Whether an organization starts out with a modest, on-premises IT infrastructure or uses a public cloud provider to meet its data and networking needs, it will eventually reach a point where that solution is no longer viable.
If you’re like me, you travel a fair amount for work, and that means you spend time sitting in airport concourses waiting for your flight, waiting for your flight to be rescheduled, and waiting for information on alternate flights when your flight is cancelled.
In April, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report to Congress on the current status of the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) — the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB’s) directive to optimize and consolidate data centers to deliver better services to the public while increasing return on investment (ROI) to taxpayers.
There are pros and cons to everything, and colocation is no exception. Though it may be a relatively new concept to the data center world, it definitely wasn’t born yesterday. Other industries have been building their business models around the idea of colocation for quite some time.
I’m sure you noticed a different face on this page, but I still want to take up a few lines here to introduce myself. My name is Amy Al-Katib, and I am the new editor-in-chief for Mission Critical magazine.
The BitBox platform meets the challenges of data-driven decision-making within edge infrastructure and distributed facilities by simplifying the data aggregation processes of disjointed infrastructure.
As IT budget pressures increase, more and more companies are considering data center consolidation as a way to cut costs. But before plunging headlong into a consolidation project, it’s important to have reasonable expectations for what the process entails.
The Sixth Annual Southwest Data Center Summit will bring together the leading data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives from Greater Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Diego, New Mexico, Nevada and from around the nation. Read More
This issue of Mission Critical sheds light on the IT dilemma and explores other topics like IT and data center automation, powering mission critical facilities, the demands of the IoT, and more. Additionally, the IT-Colo Strategic Planner is included as a special edition with the September/October 2019 issue.