forklift upgrade


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forklift upgrade

A major change in IT infrastructure, which generally includes new hardware and software, as well as a considerable amount of training. The term dates back to the 1960s when computers weighed several hundred pounds and actually required a forklift to move them. See upgrade.
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For scalability, a data center switch should be designed with excess capacity, allowing for substantial growth without the need for a forklift upgrade. It should also have modular 10-GbE interfaces, allowing IT to add high-speed interfaces, as needed, for trunking or core uplinks.
Sometimes the plumbing and the infrastructure gets to the point of no return, and retailers have to do the sadly decried forklift upgrade. But that's not pleasant, so I think people are trying to avoid that stuff and to get things happening in a more adaptable way.
"It depends on where you are starting from and where you want to go as to whether it is a forklift upgrade or a gentle migration," says Dugdale.
The school evaluated several options for a forklift upgrade of the entire Cox campus, and selected Extreme Networks.
Brocade argued that unlike McData's forthcoming device, its new Silkworm 24000 runs in the same chassis as the older 12000, saving customers the costs of a forklift upgrade of an entire box
"Netezza removed the price/performance bottleneck, making it possible to reduce the analysis of billions of call detail records from more than 36 hours to just 26 minutes, without a multi-million-dollar, forklift upgrade to our systems.
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According to the company, Evergreen Storage is its pledge to enable customers to take advantage of the latest flash technology as it becomes available, via non-disruptive upgrades -- avoiding the forklift upgrade that typically dominated their old purchasing cycles.
Several IS appliances have been seamlessly upgraded using Radware's on demand scalability capability a a simple, extendable software license - which eliminates the need for a costly forklift upgrade a no need to 'rip and replace' the current infrastructure, or change configurations; which results in zero down time.
This allows organizations to realize the benefits of virtualization, without having to undergo a forklift upgrade to a new system.
By leveraging the FastIron SuperX, all switch ports can operate at gigabit speeds and can be incrementally upgraded to support Power over Ethernet (PoE) without the need for a forklift upgrade. Advanced network intelligence features like traffic accounting, always-on intrusion detection and network remediation all play integral roles in the operation of the network.