While most of the challenges involve management practices and information flows, technical solutions can help.
The Xtreme Computing Platform includes a Nutanix developed open source hypervisor and one-click infrastructure management.
A 25 GbE networking solution lets network administrators upgrade from 10 GbE with largely the same infrastructure for cabling.
Avondale, Ariz., turned to VMware’s NSX 6.1 to help secure traffic moving between virtual machines.
The consolidation will replace 60 racks of legacy equipment with 10 racks of Nutanix’s hardware/software appliances.
Data centers must standardize their systems and have accurate documentation to maximize efficiencies.
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.
Argonne National Labs’ Globus offers cloud-based service that manages bandwidth and improves reliability in transferring very large datasets.
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.
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.
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.
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.