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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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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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How To Speak Data Center: kWh to BTUs

November 01, 2012 03:46 PM
IT professionals who want proper power and cooling for their gear need to be comfortable with terms and calculations used by data center facilities pros. Lesson two: how to convert units of power into units of energy.

What Should I Use In The New DeepStorage Lab?

January 11, 2010 06:35 PM
The powers that be have decreed that it's time to move the DeepStorage lab. While our data center is minuscule compared to one at Google, or even the average Fortune 500 company, the fact it's a testing lab means we're performing MACs (Moves, Adds and Changes) much more than a well-run user organization should. As we move into the new lab I'm looking to include all the gadgets and software tools I can afford to both simplify the process of reconfiguring the lab to test some amazing new storage thingamabob and enable as much remote work as possible.

Analysis: Out-of-Band Management

April 13, 2007 04:00 AM
Resolving server problems over remote access is tough if the network is unavailable. A true out-of-band system can improve network uptime. We examine several setups.

Crash Course: Data Center Power

July 27, 2006 04:00 AM
Increasing requirements for processor cycles, memory and storage as well as higher electricity demands mean your data center is consuming more power--which means you're spending more--every day. Here's how to

NWC's Syracuse Labs Get a Makeover

September 23, 2005 04:00 AM
Our Syracuse University Real-World Labs recently moved into new digs. Join Lab Director Ron Anderson as he takes you on a tour of the state-of-the-art facility.

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