Posted on January 23, 2019 by Jessica Ciesla
Data center managers need to leverage the right tools if they want to successfully monitor mission critical IT devices. However, in an effort to reduce costs, far too often data center managers are tempted into taking unnecessary risks that not only threaten business continuity but put the entire infrastructure at risk. Fortunately, through best practice approaches, these risks can be mitigated and the optimal levels of environmental monitoring can be achieved.
Posted on January 17, 2019 by Jessica Ciesla
Content originally sourced from IDC.
Traditional data centers must prepare for future changes to the industry. In fact, it's no longer a matter of "if" but "when" these changes will occur. As the amount of data that is consumed each day increases, so too will data centers need to increase their operational efficiencies as they respond to challenges associated with emerging technologies, environmental concerns, and higher costs.
Posted on January 8, 2019 by Jessica Ciesla
Did you know that data centers represent an impressive 1.8 percent of the total energy consumption within the United States? As anyone knows, energy consumption is expensive. The challenge for many data centers is that future energy usage is expected to continue to increase (as will their respective costs). This challenge is further escalated by the fact that many data centers are ineffectively using what energy resources they do have.
Posted on December 27, 2018 by Jessica Ciesla
All too often shrinking budgets within the education sector cause an array of IT challenges. For one large state university in the northeast, the challenge of a shrinking budget was threatening to limit their ability to use more than one data center. In order to overcome this challenge, the university turned to the Raritan team for a bit of help and of course expertise in data monitoring, security, and storage solutions.
Posted on December 13, 2018 by Jessica Ciesla
The rise in cyber-attacks and ransomware threats have many businesses increasing their IT infrastructure security. Unfortunately, in an effort to increase security, far too many businesses overlook the proper configuration of IT devices and systems, as well as the importance of creating an enforceable security policy. The best data security policy in the world means nothing if networks and devices aren't properly configured, and if employees ignore the best practices that are in place to prevent cyber-attacks.