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Case Study: An open letter to the open source community

We need more from you, say IT managers

Information transformation

Take a holistic infrastructure view and move to a utility-style computing model

Outsourcing looks good

One answer to unreliability and disorganisation

Case Study: Supercomputer stays cool

It's just a data centre with industry-standard components

Case Study: Crunching the numbers

Managing your IP addresses is becoming ever more important.

Cooling the data centre

Checklist items for your ensuring your cooling systems are working with max efficiency

Consolidation versus virtual

The benefits and risks of consolidating functions on a single device, expertly discussed.

Case Study: Making the case for the new data centre

A California law firm puts some of the hottest new technologies into practice.

Make utility computing work in a data centre

Vendors all have architectures and strategies - but what about implementation?

Case Study: Visa extends data centre monitoring

Unified sensor systems allow data and facilities managers to monitor the health of all systems.

The case for fractional 10Gig Ethernet

It takes work to add Gigabit Ethernet links together, but it could well be worth it.

Security attributes of a server management platform

Key questions when specifying a data centre automation platform.

Case Study: Pitney Bowes pushes the envelope (with wireless CRM)

And they're thinking outside the box, too

Layer by layer

Some recommendations to help transform your company IT system into a corporate asset

The mindset matters

This company's decentralised approach has had costly long-term results

Out with the old, in with the new data centre

How to solve the mess that resulting from organic growth at the expense of order and method

Case Study: DWDM cures New York Presbyterian Hospital

Gives ATM the heave in favour of a home-grown broadband network over dark fibre.

Case Study: Different shades of grid

Three early adopters talk about the benefits and challenges of large-scale enterprise grids

Case Study: Automated tools help, but don't cure all patch ills

Successful patch management requires planning, processes, testing, integration of multiple security tools.

Case Study: Information lifecycle management and the SNIA

A GlassHouse view on ILM development and the SNIA.

How to get to utility computing

Moving from departmental silos to a shared architecture won't be easy, but the pay-off is huge.

Planning NetApp filer volumes

Volume deployment planning on Network Appliance Filers.

Monitor your server room, not just your server

Understanding the server environment is more important than ever.

Application Response Time Monitoring

Measuring the speed your network provides to your users.

Provisioning Windows servers

Investment in automation can make successive installs much easier.


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