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cuetip
1 week ago

When companies choose data centers, how important are SAS 70 certifications in the process? Are these just a meny making opportunity for those handing out...

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MGaluzzi
2 weeks ago

When facing a data center migration, what are some rules of thumb to follow that will help things go smoothly?

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PapaRiver
3 weeks ago

What should be looked for (or avoided) when choosing a web hosting service for a SMB? Any tips?

4 Answers |
dthomas
3 weeks ago

IBM has started renting bare metal servers by the hour, but what exactly are bare metal servers and how do they differ from “regular” servers?

mbiaggi
3 weeks ago

What is the expected service life of tape drives? Is there a way to determine a time to failure?

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rcook12
6 weeks ago

How many Moonshot microservers can fit in a standard 42U rack?

dayzsunny
6 weeks ago

I heard the term SDE used today, and when I asked what it was I was told “Software Defined Everything.” Um, ok, but what is Software Defined Everything? It...

landon
8 weeks ago

When evaluating a data center’s efficiency, what is a realistic Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) number for a “green” data center?

LolaBelle
9 weeks ago

Data centers use a huge amount of energy, and that amount is increasing as more data centers are constructed and expanded. I’ve seen various estimates, but...

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bmahne
9 weeks ago

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Benchmarks have been evolving along with the hardware they measure, and both are getting more complex.
A new 2,000-sq.-ft. data center in Pennsylvania was designed to protect against an electromagnetic pulse, either from a solar storm or a nuclear event.
Tesla expects to use geothermal, wind and solar to achieve 100% renewable energy production.
Mayo clinicians will leverage Watson's natural language processing and data analytics capabilities.
New protocols will replace a 16-year-old standard that's way out of date.
Web server administrators who wish to trim bandwidth costs and hasten the delivery of their Web pages should take a look at a newly updated free module from Google designed to automate a number of techniques used to compress content.
Cisco this week revamped its UCS server line with systems designed to scale form the largest cloud deployment to those with only up to 15 servers.
U.S. data centers use more electricity than they need, a new report finds, and IT managers are too cautious about managing power and businesses are unwilling to invest in energy conservation.
U.S. data centers use more electricity than they need, a new report finds, and IT managers are too cautious about managing power and businesses are unwilling to invest in energy conservation.
With the Chinese government turning up the heat on foreign IT vendors, citing security concerns, IBM is finding help from an unlikely source: a competitor, local server vendor Inspur.
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