Issue OverviewVirtual Data Center - April 2012, Vol. 38
Transitioning to the virtual data center involves taking into account many trends that are just beginning to take off, such as cloud computing, IT consumerization and Big Data. In this expert e-zine, explore how you can take steps to embrace these new technologies and improve the efficiency of your data center. Access >>>
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The data center’s hidden cost
by Mike Laverick, Contributor
Power consumption never stops in the data center, but few consider its real costs.
- The data center’s hidden cost by Mike Laverick, Contributor
The strategic trends in IT and data center infrastructure
by Stephen J. Bigelow, WinIT
An ongoing technological evolution promises to change data center infrastructure and the ways that IT performs.
- The strategic trends in IT and data center infrastructure by Stephen J. Bigelow, WinIT
IT pros rethink data center infrastructure to support 'big data'
by Beth Pariseau
"Big data" analytics isn’t just for Web 2.0 anymore. Here’s how IT pros at some well-known companies manage big data infrastructure.
- IT pros rethink data center infrastructure to support 'big data' by Beth Pariseau
Power consumption solutions for modern virtual data centers
by Christine Cignoli
Data centers are taking small steps toward an energy-efficient future.
- Power consumption solutions for modern virtual data centers by Christine Cignoli
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