Data Center & Infrastructure Report

November 15, 2019

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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Magnitude Software, Inc

ACCESS TO AND INSIGHTS FROM TRUSTED FINANCIAL AND NON-FINANCIAL INFORMATION ACROSS THE ENTERPRISE. Magnitude Software delivers unified application data management to enable the operational efficiencies promised by modern business applications. Our reporting and analytics, master data management, product information management, productivity and data connectivity solutions provide access to and insights from trusted financial and non-financial information across the enterprise. For more information, please visit www.magnitude.com

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2022 Data Center & Infrastructure Report

whitePaper | June 7, 2022

The way in which IT teams responded to the challenges ushered in by the pandemic, as well as the threat of global security breaches, deserves recognition. Teams expertly pivoted, executed what was necessary, and proved change can happen at a rapid pace. While hybrid work and increased security measures introduced new challenges, the industry remains focused on reducing costs and finding ways to diversify data center workloads.

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Cisco ACI and F5 BIG-IP Design Guide

whitePaper | May 12, 2022

The document discusses load balancer design considerations and deployment options in Cisco ACI, specifically with F5 BIG-IP from three aspects: network design, F5 design, and multi-tenant design. This document covers features up to Cisco ACI Release 5.2. One of the key considerations of the network design with load balancer is to ensure incoming and return traffic go through the same load balancer (one exception is direct server return (DSR), which doesn't have this requirement). There are various options you can use to insert the load balancer. One way is to use the load balancer as a gateway for servers or as a routing next hop for routing instances. Another option is to use Source Network Address Translation (SNAT) on the load balancer or use ACI Policy-Based Redirect (PBR) to make the return traffic go back to the load balancer.

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Overcoming IT Monitoring Tool Sprawl with a Single-Pane-of-Glass Solution

whitePaper | January 8, 2020

For years, IT managers have been seeking a single-pane-of-glass tool that can help them monitor and manage all aspects of their IT infrastructure – from desktops to servers, hardware to application code, and network to storage. But many fail to achieve this as they do not know how to implement a single-pane-of-glass solution.

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The Case for Converged Application Infrastructure Performance Monitoring

whitePaper | November 14, 2019

One of the toughest problems facing enterprise IT teams today is troubleshooting slow applications. When a user complains of slowness in application access, all hell breaks loose and the blame game begins: app owners, developers and IT ops teams enter into endless war room sessions to figure out what went wrong and where. Have you also been in this situation before?

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Aging Data Centers and Why Enterprises Shouldn’t Retrofit Them

whitePaper | June 15, 2022

Data creation, consumption, and the need to store and process it may have no foreseeable end, but a data center facility has a closing date. Data centers can last 20 to 30 years, but its economically productive lifespan often caps at 10-15 years. Too often, enterprises attempt to squeeze as much life out of their data centers as possible despite drawbacks.

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Your guide to IT as a Service (ITaaS)

whitePaper | April 15, 2020

Hybrid IT is the operational model sought and used by most large businesses. For the on-premises portion, the difficulty is ensuring it can be deployed with the ease and financial model of the public cloud, yet retain traditional governance and control.

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Spotlight

Magnitude Software, Inc

ACCESS TO AND INSIGHTS FROM TRUSTED FINANCIAL AND NON-FINANCIAL INFORMATION ACROSS THE ENTERPRISE. Magnitude Software delivers unified application data management to enable the operational efficiencies promised by modern business applications. Our reporting and analytics, master data management, product information management, productivity and data connectivity solutions provide access to and insights from trusted financial and non-financial information across the enterprise. For more information, please visit www.magnitude.com

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