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SlideShare – Web Scale vs Traditional IT – How to have it all

The utilization efficiency, flexibility and scalability of Web-scale architectures appeal to the more traditional data center, but Enterprise IT needs the ability to run existing, Windows back-office applications and can’t sacrifice performance and reliability. Web-scale architectures are more than just

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Storage Q&A: How can the Enterprise embrace Web-scale?

Enterprise data centers are looking longingly at web-scale cloud providers. They envy the cloud providers’ ability to scale rapidly so they can meet performance and capacity demands. They also envy the cloud providers’ cost effectiveness of the designs. In this

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The second Web-scale problem – can’t run Microsoft Applications

In our last column, we discussed one of the challenges that web-scale architectures face when the enterprise tries to adopt them: “The first Web-scale problem – too many parts”. As we discussed in our on demand webinar, “Web-scale vs. Enterprise

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The first Web-scale problem – too many parts

While originally intended for online application and storage providers, web-scale architectures have plenty of capabilities that catch the attention of enterprise IT. A web-scale architecture’s ability to scale both performance and capacity in a cost effective manner is at the

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Webinar – Web-scale vs. Enterprise IT

Get the Best of Web-Scale and Enterprise IT for Business Applications The utilization efficiency, flexibility and scalability of Web-scale architectures appeal to the more traditional data center, but Enterprise IT needs the ability to run existing, Windows back-office applications and

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Preparing For Virtualization 3.0

Virtualization 3.0 is the eventual end-game for the data center. In this environment the host will become the ‘atomic’ element of the data center, with applications, storage and networking all centered on this single element, for the most part. Clearly,

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Rack Density – The Key to Maximum Virtualization ROI

Data center floor space is an increasing concern for IT managers. Once the walls of the data center have been reached, the only options are to either decrease the amount of devices in the current data center or to build

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