data Center, Data Center in 2010, Networking, VMWare

"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



Posted by: MelanieYarbrough
Data Center, Data Center in 2010

A recent report from IDC...


November 17, 2010  8:36 AM

Who exactly is responsible for data center security?



Posted by: Kevin Beaver
Data Center, Data Center in 2010, Kevin Beaver, Security

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?



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Data Center, Data Center in 2010, IT Career

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


November 15, 2010  10:25 AM

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



Posted by: MelanieYarbrough
Apple, Data Center, Data Center in 2010, Facebook

If you thought your data center was overrun with data,...


November 10, 2010  9:51 AM

Planning for unplanned data center outages



Posted by: MelanieYarbrough
Data Center, Data Center in 2010

A recent

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