On the occasion of its Ignite conference, Microsoft announced Azure Stack to allow companies to use Azure in their data centers. The company also presented an overview of Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016.

Azure Stack will allow companies to run IaaS and PaaS services internally. With its IT management [...]

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Without adequate investment in the new enterprise data center, the development and deployment of enterprise devices and services related to the Internet of Things (IoT) is likely to engulf the companies. The IoT will be a primary driver of investment in technology over the next decade, according to IDC.

The research [...]

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Modular data centers (MDC) originally conceived as a solution for local problems in remote areas where it is difficult or impossible to build a classic data center. However, it turned out later that this concept is gaining popularity as MDC is deployed in a shorter time, and its total cost of ownership [...]

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Most experts believe that the data center as we know today will undergo major changes over the next decade. Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) will play a crucial role in data centers, while the way in which data centers are powered going to change altogether. This predicts Emerson Network Power in the [...]

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is destined to profoundly transform the data center market, its customers, suppliers, technology and patterns of sales and marketing. The research firm Gartner estimates that the IoT installation base will increase to 26 billion by 2020 and the connected devices will spread to the [...]

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Facebook’s Open Compute Project started back in April 2011 and the social media giant actively supports the Open Compute project. The aim of the initiative is to improve the capacity, energy and cost of data centers worldwide, following the example of the open source software movement.

Because of the Facebook’s [...]

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Cloud computing is the evolution and divergence of many seemingly sovereign computing trends including SaaS, PaaS, XaaS, IaaS, virtualization, distributed computing, Web 2.0, storage, grid computing and more importantly Data Center automation.

IT organizations can no longer afford to use manual or practices of a disparate set of tools to manage physical [...]

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On the occasion of the Open Compute Summit which was held from January 16 to 17 in Santa Clara, the giants of the computer industry have strides toward the goal of setting standards for the most efficient server, storage and data center hardware.

The Open Compute Project (OCP) draft initiated [...]

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A study recently published by research firm IDC shows that, while the ability of IT infrastructure used in the U.S. is growing, the opposite occurs with the number of data centers. The higher capacity data centers show that resources provided from the cloud and physical contraction generated by virtualization are impacting [...]

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If you need more evidence of an effect of cloud computing on the high technology and the impressive growth of Internet traffic, the Global Cloud Index report prepared by Cisco, will put everything in its place.

According to the study, by 2016 total volume of traffic passing through data centers around [...]

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Dell unveils infrastructure solutions to enable companies to adopt innovative technologies and standardized datacenter. To this end, Dell offers comprehensive solutions that rely on a standardized architecture to optimize the use and development of resources. These solutions are developed with servers, storage and network infrastructure as well as Dell’s innovative software [...]

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Cloud computing does not always prove to be an ecological choice. New research compiled by the WSP Environment & Energy and the Natural Resource Defense Council shows that cloud is not always as efficient for IT solutions for SMEs.

The results of the new study confirmed that rely on a server [...]

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The combination of higher energy prices, increased demand for computing capacity, environmental and economic pressure has made the development of energy-efficient data centers key to transforming the IT industry. According to a recent report from Pike Research, the global market for green data centers will grow from $17.1 billion in 2012 to [...]

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Cisco announces new security solutions aimed at strengthening data centers against threats generated by consolidation and virtualization.

The new Cisco security solutions help to strengthen the protection of data centers and mobile workforce. The new offering includes a highly scalable software firewalls for Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA), a virtualized ASA firewall [...]

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Microsoft announced the worldwide availability of its Windows Server 2012 platform and comes full foot in the world of cloud computing.

The new version is designed to redefine the server software and take it to the cloud computing model and incorporates technologies like storage management, networking, advanced virtualization functionality, process automation [...]

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Cloud computing could be described as evolutionary outgrowth of previous computational approaches, based on both existing technologies and new technologies. Although the cloud presents new opportunities around the sharing of resources, the relative newness of the model does not clearly overcome some of the barriers, which will need to be addressed before [...]

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