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Where the Cloud Touches Down: Simplifying Data Center Infrastructure Management

Thursday, July 25, 2013
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In most data centers, DCIM rests on a shaky foundation of manual record keeping and scattered documentation. OpManager replaces data center documentation with a single repository for data, QRCodes for asset tracking, accurate 3D mapping of asset locations, and a configuration management database (CMDB). In this webcast, sponsored by ManageEngine, you will see how a real-world datacenter mapping stored in racktables gets imported into OpManager, which then provides a 3D visualization of where assets actually are. You'll also see how the QR Code generator helps you make the link between real assets and the monitoring world, and how the layered CMDB provides a single point of view for all your configuration data.

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Thursday, August 8, 2013
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This webinar will help attendees understand the overall concept of SDN and its benefits, describe the different conceptual approaches to SDN, and examine the various technologies, both proprietary and open source, that are emerging. It will also help users decide whether SDN makes sense in their environment, and outline the first steps IT can take for testing SDN technologies.

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Can Facebook Bring Back Optical Storage?

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Social media giant shows off a prototype Blu-ray library for cold data storage, but optical storage isn't likely to make a big comeback in the industry.

Big Data Analytics And Why Datacenter Infrastructure Matters

January 28, 2014 01:26 PM
As the amount of data generated continues to skyrocket, organizations will increasingly rely on data management systems, underscoring the importance of the datacenter.

3 Datacenter Trends To Watch In 2014

January 16, 2014 01:09 PM
Datacenter operators will continue to focus on energy efficiency and security while investigating software-defined strategies this year.

Microsoft, Facebook Make Green Data Center Push

November 19, 2013 01:53 PM
Technology giants announce plans to use wind power for their data centers as the movement towards renewable energy and data center efficiency gains steam.

Open Compute Project Considers Switch Specs

November 15, 2013 12:28 PM
Facebook-led effort to develop an open, operating-system agnostic switch makes progress with contributions from Broadcom, Intel, Mellanox and Cumulus Networks.

Box Reportedly Agrees To Run Data Centers On Renewable Energy

November 11, 2013 11:44 AM
Cloud file sharing service appears to follow Google and Apple in committing to renewable energy sources for its data centers.

SDN Opportunities and Technology Debated At Interop

October 03, 2013 12:49 PM
Facebook describes benefits of software-defined networking on Interop panel that also addressed different SDN approaches.

Cisco's Chambers Conjures Future of Network

October 02, 2013 02:33 PM
Cisco CEO John Chambers talks up application-centric infrastructure and the continued role of hardware.

Data Center Operators Flock To Cold Climates

September 30, 2013 02:58 PM
Service providers such as Microsoft are building new data centers in cold locations such as Finland to cut power and cooling costs.

Raising IT's Business Profile: Start Now

August 23, 2013 01:55 PM
A new organization is creating tools to help technology leaders work better with business counterparts. But don’t wait for third-party tools—start now to raise IT’s profile in the company.

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