Any IT organization considering a big data initiative should consider these five major selling points, which will bring clarity as well as revenue to a company.
With software-defined networking, IT departments can build networks that are more flexible, dynamic and easier to program, as well as less complex and less costly.
The philosophy behind open-source is generally collaborative: the code is there, if programmers build something useful, they make it available to the community of coders working on the particular OSS.
Success stories from cutting-edge firms such as Google and Microsoft are causing a backlash at less capable data centers.
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The data center is central to any energy-saving initiatives of any business. But this can cause problems. Essential IT applications could be at risk from infrastructure weaknesses. Inefficiencies could force premature construction of additional power and cooling infrastructure.
For all the advantages virtualization brings to a business, it also brings some unique challenges. The data center infrastructure—which may have been quite sufficient for pre-virtualization needs— could easily become inadequate when data center performance patterns are radically altered.
The Junos Network Analytics suite combines an analytics engine with visual dashboards that present network insights as customizable graphics, statistics and drill-downs.
Cloud computing has reduced Infocomm Asia Holdings' total overall cost of running a data center and provides dynamic resource provisioning for increased business agility.
Last year the U.S. was the least risky place in the world to open a data center, while Indonesia, India and Brazil were at the bottom of the list.