Articles Tagged: Cloud

The End of IT?

The IT industry has been the reigning superstar of the global economy for the last 40 years. The industry gave us 25-year old billionaires and “long-term” success stories like Microsoft,… Read more »

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Schneider Electric Shows Off New Cooling Units at AHR Expo

Schneider Electric was showing a couple of new products at the recent 2014 AHR Expo in New York, including new versions of its Uniflair HDCV large capacity chilled water units… Read more »

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An update on Intel DCM and StruxureWare for Data Centers

At Power to the Cloud I took the opportunity to ask Jeff Klaus, General Manager, Data Center Solutions, Intel Corporation, about the latest integrations between Intel’s Data Center Manager (DCM)… Read more »

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Schneider Electric partners with TierPoint on a hyper-fast data center build.

Data center service providers know customer demands dictate lots of requirements, including the amount of capacity they need. The business objective is to match sales with new white space. And… Read more »

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IT Key Enabler for Smart Cities at Schneider Electric “Power to the Cloud” Dubai Event

Issues that concern Middle Eastern CIOs, from private cloud adoption and data center outsourcing, to disaster recovery, security, new data center builds and existing facility upgrades are amongst the high… Read more »

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If You’ve Got a Cloud, We’ve Got a Box For It

As businesses migrate their IT to the Cloud, and as virtualization takes hold, physical IT on the business premises is shrinking, particularly in remote, branch and SME offices. This poses… Read more »

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In Highly Virtualized Data Centers, DCIM Tools Are a Must

As companies continue to invest in virtualization and cloud technologies, one thing is become quite clear with respect to their data centers: now more than ever, they need data center… Read more »

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Schneider Electric Mini-Pod Data Center Provisions Logicalis Hybrid Cloud at Loughborough University

The deployment of Hybrid Cloud Delivery services at Loughborough University is a subject which Simon Daykin, CTO of Logicalis, knows well. So it was with great interest that I went… Read more »

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How Schneider Electric is helping Cloud and Co-location Service Providers meet their business requirements

As Cloud computing grows, so too co-location in the data center becomes increasingly important with larger volumes of data being moved off-site. Recently, Market Monitor, a service of 451 Research, predicted… Read more »

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How to Ensure Your Branch Offices are Ready for the Cloud

Cloud technology is all the rage, whether it’s cloud-based applications, hardware or storage. To be sure, when used judiciously the technology can deliver savings in both software and hardware. Part… Read more »

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Schneider Electric partners with TierPoint on a hyper-fast data center build.

Data center service providers know customer demands dictate lots of requirements, including the amount of capacity they need. The business objective is to match sales with new white space. And… Read more »

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Data Centers Owners Should Steal a Page from the NFL Playbook

Every April, the National Football League (NFL) conducts a player draft in which each of the 32 teams selects new prospects to join their squad. During the months leading to… Read more »

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Converting IT Closets into Edge Computing Sites is like Moving from Vinyl Records to Music Downloads

The year was 1968.  My father was holding what looked like a black suitcase with two white stripes. He handed it to me and said “Here’s a gift for you…. Read more »

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The Known Unknowns: Managing Between On-Premise, Cloud and Colocation Data Centers

The data center industry is in a state of flux as stakeholders search for the optimum model of high performance/low cost data centers. “On premise” data centers now jockey with… Read more »

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The Cloud’s “Soft Landing” in the Enterprise – It did not crash and burn nor did it take off as some expected

If you follow the stock market you undoubtedly have heard the term “soft landing”. The term applies to a theory that says the masterminds in control of a country’s economy… Read more »

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If You’ve Got a Cloud, We’ve Got a Box For It

As businesses migrate their IT to the Cloud, and as virtualization takes hold, physical IT on the business premises is shrinking, particularly in remote, branch and SME offices. This poses… Read more »

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4 Options to Consider When Incorporating Building Analytics into Your Facility

Facility Managers… I bet that you’re familiar with this old adage: do more with less. Shrinking budgets and demand on limited resources make it difficult to keep up with the… Read more »

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Industry Expert Offers 3 Keys for Colocation Providers to take Advantage of the Cloud Opportunity

For all the hype we hear about cloud computing, you may think the cloud ship has already sailed – if you’re not aboard, you’re too late. But, market-watcher Rhonda Ascierto… Read more »

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Getting the right level of information from your outsourced data center

I took the opportunity on a recent visit to Schneider Electric’s European Enterprise Technology Centre to ask Soeren Jensen, Vice President of Enterprise Software, how customers looking to outsource IT… Read more »

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Tuesday at CiscoLive and Cisco CEO John Chambers Keynote Presentation

Attendees began to line up an hour before Tuesday’s Keynote given by CEO John Chambers and the line stretched down and around the main hallway outside the hall. The presentation started… Read more »

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Edge Computing Improves the Reliability and Performance of the Cloud

As companies of all stripes flock to take advantage of cloud computing, they are learning that the strategy is not without its downside. In many cases, cloud computing is a… Read more »

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The Known Unknowns: Managing Between On-Premise, Cloud and Colocation Data Centers

The data center industry is in a state of flux as stakeholders search for the optimum model of high performance/low cost data centers. “On premise” data centers now jockey with… Read more »

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How Schneider Electric is helping Cloud and Co-location Service Providers meet their business requirements

As Cloud computing grows, so too co-location in the data center becomes increasingly important with larger volumes of data being moved off-site. Recently, Market Monitor, a service of 451 Research, predicted… Read more »

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QTS Profiles the Changing Face of the Colocation Buyer

In the second of our “8 Megatrends” series, we sat down with Jim Reinhart, COO, QTS, to find out how the profile of the colocation buyer has changed as the… Read more »

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Multi-dimensional impact of a changing Industrial Operational Work space versus the transforming workforce!

Let’s take a look at the industrial work space a step beyond the changing workforce – that of the industrial work space. The way in which we operate the business, from: business… Read more »

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The Fog: Direct VS Indirect Edge Computing

“Fog computing” has received an increased amount of attention in the IoT & IIoT communities. I briefly reviewed the Fog in “IoT & the Pervasive Nature of Fast Data & Apache… Read more »

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The Cloud’s “Soft Landing” in the Enterprise – It did not crash and burn nor did it take off as some expected

If you follow the stock market you undoubtedly have heard the term “soft landing”. The term applies to a theory that says the masterminds in control of a country’s economy… Read more »

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Why Data Center Modernization Projects Are Now Easier to Cost Justify

In today’s volatile marketplace, modernization of data center facilities has emerged as a competitiveness critical success factor and, if properly executed, a critical piece of an ongoing strategy to better… Read more »

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In Highly Virtualized Data Centers, DCIM Tools Are a Must

As companies continue to invest in virtualization and cloud technologies, one thing is become quite clear with respect to their data centers: now more than ever, they need data center… Read more »

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Examining the At Scale Data Center Trend with RagingWire Data Centers

In the third of our “8 Megatrends” series, we sat down with Doug Adams, President, RagingWire Data Centers, to examine “at scale” data centers and understand their role in supporting… Read more »

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