From cloud access security brokers to server virtualization vendors, take a look at the 10 coolest startups of the year.
The immediate payoff of scraping distinct networks and installing FCoE was to drive down complexity, Masseth said, and “truckloads of cable left the data center .”
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The market here is very young, with software-centric solutions from startups like Nutanix and Simplivity competing with EMC, Cisco and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, which just released Synergy, a hyper-converged “composable infrastructure” box that treats that infrastructure as code.
While “boring” is a good thing as far as data center operators are concerned, 2015 was not a boring year for the data center industry. From data center outages on both sides of the Atlantic, caused by lightning and an explosion, to one of the biggest data center providers thinking of offloading its data centers, to a big change to the way the industry’s most important reliability rating system works, the year delivered plenty of excitement for some and anxiety for others.
According to IDC’s latest assessment of the market, cloud IT infrastructure grew by 25 percent year-over-year, compared to traditional IT infrastructure, which only increased by six percent over the same period. In fact, nearly one third of all IT infrastructure spending is made on cloud technologies. Clearly, the cloud conversation is no longer a conversation about tomorrow.
Two of the most influential benefits in data center solutions are scalability and cost. These two advantages have the potential to impact data center performance the most. They also are key reasons for a business migrating to a service provider’s data center colocation facility. When a business builds its own on-premise data center, it has a challenging task of determining the best size. The facility must meet current requirements, but it must also be able to address future capacity needs.
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January 7, 2016, from 11:00am to 2:00pm
Please join PTS Data Center Solutions, Panasonic, FST Biometrics, and Dell in welcoming the new year by exploring enhanced security technologies for a safer work environment.
SimpliVity commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) that enterprises may realize by deploying its hyperconverged infrastructure technology. Forrester found that organizations using SimpliVity:
- Reduced costs by 73%
- Experienced a risk-adjusted ROI of 224% over three years
- Avoided or reduced costs of: storage, hardware, labor, floor space, system updates, and more
For years, analysts have been reporting on the risks of unattended employee workstations. For example, a user who sits down at a co-worker’s PC could access sensitive data, send email from the PC owner’s account or even introduce malware into the network. To make matters worse, such misuse of an unattended workstation is difficult to detect and prove.