In the current climate, license management and optimisation has become an increasingly important issue facing IT decision makers, thanks to its ability to lower overall software spend and reduce compliance risks. Most companies could quickly reduce software maintenance costs by around 5% simply by identifying surplus licenses and eliminating unused products. This paper from Kosten Metreweli of Tideway looks at how this can be achieved, and the processes that IT directors can put in place to quic
Because air-intake temperature is a known significant factor in IT equipment reliability and availability, Upsite Technologies, Inc. commissioned an independent, third-party organization to study the effect of blanking (filler) panels on airflow patterns and IT equipment intake temperatures within equipment (server) cabinets. Read about the results.
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A number of years ago there was a good deal of discussion about the problem of fiber skew in high speed optical links, but the issue has taken a back seat as laser optimized fibers became available to extend link distances for 1 and 10 Gb Ethernet systems serially. The development of 40-100 Gb Ethernet links using parallel transmission has once again brought up skew as a possible concern. This article will show that CommScope can continue to install standard optical fiber trunk cables used today
Eric Leichter, Fiber Training Manager and Mike Barnick, Senior Manger Solutions Marketing, CommScope Enterprise Solutions explain in this white paper how to save energy and money by greening the Data Centre