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Data Center Networking Magic Quadrant 2018

by Andrew Lerner  |  July 27, 2018

We published the Data Center Networking Magic Quadrant a few weeks back. This market covers commercial vendors that provide hardware and/or software solutions to deliver connectivity primarily within enterprise data...

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Pragmatic Data Center Networking

by Andrew Lerner  |  December 20, 2017

Building and operating an enterprise data center network is not easy, and I’ve done it. It requires experience, attention to detail, collaboration, and a little luck. Further, data center networking...

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The High Growth Opportunities Track at #GartnerTGI

by Hank Barnes  |  March 1, 2016

A few weeks ago, I blogged about a new Gartner event, the Gartner Tech Growth and Innovation Conference, that I am chairing.   This is an event designed for the...

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Data Center Conference Networking Track

by Andrew Lerner  |  September 18, 2014

Gartner's 2014 Data Center Conference is being held December 2-5 in Las Vegas and is chocked full of networking content (Data Center Networking, SDN, ADC, WAN, etc.). This conference includes a...

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The Future of the Data Center Market is Disruption

by Andrew Lerner  |  August 26, 2014

This is a guest blog from Joe Skorupa. The data center market has enjoyed years of relative stability and gradual technological evolution. That is about to change. In response to...

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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 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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Modular or Container Based Data Centers–Do They Make Sense?

by David Cappuccio  |  May 19, 2011

Over the past few years, data center design has shifted away from the traditional idea of building out large expanses of IT-ready floor space to an era where smaller component-based...

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