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Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Data Center Management

Software-Defined Networking: What Is It and Why Do You Need It?

Network growth is causing a rising number of nightmares for network administrators. As network usage increases, the infrastructure supporting those users becomes increasingly complex and time consuming to control. Despite significant improvements in network automation, human administrators quickly become a bottleneck when the number of users in a network expands rapidly. By implementating SDN, businesses can have a dynamic and flexible network architecture that protects existing investments while future-proofing the network. With SDN, today’s static network can evolve into an extensible service delivery platform capable of responding rapidly to changing business, end-user and market needs.  

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OFFSITE Scales Data Centers for Business Continuity Services with Extreme Networks

Data center, disaster recovery, managed/hosted services, and collocation provider OFFSITE needed to enhance its network to support explosive growth and it needed a network solution that offered high performance, scalability, reliability and ease of configuration and management. By going with Extreme Networks Summit X650 and Summit X460 stackable switches OFFSITE can easily and seamlessly support new customers and end users, quickly and easily turn up new services without service interruptions or degradations and make network management simple, easing the burden for busy staff.

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TE Connectivity: SPH International School System

When Sekolah Pelita Harapan International (SPHI) wa looking for an intelligent system to manage their infrastructure cabling (physical layer 1) to help last through the next 3 generations of equipment changes (approximately 20 years), without any need to change the campus cabling infrastructure, they used TE Connectivity's solutions to provide a comprehensive view of every connection point in the physical layer, improving the productivity and efficiency of physical layer management and maintenance.

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The Foundation of Virtualized Data Center and Campus Networks

Discover why 40/100 GbE matters in an IT landscape of increase virtualization and why it is rapidly gaining traction as a key foundation for building the next generation of virtualized data center and campus environments. Understand why it holds the key to improved capacity, and with proper planning, provide a smooth upgrade path.
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Dell empowers next generation workforce with latest range of devices

Dell has renewed its commitment to today’s ever-changing workforce with the unveiling of its latest range of end user computing products.

Dell’s new range of products comprises both built-for business ultrabooks and personal, everyday notebooks as well as printers and touch monitors that boast improved connectivity and functionality. These all-encompassing devices are dedicated to helping individuals meet their match, complementing different working habits and lifestyles.

Fujitsu launches cloud services in Thailand; targets Japanese SMBs

Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Systems Business (Thailand) Ltd. have launched a cloud service that will deliver private cloud environments from its datacenter in Thailand. The service will be targeting Japanese small and medium-sized enterprises based in Thailand.

Outsourcing no longer IT's main tool to fend off the recession

Global outsourcing market revenue will grow just four percent by 2014, predicts Ovum, reaffirming the view that outsourcing is no longer perceived as the main tool that IT has to fend off the recession. Instead, process optimization and shared services are now regarded as higher priorities. Meanwhile, the crucial market over the next 18 months will be the US, but the current “fiscal cliff” negotiations will add significant complexity to the challenges already facing the outsourcing sector, claims the global analyst firm.

What's making it easier for outsourcing clients to switch?

Until recently, the decision to change IT outsourcing providers almost always came at a high cost. But the advantage that incumbent IT service providers once had is disappearing as transitioning from one vendor to another becomes less painful.

"Back in the day, with the big 'one-neck-to-choke' model, when you switched providers you had to switch everything," says Thomas Young, partner with outsourcing consultancy Information Services Group (ISG).

Global shipments of 3D printers to grow 49% in 2013

Worldwide shipments of 3D printers (3DPs) priced less than US$100,000 will grow 49 percent in 2013 to reach a total of 56,507 units, according to Gartner, Inc.'s first forecast of the less than $100,000 consumer and enterprise 3D printer market. Rapid quality and performance innovations across all 3DP technologies will drive enterprise and consumer demand. Gartner said that shipments will increase further in 2014, growing 75 percent to 98,065 units, followed by a near doubling of unit shipments in 2015.

Emerson launches compact UPS designed for SMBs

Emerson Network Power has announced the region-wide availability of the Liebert NX (10-40 kVA), a compact, reliable and fully integrated uninterruptible power supply (UPS) designed for small to medium businesses.