Data Center Efficiency Series: Refresh, Virtualization and Consolidation

  Data Center Management Operating an efficient data center is critical as more organizations move toward cloud computing and virtualized environments. With high energy costs and pressure toward eco-friendly practices, it is critical to continually implement innovative strategies in order to optimize power consumption and overall data center efficiency. Over the next few blog posts, […]

Server and Data Center Equipment Replacement Cycles

Due to more conscious spending, tighter IT budgets, and/or more reliable hardware, companies are waiting longer to upgrade servers and networking equipment.

Gartner Data Center Conference 2010 Coverage (Days 2-4)

As mentioned in the previous post, I wanted to compile the most interesting and valuable info from the keynote presentations (in the form of tweets, following the #GartnerDC hashtag conversation). A lot of the topics revolve around cloud computing, virtualization, and upcoming server hardware trends. Highlights from Days 2-4 @nlyte: 65 percent used or plan […]

Gartner Data Center Conference 2010 Coverage

The Gartner Data Center Conference 2010 is underway in Las Vegas this week, December 6-9. For those that could not attend the event, below is a compilation of the most interesting and valuable info from the keynote presentations (in the form of tweets following the #GartnerDC hashtag conversation).