What to consider before moving to Hyper Converged Infrastructure

Public and private organizations which are looking to consolidate their data center infrastructure can take the assistance of hyper convergence technology which brings compute, networking and storage resources together in a single pre-configured appliance with a single set of management controls. Its a precedence of convergence technology where disparate platforms are bought close together. Hyper … More What to consider before moving to Hyper Converged Infrastructure

Requirements for storage consolidation in data centers!

Storage sprawl has increased in data centers in recent times and the only solution to curb it is through storage consolidation. But there is a misconception that data center investment in a consolidated architecture will lead to a compromise in its agility. This is completely wrong and to prove it, here’s a bit of technical … More Requirements for storage consolidation in data centers!

Server Consolidation doubles up US Government Data Center count

US Government is in plans to consolidate all its agency servers by this year end and so took up the initiative to first figure out the exact number of server closets in its agencies and than plan accordingly on its IT facility count. However, this move is not going in an easy way like expected, … More Server Consolidation doubles up US Government Data Center count

Storage Consolidation initiates downtime for servers at State Employment Department

State Employment Department witnessed a server downtime due to which $17 million worth of unemployment benefits failed to reach its beneficiaries. The downtime was caused due to the addition of storage capacity to servers by the technicians of Hitachi. Hitachi was assigned the duty of providing storage infrastructure to State Employment Department in June 2004 … More Storage Consolidation initiates downtime for servers at State Employment Department

Storage Server failure pushes French government into financial losses

French Government financial status fell into jeopardy, when one of the storage servers in its data center failed for almost 43 minutes, thus, pushing the government into temporary monetary losses. The glitch in the server was restored after 4 days and this accounted to the loss of revenue to the government’s treasury. According to a … More Storage Server failure pushes French government into financial losses

Server Consolidation cannot always turn positive

Data Center Consolidation driven Virtualization has revolutionized Server and Storage environment to a major extent in recent times. In order to lessen the hardware count, utilizing a single physical server to the fullest and thus providing abundant server resources is making more IT people embrace this concept to full extent. But issues like hardware failure … More Server Consolidation cannot always turn positive