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Enterprise Workload Monitoring - Bridging the Gap Between Data Centers and the Cloud

by David Cappuccio  |  September 29, 2015

The never ending dilemma of IT and business;  the easier we make things, the more complex they get.  Almost every enterprise I talk with today is going through some type...

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The Evolution of Fit For Purpose or Micro Data Centers

by David Cappuccio  |  June 20, 2014

For the past umpteen years there has been a trend towards consolidating data centers - from many sites to as few as possible.  Or if building your own data center...

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Shine Some Light on Shadow IT

by David Cappuccio  |  November 27, 2013

You may have heard the term shadow IT bandied about lately, in both analyst musings and the industry press (they often feed off each other in the always fascinating game...

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Software Defined Data Centers - Hype or Reality?

by David Cappuccio  |  July 1, 2013

Our industry just loves new catch phrases - and when a new one catches on the vendors and press can get amazingly creative is assigning that phrase roles and responsibilities...

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The Case for the Infinite Data Center

by David Cappuccio  |  June 7, 2012

When faced with planning a new data center the question of how much space will be needed is potentially the most difficult to determine. That said, the answer is often...

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Steps to Ease Data Center Cooling - Number 4

by David Cappuccio  |  March 30, 2012

Cooling with the data center has become our achilles heal in many cases. Historically the folks in IT had relatively nothing to do with heat or cooling management, this was...

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Steps to Ease Data Center Cooling - Number 3

by David Cappuccio  |  March 28, 2012

Cooling with the data center has become our achilles heal in many cases. Historically the folks in IT had relatively nothing to do with heat or cooling management, this was...

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Build a Data Center or Collocate? Why Not Both?

by David Cappuccio  |  March 24, 2012

Data Centers have been an integral part of the enterprise for almost 50 years, but the question of whether we should build more of them, or just let someone else...

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Steps to Ease Data Center Cooling - Number 1

by David Cappuccio  |  March 23, 2012

Cooling with the data center has become our achilles heal in many cases. Historically the folks in IT had relatively nothing to do with heat or cooling management, this was...

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