• Shadow IT is in the Data Center – Time to Change

    Shadow IT is in the Data Center – Time to Change

    Enterprise IT has been living in the dark for too long. It’s time to step out into the light. When I have a conversation with IT professionals about their monitoring strategies, they usually relax, sit back in their chair, and assure me it’s all taken care of. When we dig into the details together, they
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  • Why NVMe Is Better When Shared

    Why NVMe Is Better When Shared

    The NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Host Controller Interface Specification) standard is being adopted at a rapid pace, with many enterprises already designing all-NVMe data centers as part of new shared-nothing storage architectures for web-scale applications. A recently awarded patent highlights the innovation taking place around NVMe-enabled storage, particularly if your IT network is running real-time analytics,
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  • Indian Data Centers – What is the Attraction?

    Indian Data Centers – What is the Attraction?

    Demand for increasing storage capacity and continuous rise in data usage has pushed the expansion of data centers all across the globe. In India, this segment has been hastened by several positive factors, such as government projects including Digital India or Make in India, and the growth of different sectors including banking, financial services, insurance,
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  • The In-House Data Center is Not Disappearing Anytime Soon!

    The In-House Data Center is Not Disappearing Anytime Soon!

    While there is an undeniable migration of many enteriprise capabilities to the Cloud, the in-house owned and operated data center is not going anywhere anytime soon. Uptime Institute has just announced the findings of its seventh annual Data Center Industry Survey. This survey examines key trends and developments that are shaping today’s IT infrastructure industry. The results
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  • The Data Center is Dead

    The Data Center is Dead

    The Postmortem on the Data Center Data Centers are dead. There will never again be a need for big expensive, underutilized rooms in corporate campuses. Enterprises will never have to attempt to acquire and maintain skills and capabilities that are difficult to attain and add no direct value to business operations or success. The data
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  • Continuous Delivery – Challenges for the Data Centre

    Continuous Delivery – Challenges for the Data Centre

    The last agile mile So you are a developer who has adopted agile development methodologies, you use a continuous integration server and you have started down the path to continuous delivery. Congratulations, you are moving in the right direction to fully recognize the benefits of agile.  What I often call ‘the last agile mile.’  Like
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