Data Center & Infrastructure Report

| November 15, 2019

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IT professionals continuously tackle new and ongoing challenges in connection to the operation and performance of their infrastructure. Managing an organization’s IT infrastructure is a demanding responsibility requiring experience, strategic thinking and the ability to balance current technology challenges and future opportunities.Service Express surveyed IT professionals on a variety of topics from changing technology to plans regarding the use of a hybrid approach to finding the optimal solutions within their data center environments. We think you will find these insights useful in understanding how IT professionals are prioritizing and acting on current and future needs and opportunities.

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Edge computing environments: what you need to know

Article | March 24, 2020

The saying goes: “If you’re not on the edge, you’re taking up too much space”. And compute itself is now moving to the edge, forcing datacentre operators to wring the last drops of productivity from their infrastructure, ahead of a future supporting multi-sensor internet of things (IoT) devices over 5G for machine learning, and even artificial intelligence (AI). Jennifer Cooke, research director of cloud-to-edge datacentre trends at IDC, says datacentre operators need to start thinking about how many systems they will need to roll out, and the people they will need to support them. “Cost becomes the prohibitive factor,”

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How to Decide Between a Hybrid Cloud and Multicloud Environment

Article | March 24, 2020

Judging from search engine traffic — and from the calls I receive — there’s some confusion out there about hybrid cloud and multicloud. More than once, I’ve heard the story of a technology manager’s boss returning from a conference a year or two ago raving about hybrid cloud, only now to insist that the organization needs to pursue a multicloud strategy. This rapid change in focus, combined with continued confusion over the terms themselves, is enough to make an IT professional’s head spin. In truth, hybrid cloud and multicloud (and even some combination of them) are completely viable models, with various organizations relying on each to achieve significant business benefits. But before IT and business leaders can decide which approach makes the most sense for them, they need to step back and ask themselves what outcomes they are trying to achieve.

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We Need to Talk About ‘Cloud Neutrality’

Article | March 24, 2020

We spent a lot of years talking about net neutrality the idea that the companies that provide access to the internet shouldn’t unfairly block, slow down, or otherwise interfere with traffic even if that traffic competes with their services. But there’s an even bigger issue brewing, and it’s time to start talking about it: cloud neutrality. “While its name sounds soft and fluffy,” Microsoft president and general counsel Brad Smith and coauthor Carol Ann Browne write in their recent book, Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age, “in truth the cloud is a fortress.” Their introduction describes the modern marvel of the data center: a 2 million-square-foot, climate-controlled facility made up of colossal electrical generators, diesel fuel tanks, battery arrays, and bulletproof doors

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Future-Proof Your IT: 4 Questions to Find the Right Strategy for You

Article | March 24, 2020

Cloud computing has completely changed the way we do business—and despite common misconceptions, the impact goes way beyond where files are stored. Sales teams can access customer relationship management (CRM) solutions from anywhere in the world, thanks to software as a service (SaaS). SaaS solutions also drive some of today’s most important customer interactions. At the same time, IT departments are under pressure to offer secure storage, lightning fast networking, and fast computing capabilities. There’s an increasing shift to “as a service” consumption models, and there’s a newer option to consider: “pay as you go.” Here’s what you need to consider as you navigate the evolving landscape of IT strategy.

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Infostretch accelerates enterprise-class digital initiatives. We deliver faster and more effectively by unifying expert professional services and best practices with pre-built software frameworks and products. Our 800+ certified development, testing and integration specialists have deep capabilities in DevOps, QE, app development, Cloud, IoT and mobility.

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