February 18, 2021
As we reach the one-year mark of the pandemic, enterprises and data center providers have continued to keep their data centers up and running thanks to remote management tools and a reduced IT staff that go on-site to maintain the physical infrastructure.
February 10, 2021
The new year is underway, but because of the ongoing pandemic, some of the trends and issues that data center operators tackled in 2020 are carrying over in 2021. That includes the acceleration of digital transformation projects and providing technology and support for a remote workforce.
December 16, 2020
The financial reality of working in or near data center and critical environments is that you don’t always have the resources you need to manage the facility in an ideal way. The expectations of company leadership who are trying to meet current demands don’t always mesh with the reality of the investments in infrastructure made several years or even a decade ago. To help bridge that gap, Raritan is introducing the new SRC Smart Rack Controller, a cost-effective way to bring actionable data to your existing infrastructure.
December 1, 2020
It is often said that KVM switches provide “BIOS-Level Access” and this is a big advantage of KVM Switches over other forms of remote management. But what does this actually mean and why is it so important? How do KVM Switches provide this and why is it important? This blog introduces these topics. A future blog will cover more advanced features and topics.
October 26, 2020
In a report released last month by 451 Research, the overall prognosis for IT spending during the pandemic is not a good one. The report notes that their leading indicator plunged “. . . to the worst level over the last decade.” Given the impact of the pandemic on the global economy, and on small businesses in particular, it is no surprise that these overall gauges of spending in our industry are showing negative numbers. One of the few bright spots in the report, however, is the fact that the pandemic “. . . compels organizations to adopt work-from-home business practices,” a category that has seen a 41% growth amidst a sea of negative numbers.