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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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HAMR Promises To Boost Storage Capacity

February 18, 2014 12:04 PM
Posted by Howard Marks

If things go as planned for disk drive manufacturers, Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording could produce a 25TB disk drive. Here's how HAMR works.

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Tags: HAMR, heat assisted magnetic recording, disk drive, storage capacity, shingled magnetic recording, Marvell

Channel: , Storage & Mgmt, Data Center

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7 Reasons To Head For Vegas: IT's Secret Weapons

February 15, 2014 12:00 PM
Posted by Susan Fogarty

We've selected seven Interop presenters that will make it worth a trip to Vegas. You'll be so absorbed in tech, you won't even notice the glitter.

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Tags: Interop, Interop Las Vegas, Interop speakers

Channel: , Data Center, Cloud Computing, Storage & Mgmt, Security,

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PCI DSS Version 3.0: No Relief For Security Pros

February 14, 2014 11:30 AM
Posted by Michele Chubirka

The newest version of the payment card security standard doesn't do much to clarify its complex requirements.

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Tags: PCI DSS Version 3.0, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, Target, PCI compliance, Verizon, compensating control, security professionals

Channel: Storage & Mgmt, Networking & Mgmt

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Free Software: A Privilege, Not A Right

January 31, 2014 01:28 PM
Posted by Howard Marks

Free online services can be great, but companies that operate on the freemium model aren't obligated to keep offering free software.

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Tags: freemium model, free software, SugarSync, LogMeIn, cloud storage, online services.

Channel: Storage & Mgmt, Content Management, Cloud Storage

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Big Data Analytics And Why Datacenter Infrastructure Matters

January 28, 2014 01:26 PM
Posted by Bill Kleyman

As the amount of data generated continues to skyrocket, organizations will increasingly rely on data management systems, underscoring the importance of the datacenter.

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Tags: big data analytics, datacenter infrastructure, data management systems, Hadoop, IBM, Facebook, cloud computing

Channel: Servers & Storage, , Data Center, Storage & Mgmt, Cloud Computing, Content Management

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The Myth Of The Supersonic Disk Drive

January 24, 2014 12:25 PM
Posted by Howard Marks

The idea that disk drives haven't gotten faster than 15K RPM because it would mean disks would have to become supersonic isn't true. What's the real reason?

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Tags: supersonic disk drive, SSDs, solid-state storage, disk drives, Western Digital, IBM

Channel: Storage & Mgmt,

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