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Future Data Centers are Not Software Defined, They're Enterprise Defined

by David Cappuccio  |  May 24, 2015

There are times in life (and especially within IT) when we must realize that not all things can be delivered (and defined) by software or marketing.  I suppose this realization...

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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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Food for Thought: Capacity Planning Revised - Install new Servers to Save Money!

by David Cappuccio  |  June 13, 2010

  One of the cruel ironies within data centers is that the one constant within them is the need for continuous change. Locked between the dual forces of applications growth...

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Building a Data Center – Where to Begin?

by David Cappuccio  |  June 30, 2009

This post is response to a question from Allison relating to the series of questions that need to be asked before embarking on a data center build project. Where to...

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Building a New Data Center – How Much Energy Will I Need

by David Cappuccio  |  June 30, 2009

This post is the third in a series of questions that need to be asked before embarking on a data center build project. How much energy will I need? Great...

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Building a New Data Center? How big is big enough?

by David Cappuccio  |  April 17, 2009

This post is the first in a series of questions that need to be asked before embarking on a data center build project. How big is big enough? The first...

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Why Not Build Multi-Tiered Data Centers?

by David Cappuccio  |  February 20, 2009

Data Center managers are continually looking for methods to provide the resources to support the business, but at the most optimal costs.  The mantra of “do more with less” is...

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Will Cisco Unify Computing?

by Thomas Bittman  |  January 21, 2009

Cisco's public blog recently announced an architectural approach they call "Unified Computing". There's been a lot of speculation about Cisco moving into the blade server business and so forth. I...

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Data Center Executives See Clouds In Their Future

by Thomas Bittman  |  December 11, 2008

More than half of large enterprise data center executives expect to get some IT services from the cloud within two years. During Gartner’s Data Center Conference in Las Vegas last...

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