data center


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data center

[′dad·ə ‚sen·tər]
(computer science)
An organization established primarily to acquire, analyze, process, store, retrieve, and disseminate one or more types of data.
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Data center facilities are established by either large-scale enterprises or data center service providers that deliver services to enterprises and end-users on demand.
The site overall ranks #1 on Google for a variety of critical keyword terms, such as data centers for lease, data centers for sale, data center business for sale, and data center research.
Or, put another way, appliance and switch-based intelligent storage networks both suffer from discrete capacity limitations that prevent enterprise-wide resource sharing, do not lower storage resource costs, and do not optimize data lifecycle management across the entire data center.
The worldwide enterprise data center networking market is forecast to reach $7 billion by 2007, according to IDC's forthcoming report, Worldwide Enterprise Datacenter Network Forecast, 2003-2007.
BladeLogic's suite of data center automation solutions enables IT organizations to more efficiently manage, control and enforce configuration changes to servers and applications in order to realize maximum business value from the data center.
Virtualized storage has enabled data center operators to make far more efficient use of their storage resources by managing them as a single shared pool of resources, independent of the computing and networking tiers.
Supporting a combined million orders per day from both Schonfeld Group and Lightspeed Holdings, the Great River data center has recorded superior performance results for Lightspeed customers, such as:
Fibre Channel SANs have proven scalability to meet the high-end requirements of an Enterprise Data Center.
The building of our second Jacksonville data center is a great example of Peak 10's local market leadership and unprecedented growth, and further reflects our philosophy and history of investing in the cities we serve to enhance our capabilities with next generation infrastructure," said David Jones, president and chief executive officer of Peak 10.
Power - Data center power consumption has steadily increased over the past several years, but availability and cost of utility power in the megawatt range is expensive and difficult to obtain.
Solutions built with Scalent V/OE and HP BladeSystem will help enterprises increase their data center reliability, responsiveness, flexibility, and asset utilization, further enabling rapid change at lower cost, energy, and time within the HP adaptive infrastructure framework.
The new event is targeted to data center professionals ranging, from IT architects to system administrators, seeking the right products and services to add to their end-to-end solutions as they adapt to ever increasing needs for flexibility, scalability and performance.