• 7 Cool Data Center Innovations

    7 Cool Data Center Innovations

    As the world's demand for data center facilities continues to expand, we see a departure from traditional data centers and a movement toward the next-gen data center, guided by several new innovations.Cloud computing, the internet of things (IoT), automation, and borderless security are among the technology movements forcing these types of changes to data centers.
  • 7 Cool Data Center Innovations

    7 Cool Data Center Innovations

    They are empowered We've identified seven key innovations being integrated into data centers to further expand capabilities -- or to provide vastly improved efficiencies in terms of energy consumption.As the world's demand for data center facilities continues to expand, we see a departure from traditional data centers and a movement toward the next-gen data center, guided by several new innovations.
  • 9 Data Center Automation Tools IT Pros Should Know

    9 Data Center Automation Tools IT Pros Should Know

    Pressure to increase productivity and deliver greater business value while limiting headcount has many organizations considering data center automation.Fortunately there's a way to amplify the impact of staff with data center automation.
  • How ConocoPhillips Reduced its Data Center Footprint by 80%

    How ConocoPhillips Reduced its Data Center Footprint by 80%

    Scott Duplantis, Global IT Director for server, storage, and data center operations at ConocoPhillips, talks about why his company's strategy to reduce its data center footprint won first place in the InformationWeek IT Excellence Awards infrastructure category.The IT group knew it wanted to start buying smarter and consolidate to more powerful systems, while shifting to new technologies that would free up time for other projects like cloud and hybrid cloud.
  • A Lesson in Physics and Engineering for Data Center Efficiency

    A Lesson in Physics and Engineering for Data Center Efficiency

    Jim Treadway, Chief Engineer of Infrastructure for Mitre stopped by the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to talk the strategy that won 2nd place in the InformationWeek IT Excellence Awards infrastructure category.They looked at co-locations and cloud but those weren't as cost-effective as they wanted.
  • A Lesson in Physics and Engineering for Data Center Efficiency

    A Lesson in Physics and Engineering for Data Center Efficiency

    Jim Treadway, Chief Engineer of Infrastructure for Mitre stopped by the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to talk the strategy that won 2nd place in the InformationWeek IT Excellence Awards infrastructure category.They looked at co-locations and cloud but those weren't as cost-effective as they wanted.