Comatose servers draining data center efficiency

Comatose servers draining data center efficiency

While most of the challenges involve management practices and information flows, technical solutions can help.

Nutanix offers native hypervisor in ‘invisible infrastructure’

The Xtreme Computing Platform includes a Nutanix developed open source hypervisor and one-click infrastructure management.

Partners build on ramp for 25 gigabit Ethernet

Partners build on-ramp for 25 gigabit Ethernet

A 25 GbE networking solution lets network administrators upgrade from 10 GbE with largely the same infrastructure for cabling.

City boosts data center security with virtualized network platform

City boosts data center security with virtualized network platform

Avondale, Ariz., turned to VMware’s NSX 6.1 to help secure traffic moving between virtual machines.

Pentagon leverages converged solution for private cloud migration

The consolidation will replace 60 racks of legacy equipment with 10 racks of Nutanix’s hardware/software appliances.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

How standards helped Oak Ridge tame its data center

Data centers must standardize their systems and have accurate documentation to maximize efficiencies.

4 steps toward network modernization

4 steps to smart network modernization

Agencies get a faster, more efficient network, while federal IT professionals get more time, fewer headaches and assurance that their network is secure, up to standards and operating 24/7.

Concierge service for big data transfers

Argonne National Labs’ Globus offers cloud-based service that manages bandwidth and improves reliability in transferring very large datasets.

SSA fortifies data future with move to all virtual storage

SSA fortifies data future with move to all virtual storage

SSA is embracing virtualization across all of its media – including tape – as it migrates to a new 300,000 square-foot National Support Center in Urbana, Md., which opened last September.

MGHPCG data center balances storage and networking of five-university joint venture

Data center balances storage and networking of five universities

The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center has adopted a cloud-based approach for the petabytes of data it stores in a two-year-old facility in Holyoke, Mass.

Balance tape and flash in layered storage mix

Balance tape and flash in layered storage mix

Tried-and-true tape combined with emerging flash technologies give data center operators control over how they manage storage systems, speed backups and reduce costs.

IT modernization strategy:  reuse rather than replace

IT modernization strategy: Reuse rather than replace

Agencies can modernize by reusing, not replacing, core business assets, allowing for smart use of existing funds and faster time to market for new functionality and services.

Topic Resources

  • Mining Gold from Machine Data

    Holistic visibility is more important than ever because most IT services— including email and web services— consist of a series of connected applications and infrastructure components. Download this whitepaper to learn the best ways to enhance your IT operations management strategy and gain insightful understanding and visibility into your organization’s data center.

  • Finding the Right Storage Balance

    New virtualization techniques and emerging flash technologies are giving data center operators more control over how they manage storage systems, speed backups and reduce costs. Download this article to learn how storage management can improve the economy of your data centers.

  • GameChanger: Microsegmentation

    In less than a decade, more than 87 million records with sensitive or private information have been exposed due to cyber-incidents on federal networks alone. Increasingly, organizations are beginning to realize that perimeter-based security just isn’t enough anymore. Download to learn how for many data centers, the solution is microsegmentation.

  • Infographic: Software-Defined Enterprise

    Moving to a fully software-defined enterprise takes time, and is typically done in steps: virtualization, cloud, software-defined storage, software-defined networking, the software-defined data center, and then full SDE. Slowly but surely, organizations are making their way. Download this infographic to learn how to overcome challenges and lower costs through SDE.