Monthly Archives: December 2010

Tips for Improving IT Efficiency

With IT efficiency continuing to be a hot topic in 2011, we have put together a list of tips for streamlining IT operations. 1) Consolidate data center storage and server systems Storage and server consolidation simplifies IT management and saves … Continue reading

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7 Requirements for Building A Cloud Infrastructure

2010 was a big year for Cloud Computing.  In 2011, we will move beyond “talking” about the cloud to actual implementation. In a recent article published by ComputerWorld, the following 7 requirements were outlined for building a cloud infrastructure. 1) … Continue reading

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What to Expect in 2011

We’ve been keeping a close eye on the industry and taking note of what the media thinks will be key trends in 2011.  Based on our experiences with our customers, we agree that the following areas will be big in … Continue reading

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Data Center Technology Trends to Watch

Research and Markets has announced the release of their “2011 Trends to Watch: Data Center Technologies” report. The demand for increased flexibility from an organization’s IT capability is creating new challenges for data center management. Much of this new demand … Continue reading

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2011 Data Storage Trends

Symantec just released its predictions for 2011 data storage trends.  The conclusion?  “Virtualization remains king”. Virtualization has been one of the biggest IT efficiency trends during the last couple of years. Companies of all sizes are benefiting with virtualization by … Continue reading

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Creating a Green Data Center

Oracle published a whitepaper this year entitled “Consolidate Storage Infrastructure and Create a Greener Data Center“.  This whitepaper explores ways to improve efficiencies within your data center to achieve both cost and energy savings. In addition to finding ways to … Continue reading

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