Heard on the Internet: January/February 2016
January 20, 2016
Tackling the Challenge of Industry Benchmarks
Emerson Network Power blog
Author: Dan Draper
For the past several years, Emerson Network Power has been evangelizing the value of collecting and analyzing the incredible amounts of data created by data center systems to improve the performance of those individual systems and the entire data center. We’ve even partnered with other major technology providers, including Dell, IBM, Intel, and HP, on the development of an open specification to facilitate out-of-band communication across systems.
January 14, 2016
Save Lives, Prevent Equipment Failures, and Gain Insights at the Edge
Intel: The Data Center Stack
Author: Tim Allen
Internet of Things (IoT) technologies from Intel and SAP enable innovative solutions far from the data center
Can a supervisor on an oil rig know immediately when critical equipment fails? Can a retail store manager provide customers with an up-to-date, customized experience without waiting for back-end analysis from the parent company’s data center? A few years ago, the answer would have been a clear “no.” But today, real-time, actionable data at the edge is a reality.
January 11, 2016
Are You Really that Special? Managing Uniqueness in the Data Center
Schneider Electric blog
Author: Lori Castle
Enter into a conversation with almost any data center manager and you will probably hear the word “different” at some point. They will say, with conviction, that their data center is unique. While this is accurate, every data center is also the same.
How can both these things be true?
January 07, 2016
Managed Service Providers? Look Before You Leap
Century Link blog
Author: Brian Mistretta
There’s an Aesop’s fable I like about a fox stuck in a well. After gently persuading a friendly goat to jump down and help, the sly fox double-crosses the animal — trapping him below. That’s the real origin of the phrase, “Look Before You Leap” — being prepared before making difficult decisions. For anyone exploring the evolving hybrid IT and cloud space, one thing is clear: There are indeed pitfalls to avoid before implementing an IT strategy, and customers must step carefully.
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