A data center is an owned or rented physical location in which computing infrastructure assets are housed, managed and secured for the purpose of storing applications and data for computing operations. Many corporate data centers are privately owned and operated; some other organizations “colocate,” maintain and operate their owned equipment in a secured third party facility shared with other customers. Commercial data centers also offer managed services to operate and maintain customer equipment.

White PapersIBM NeXtscale System is changing system design dynamics in the HPC marketplace with ultra-dense servers. Enterprises looking for raw computing power and throughput to handle technical computing, cloud, grid and analytics should evaluate this new ultra-dense, highly scalable systems design.
TrendsMassive volume of data that needs real time processing and analysis will transform data centers, says Gartner
TrendsOne of the fallouts of the explosion of data is the requirement for more powerful and effective cooling systems
TrendsChanging role and functionality of data centers brings uncertainty for organizations, says Gartner
Opinion:We live our lives immersed in technology, and over time, we’ve come to think that anyone can do this sort of thing. But IT is hard.
featureMigration of a data center requires several critical decisions that can have a deep impact on the business.
newsAfter investing resources to integrate data center technologies, the companies will align sales teams and channel partners
NewsAs part of “Internet of Things” expansion, Cisco proposes $107 million for Atlanta-based energy management vendor
NewsIn sluggish storage and hardware markets, Cyrus Capital Partners makes a pitch that would combine the data management, tape specialists
TrendsCushman & Wakefield survey praises infrastructure of U.S., room for improvement among emerging nations and a big drop for Japan
strategy451 Research Director Matt Aslett outlines the challenges and advantages of bringing this development methodology to databases
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Industry EventsThe theme for Uptime Institute Symposium 2013 is The Global Digital Infrastructure Evolution. IT and data center thought-leaders and innovators from around the world will meet at the Santa Clara Convention Center to consider the present and future state of the Digital Infrastructure and strategies on how to best evaluate the alternatives and make the best decisions for their organizations within this rapidly changing environment.

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