The Apparent Connection between CIO's Success and Business Outcomes
To the Cloud & Beyond A Death Knell for Private Data Centers?
Data Center of the Future
Mastering Partnership with a Remote Data Center
Understanding the Business First
Aaron Gette, CIO, The Bay Club Company
Datascience: The Three Lessons Learnt
David Elges, Chief Information Officer, DC Government
Data Center Evolution
Paul Schultz, VP of Data Center, Cloud & Infrastructure BU, KGP Companies
How Today's Data Centers Enable CDNs
Georgios Kyriakopoulos, VP of Equity Research, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
Thank you for Subscribing to CIO Applications Weekly Brief
Ways to Optimize Data Center Capacity
With acceleration in the accretion of data, storage space is running out fast, and it is becoming highly expensive for each company to store data on-premise. Against that background, cloud storage is a better option for companies to maintain and access their data, albeit it is stored in a remote data center location. But the data centers are about to fall short to the on-coming data as more devices are about to be connected with IoT.
To optimize data center operations, infrastructure management is essential. Data scientists and managers have to maximize their space utilization with a properly equipped infrastructure in a high-powered environment. It is vital for the data center to have a proper cooling and airflow management system in place to reduce the cost of ventilation as the constant 24/7 use of the server generates a massive amount of heat and energy. Moreover, cable, power, and network lines management is essential as the separation of the various wires will help the data scientists reach the point of problem in case of short-circuits and faulty electrical surges.
Security at these remote places is critical as each server is important for the cloud to function efficiently. Therefore, access to the IT equipments should be fairly controlled with high authentication support to prevent unforeseeable breaches. With that in mind, the complexity and cost associated with the maintenance of a data center can be reduced with the help of a proper data center cabinet ecosystem.