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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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Data Center Space Efficiency Metric

by David Cappuccio  |  July 2, 2013

The DCSE Metric: A simple way to look at data center space is to analyze the effective use of space by existing IT equipment, relative to the total available space...

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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 5

by David Cappuccio  |  April 6, 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 2

by David Cappuccio  |  March 25, 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 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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Achieving IT Operational Excellence: Virtualization, Cloud and More

by David Cappuccio  |  May 20, 2011

  I would be remiss if I didn’t mention the Infrastructure Operations and Management conference coming up the 2nd week of June in Orlando.  At a time when every IT...

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