By the year 2018, it is expected that over 25% of enterprise customers will adopt web-scale networking to build modern data centers. This rapid adoption can be attributed to businesses' increasing dependence on their data centers, while at the same time facing reduced IT budgets and limited staff to address their growing business needs.
Fill out the form to download a TCO report on how organizations have saved an average of 45% on CapEx and approximately 74% on OpEx by adopting web-scale networking solutions from Cumulus Networks. You’ll learn how Cumulus modeled a real-life TCO calculator on the actual production path their customers took to build an agile, scalable, and cost-efficient data center.
As one of the fastest moving industries in terms of innovation and change, Information Technology is rife with predictions for what will be "the next big thing". Networking is undergoing a shift with the adoption of web-scale and open networking approaches. Fill out the form to the right to view our webinar and hear experts from Cumulus Networks, IPspace, and Facebook discuss their predictions for what will be the biggest changes and evolutions in data centers this year.
Published By: Concentric
Published Date: Mar 27, 2009
Email, calendaring, collaboration, and mobility solutions are moving from corporate data centers to service provider networks. Service providers can realize far greater economies of scale than most businesses and deliver higher levels of service to more users at a lower cost; in fact, the fewer the users, the higher cost for each. Concentric Hosted Exchange is a fast, reliable and affordable solution for email, calendaring, collaboration, and mobility based on Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Microsoft Outlook® 2007. Concentric Hosted Exchange provides all of the benefits of Microsoft Exchange and Outlook 2007 without the up-front infrastructure costs or ongoing overhead.
This report looks at ways NetApp IT was able to put into practices what the company has been saying to its customers for some time: That the use of NetApp storage offers such efficiency that it can save companies significantly more money and management time than the use of an alternate storage system.
Cloud architectures. Remote access to big data. Application performance in an increasingly networked world. A renewed focus on DR/BC based on instant replication between multiple data centers. All are driving a need for more flexible WAN optimization that can be cost effectively deployed across both private and public networks.
Running multiple data centers can be costly and complex. While using shared WAN links is a viable option for cutting costs, many organizations would rather incur the additional expense of private lines than sacrifice performance.
This resource details the challenges of sharing WAN links and explores how WAN optimization – which employs a set of technologies to improve the bandwidth, latency, and loss characteristics of WAN links – can help you achieve the private line performance you need without the high price tag.
Gartner has published its latest Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization. Be among the first to get complimentary access to this new report now!
Silver Peak is leading the way into a new era of software-defined WAN optimization. Now more than ever, organizations like yours depend on the wide area network to connect their data centers, branch offices and the cloud. They see that better network performance means better bottom-line results, and Silver Peak gives them the most comprehensive and flexible options for network acceleration, and the most innovative approach to the next-generation WAN.
The Company (name withheld) provides data center management and monitoring services to a number of enterprises across the United States. The Company maintains multiple network operations centers (NOCs) across the country where engineers monitor customer networks and application uptimes around the clock. The Company evaluated BubblewrApp’s Secure Access Service and was able to enable access to systems within customer data centers in 15 minutes. In addition, the Company was able to:
a. Do away with site-to-site VPNs – no more reliance on jump hosts in the NOC
b. Build out monitoring systems in the NOC without worry about possible IP subnet conflicts
c. Enable NOC engineers to access allowed systems in customer networks from any device
Thanks to the rising importance of business mobility, the BYOD trend, and improvements in the underlying technology, the adoption rate of desktop virtualization is faster today than ever before.
But as enterprises move to virtualization as a foundation for end-user computing strategies, more agile, high-performing infrastructures are needed.
Download this white paper to learn why software-defined data centers (SDDC) are an attractive infrastructure option for virtualization. Inside, you’ll gain access to different articles featuring:
Why infrastructure matters in desktop and application virtualization
Building the future of the desktop on the software-defined data center
SDDC-powered virtual desktop and application benefits
Published By: SnowFlake
Published Date: Jul 08, 2016
Today’s data, and how that data is used, have changed dramatically in the past few years. Data now comes from everywhere—not just enterprise applications, but also websites, log files, social media, sensors, web services, and more. Organizations want to make that data available to all of their analysts as quickly as possible, not limit access to only a few highly-skilled data scientists. However, these efforts are quickly frustrated by the limitations of current data warehouse technologies. These systems simply were not built to handle the diversity of today’s data and analytics. They are based on decades-old architectures designed for a different world, a world where data was limited, users of data were few, and all processing was done in on-premises data centers.
In today’s world of being “on” 24/7, data centers are at the core of business and viewed as the way to create competitive differentiation. Speed, efficiency, flexibility, and scale are now critical for winning the race to meet new connectivity and processing demands caused by the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data.
Schneider Electric is integrating datacenter infrastructure management (DCIM) software, big-data analytics and cloud services into the management of customers’ datacenters. Its recently launched StruxureOn cloud offering signals a new wave in datacenter operations, using a combination of machine learning, anomaly detection and event-stream playback to give operators real-time insights and alarming via their smartphones.
More capabilities and features are planned, including predictive analysis and, eventually, automated action. Schneider’s long-term strategy is to build a partner ecosystem around StruxureOn, and provide digital services that span its traditional datacenter business.
Every day, companies generate mountains of data that are critical to their business. With that data comes
a clear challenge: How do you protect exabytes of data that's strewn across global data centers,
computer rooms, remote offices, laptops, desktops, and mobile devices, as well as hosted by many
different cloud providers, without choking business agility, employee productivity, and customer
experience? The solution lies not in throwing more technology at the network, but in taking specific steps
to identify malicious actions and respond to them in order to fix the issue, a process known as
Drivers for cloud solutions include the need to innovate, simplify and cut costs. Users say a key benefit cloud-based security is no need to deploy equipment or software. The cloud provider furnishes and hosts everything in secure data centers. This arrangement lets your business avoid capital expenses and to control ongoing costs.
This paper describes how your small or medium-sized company can manage IT risks and maintain regulatory compliance with minimal staff and budget.
This whitepaper outlines issues that arise when planning for growth of IT infrastructure and explains how the colocation of data centers can provide scalability, enabling users to modify capacity quickly to meet fluctuating demand.
Business executives are challenging their IT staffs to convert data centers from cost centers into producers of business value. Data centers can make a significant impact to the bottom line by enabling the business to respond more quickly to market demands. This paper demonstrates, through a series of examples, how data center infrastructure management software tools can simplify operational processes, cut costs, and speed up information delivery.
In the broadening data center cost-saving and energy efficiency discussion, data center physical infrastructure preventive maintenance (PM) is sometimes neglected as an important tool for controlling TCO and downtime. PM is performed specifically to prevent faults from occurring. IT and facilities managers can improve systems uptime through a better understanding of PM best practices. This white paper describes the types of PM services that can help safeguard the uptime of data centers and IT equipment rooms. Various PM methodologies and approaches are discussed. Recommended practices are suggested.
This white paper provides an in-depth look at key considerations to keep in mind when selecting a data center provider in Chicago. From connectivity to compliance to customer service, these 7 key considerations offer a checklist for evaluating potential data center providers.
According to the 2016 Enterprise IT Spending Benchmarks, compiled by 451 Research, North America will exceed $1 trillion in IT spending by 2017. Businesses of all sizes are expected to move to a hybrid IT approach. When choosing a hybrid approach, you need both on-site and cloud resources that are reliable and well maintained. The easiest way to assure this is by streamlining your data center solutions through a single, fully integrated service provider.