• Compliance in the data center

    How does PCI apply to efficient data centers?

    coralbasie0 pointsBadges:
  • Pros and cons of data center in a box?

    I read that while data centers in a box were booming, it wasn't because of the portability or flexibility but because of the price. Any data center pros out there: Has your company bought one? Were they a quick fix for an urgent need or a long-term solution? I'd love to hear your take on the pros...

    Michael Morisy7,943 pointsBadges:
  • Free IT Book: Foundation of Green IT

    The enterprise is starting to catch on: Data growth is threatening to get out of control unless changes start being made now. Marty Poniatowski's Foundation of Green IT is a great guide to consolidation, virtualization, efficiency and ROI in the data center. With three comprehensive,...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Facility and disaster recovery

    Our global company is interested in outsourcing the disaster recovery for our manufacturing facilities.  For example, if there is a fire at a plant, we need a point person who is the expert at getting general contractor to get crews in to clean up debris, hire electricians to repair electrical,...

    Karenkirk5 pointsBadges:
  • Class 3 SEAP approved Data cabinets?

    Hi, I wonder of any of you could help me. I need to find a manufacturer that makes Class 3 SEAP approved Data cabinets? Can anyone help?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • When does it make sense to choose a simplified VDI solution like Kaviza over a complicated solution like Citrix

    We are a mid-size complany with over 7,000 employees.  We have large, legacy, home-grown apps that breaks whenever we apply Java upgrades. We support "Off-the-shelf" apps as well. We have a heterogenous network supporting just over 1.3 Pbytes of data in two Datacenters.  Both are in Ca....

    IH8Spam15 pointsBadges:
  • Power for new Data Center with 7500sqft of technical area and will host high density, mainframe, storage and network infrastructure.

    I am looking at the power requirements for a potential New Data Centre. The Centre is going going to be 7500sqft of technical area and will host high density, mainframe, storage and network infrastructure. I worked on 1500w per square metre. Do you think this is too much for a new centre that will...

    Mrjay5 pointsBadges:
  • getting in to the Data Server migration business

    Hi all, I've been working in the telecomunication market during the last 13 years. (last 7 as PM). Now I'm moving to an IT company which is in the Data Center migration business. Where do you recomend I can get some basic information in order to undertand the process in a high level perspective....

    Acarrea5 pointsBadges:
  • Data Center certification

    Hi, I am an ITIL and PMP certified professional looking for Data centre certification  by which I can add value in Data Center project. What would be your suggestion (expense , duration and help to go ahead in my career) ? Thanks in advance Regds Rajesh Teraiya

    TRP5 pointsBadges:
  • Re-wiring a server rack that looks like spaghetti

    Hi, this is my first time doing something like this. I'm currently taking the beginning of my CCNA courses and I'm still a beginner at all of this. Someone has asked me to help them re-wire their server rack, since its a huge mess. I was just wondering if there where any precautions I should take...

    Tomzimmerman5 pointsBadges:
  • Do you have a Project Plan of Data Center Move with some existing equipment?

    Need a document that display the steps in moving a data center with existing servers

    Mrsemj5 pointsBadges:
  • Data center on sloped ground?

    I am working on the conceptual architectural design for a datacenter design. It is a rather large project (in the 10s of thousands of square meters of datahalls), and one of the sites to be considered for the datacenter has sloped ground. I know this type of terrain is not ideal for a datacenter,...

    Kimblarsen5 pointsBadges:
  • Auditing task for migrating Windows Server 2003 32-bit to Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit

    We're moving from a 32-bit platform to 64-bit and we need to audit our tasks. We have four DCs located in one data center. One domain controller holds all FSMO roles, server runs DNS, WINS. The other holds the terminal servers licenses and runs DNS, WINS, and holds trust for an external domain (I...

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Analysis of IT equipment failures from high heat in data center

    Is there any analysis for the probability systems will fail as the temperature rises in a data center. Example, I have a CRAC unit fail, but the other is still running and cooling. I do not have enough tonage to keep the temperature at 74 degrees, so the room temperature will rise about a degree...

    Jssmith1315 pointsBadges:
  • Differences in SLAs from cloud computing to data center or SaaS

    What do you look for in a cloud computing service level agreement? What are the differences you've noticed between a cloud SLA and a data center or SaaS SLA?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Upper power & cooling limits in the Data Center

    Hi, do we still consider 85% as the recommended upper limit in the data centre with regards to power & cooling. I know this was a main driver from Gartner, but with increased efficiencies in M&E hardware has this view changed at all towards a higher recommended set point?   Thanks, Joe Campbell

    Joecampbell15 pointsBadges:
  • B70 data center

    What are the requirements for B70 data center?

    Jzcw0l5 pointsBadges:
  • Data center power related

    A Data Center's capacity is re-classified as 5 MW lower than it was previously, how to handle this situation? What all options do we have? Some high level points would be really helpful Thank You!

    Hemanshua10 pointsBadges:
  • Cat 5e networking cable purchasing estimate

    I have been asked to purchase a supply of CAT-5e network cables for use in our data center racks.  I am having trouble estimating how many of each length we will need.  Is there a rule of thumb for making this type of estimate, say, for a fully populated and properly configured standard rack?

  • J2EE or FE for application communication on a mainframe?

    We have a new application design with mainframes as a back-end, and J2EE (Struts) and FE.  For communication from FE to BE, MQ or CTG, which one would be better?  Can you explain the pros and cons of both of the approaches?

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