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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to DCIM

The IT world around us changed! The very way we approach delivering IT services was re-imagined and re-invented. While the underlying technologies themselves got faster, smaller and lower in cost, each of those pieces became more commoditized and virtualized which … Continue reading

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Best Bet DCIM Providers for 2016

Now that 2016 is upon us, I find that the DCIM industry is really starting to settle out. Most of you know that I joined the DCIM industry before it was actually called “DCIM” (in fact for a brief period … Continue reading

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Taking the 2015 IT Infrastructure Scenic View

The IT Infrastructure challenge in 2015 is daunting and only the strongest will survive: The strongest vendors and the strongest IT professionals. Nearly everything we knew about building and maintaining IT infrastructures is being superseded by a new wave of … Continue reading

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Workload management in the era of Hybrid Computing styles…

I sit down with data center managers and other IT professionals all the time and one of the things we start undoubtedly talking about is ‘the future’ of IT. In fact everyone in IT loves to talk about the future of IT … Continue reading

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VMworld said it all: Data Center Transformation is EVERYWHERE!

When it comes to the IT industry, I tend to get very excited about change, the bigger the better. Some people resist big change, but I look at change as the opportunity to move forward. As I see it, change tends to be … Continue reading

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DCIM Value: Two Halves make the Whole!

I am still surprised that so many of the DCIM (proper) solutions on the market today focus on only a small portion of the DCIM promise. The eye candy portion. Drawing floorplans, standing up pretty hi-fidelity racks and simple monitoring of IT gear. Looks … Continue reading

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