Articles relating to Data Centers
Keeping the Distribution Point (DP) servers’ Lights On Point-of-View: from a ConfigMgr Administrator to his Manager, discussing how he/she spends their day managing a ConfigMgr environment. This is the third part of my four-part story that details what we did in our company (in a previous life) to help reduce the DP server management nightmare.
Keeping the Distribution Point (DP) servers Lights On Point-of-View: from a ConfigMgr Administrator to his Manager, discussing how he/she spends their day managing a ConfigMgr environment. This is the second part of my three-part story that details what we did in our company (in a previous life) to help reduce the DP server management nightmare.
Keeping the Distribution Point (DP) servers Lights On Point-of-View: from a ConfigMgr Administrator to his Manager, discussing how he/she spends their day managing a ConfigMgr environment. I had a real difficult time the other day trying to explain to my manager what I spent the entire day working on. Well… one of our ConfigMgr Distribution
The program at Data Center Dynamics Converged, in Dallas, TX this week was full of topics related to the problem of diminishing data center capacity, and the difficulty we experience as data center operators in managing this problem. DLB Associates, representing ASHRAE TC9.9 continued its mission to socialize the expanded thermal operating guidelines for ICT,
If one agrees that data is the Business’ most valuable asset, then the data center is the metaphorical treasure chest of the Business. The data center represents a major focal point of capital and expense for the Business, as the container and life support system for its IT assets. While data centers are conceived with
A recent NYTimes article touches upon a number of topics in the ongoing conversation about data center energy efficiency. Some reading that article may react as if some secret revelation has been exposed, incriminating our beloved social media networks and data center as spendthrifts or environmentally ignorant. The fact of the matter is that we
The first comprehensive reference and technical guide to Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2012, “System Center Operations Manager 2012 Unleashed” contains contribution by 1E’s Data Center Practice Professional Services Consultant, Scott Moss. This soon to be released book, is the authoritative text for integrating OpsMgr 2012 to manage cloud and datacenter applications and services, and
Data center performance metrics have struggled to accurately represent business value of IT assets invested in the enterprise data center. Data center metrics are either constrained to raw power usage data, or make vague approximations about business-relevant performance through assumptive percentages or abstract proxies. At Data Center Dynamics in Washington, DC this week, 1E introduced
Imagine a world (or a datacenter for that matter) that runs your business as securely and safely as before – but much more efficiently and with fewer servers in it. According to IDC, server revenue across EMEA showed a second successive quarterly decline and an 11% year over year drop. So businesses are not buying
Our development teams have been busy! To bring us to a 1E hat-trick of product announcements this week, we are today releasing NightWatchman Server Edition 2.9, hot on the heels of having been referenced in a section of Gartner’s most recent DCIM Cool Vendors report. In the report, the analysts state that “by 2015, Datacenter