Monthly Archives: December 2013

My WalkAbout in Las Vegas: Gartner Data Center Expo 2013

Last week we saw the annual convergence of 2500 of our closest friends tasked to deliver data center services to many of the largest companies in the USA. This is Must-See TV at its finest. The attendee roles ranged from … Continue reading

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Economies of Scale and the Data Center… It doesn’t apply!

Who knew that the familiar Economies of Scale rules we all grew up on don’t always apply to the data center? While we all learned that per-unit pricing decreases as the volume increases for nearly everything consumable in life, what we … Continue reading

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Thinking Virtualization and SDDC? Time to get serious about DCIM!

The IT industry is going through vast amounts of re-tooling to allow for the virtualization of capacity across server processing, storage and networks. Commonly referred to as the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC), the entire structure is essentially decoupled from … Continue reading

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