Archive for: June 2014

Preparing for the Industrial IP World Cup

The FIFA World Cup brings out the competitive instincts of sports fans across the globe. The strategies, styles, skills and depth of teams around the globe are tested and validated like no other sporting event. How much training and practice does it take to play at that elite level? If you have participated as a […]

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Twitter’s Infrastructure Team Matures, Making the Fail Whale a Thing of the Past

Twitter’s infrastructure team has managed to kill the notorious Fail Whale, which signified a Twitter outage, and Raffi Krikorian, the company’s vice president of platform engineering, says the team likes to think the creature (which a few years ago used to show up on users’ screens instead of their Twitter feed quite often) is now a thing of the past.

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Wiley Announces Cabling: The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic … – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Cabling : The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking, 5th Edition is a comprehensive resource packed with expert advice and best practices for implementing data center , local, access, metropolitan and wireless networks with data rates ranging from 100Mbps to 100Gbps using copper and fiber optic cabling.

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A ScaleMatrix Case Study – Power Management, Uptime and Cloud

Let’s look at the modern data center. At the core, it sits as the foundation for all key technologies impacting the current organization. As more users, applications and workloads connect into the data center platform, there will be even greater demands around resource utilization.

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Cyan’s Planet Orchestrate Integrates Cloud, NFV and WAN

Cyan announced Planet Orchestrate, a multi-vendor and multi-domain, network function virtualization and Cloud orchestration application for its Blue Planet software defined network platform. The new application combines WAN service creation and automation with the orchestration of virtual resources, creating a software-defined engine for revenue generation in carrier networks.

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Facebook Breaks the Network Switch Up Into Modules

After it customized servers and storage to optimize for its applications and to enable its developers to roll out new software features at lightning speeds, networking switches were the remaining component of Facebook’s infrastructure that was a “black box,” with tightly coupled vendor-designed proprietary software and hardware.

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HP’s Liquid Cooled Apollo Is Not Rocket Science by Peter Judge

HP has used warm-water cooling to make its new Apollo 8000 more efficient – and it’s taken a straightforward engineering path to get there.

The high-performance computing (HPC) system was created for the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), which says it has achieved a PUE of 1.06, and is getting a steady supply of water at 40C for heating its buildings.

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Using a Role-Based Approach to Permissions Management

Does your organization have more applications today than even just a year ago? And are you finding that managing permissions for those applications is more difficult—far more difficult—than it used to be? Does achieving regulatory compliance seem impossible?

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Bits Blog: The Era of Cloud Computing

Analysts estimate that over the next six years 90 percent of new spending on Internet and communications technologies will be on cloud-based technology.

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10G to 40G Migration Using the PanMPO Connector

Historically, MPO connectors had to be ordered with the correct gender and polarity because they could not be changed in the field. The PanMPO connector changes that, allowing installers to change both polarity and gender quickly and easily, simplifying the migration to 40G Ethernet while maintaining standards compliance. Because of this, data center operators only […]

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