Data Center Optimization: How to Do More Without More Money

Data Center Knowledge

DCIM How to… Manage Power and CoolingOperating efficiently and effectively in the land of "more" without more money means optimization at all levels: hardware, software, and even policies and procedures. Read More.

Step-By-Step: How to Clean Install Windows 10


One question that is frequently asked both in person and online as of late is as follows: “How do I perform a clean install of Windows 10 when upgrading from Windows 7 or Windows 8?”

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How to Prevent DRUPS-Related Data Center Outages

Data Center Knowledge

If you're deploying DRUPS, here's what to watch for. How to… Manage Power and Cooling UptimeDRUPS systems were implicated in several high-profile outages recently. Read More.

How to Deploy and Install Office 365 Applications via SCCM CB


to clients using SCCM CB. The post How to Deploy and Install Office 365 Applications via SCCM CB appeared first on Anoops. We can deploy Office 365 apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

Hyper-segmentation – How to Avoid Cyber Disasters


Like other man-made disasters, we need to find a way to prevent cyber disasters. While people often think of security as just the tools used to protect the network, it’s not about that any more. Their SDN Fx solution is testament to that. How it works.

Recognizing Relevant Big Data and How to Use It


Big Data is everywhere you look, and we have seen how useful it can be. Among billions of terabytes of data gathered, there is a treasure of marketing data that businesses need to understand in order to know what is relevant and how to use it to get better business results.

How To Unlock Tech Industry Digital Transformation

Forrester IT

But many tech companies find it difficult to leave their product-centric models behind and focus on customer outcomes. Of course this isn't a problem unique to the tech industry. It's no surprise that tech companies are vested in the digital transformation of their customers.

How to simplify IT integration

Computer Weekly

Pressure on IT is mounting and point-to-point integration does not scale. Opening up APIs is one of the approaches now being considered

Here’s How Azure Stack Will Integrate into Your Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

You get the benefits of both public cloud and your own data centers but expect to do things differently. Cloud DevOps How to… Manage MicrosoftRead More.

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How to handle detractors to digital transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

It takes a lot of effort to align an organization to a digital strategy and digital transformation program. They are disruptive programs that aim to drive growth through new products and customer experiences and not everyone in the front office is going to want a new direction. They also require changes to the underlying business processes by advancing customer service capabilities, cio digital transformation leadership organizational change

Data Center Strategy: Tips for Better Capacity Planning

Data Center Knowledge

Here's how to make smarter capacity planning decisions Read More. How to… Manage Uptime

How To Write Meaningful Agile User Stories

Social, Agile and Transformation

A mature team can easily overwhelm a Story with implementation details and acceptance criteria to the point where the value of the story to the User can get. Many teams struggle with defining "good" Agile Stories. Newly formed agile teams sometimes struggle with the basics, "What is a story?" and can be challenged understanding the difference between a story, group of stories, epics or tasks.

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10 Things Every CIO Must Know about Their Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

Featured How to… Manage UptimeWhile data centers aren’t necessarily something CIOs think about on a daily basis, there are some essential things every executive in this role must know about their organization’s data center operations. Read More.

How To ‘Refactor’ Monolithic Applications into Microservices

Data Center Knowledge

Monoliths put business logic into the core of the application, implemented by modules that define services, domain objects and events. Read More. Industry Perspectives

How to diagnose cloud performance issues

David Linthicum

You don’t know where to look first? Everything you need to know now. However, you do have to understand where to look first, and what tools to use. To read this article in full, please click hereIs your public cloud-based workload too slow? Here are some quick guidelines for diagnosing the root cause of most performance issues.

Harvey: Hurricane Preparation Tips for Data Center Managers

Data Center Knowledge

Featured How to… Manage UptimeHere are some essential steps data center crews should take before, during, and after an extreme-weather event Read More.

How To Handle Difficult Agile Product Owners

Social, Agile and Transformation

There are many product owners that understand agile practices, enjoy collaborating with technologists and leverage data to make sound prioritization choices. But if you've practiced agile long enough you've probably experienced a dark product owner who's exhibited some of the bad behaviors of product owners that I posted a couple of months ago. At the extreme, these product owners only care. agile software development cio it management organizational change product management

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Windows 10 Tips: How to Delay or Defer Windows Updates


Reason being, it allows us at CANITPRO.NET to listen to the IT professional audience in attendance speak their minds about Windows.( Step-By-Step WSUS Anthony Bartolo How to delay Windows 10 updates Service Branch System Center 2012 Windows 10 Windows Update how-to

How to choose between Native Apps or the Responsive Web?


In the second article of how CTO’s can create a framework for enterprises to adopt mobile for growth we look at one of the early decisions to be made - that is choosing to build native apps or adopt the responsive web. They have access to core device level features.

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How to Survive a Cloud Meltdown

Data Center Knowledge

It’s all about redundancy, but there are many ways to do it, and it won’t be cheap. Read More. Amazon Cloud Computing Data Center Strategies Downtime Featured

The Data Center of the Future and Cloud Disaster Recovery

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud How to Disaster recovery and business continuity -- no longer a cumbersome duo. Read More.

The Right Questions to Ask About Data Center Strategy

Data Center Knowledge

Data Center World Featured How to Data center customers often don’t ask some of the most important questions. Here's what they are. Read More.

How to combat software auditors

Computer Weekly

Software audits can be a huge waste of time and resources for IT departments

If Everything is a Service, Why Do We Need Data Centers?

Data Center Knowledge

How to What are the duties of the data center manager in an everything-as-a-service world? Read More.

How to Create an Agnostic Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

Bill Kleyman looks at how to create a truly agnostic cloud. The future cloud model will be truly abstracted. Numerous new types of connections help shape your cloud. Cloud Computing hybrid cloud

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How to Prepare Tech Leaders in Your Company


A survey by the United States Department of Labor unveiled that in America, an average individual born in the late 50s or early 60s had to hunt for a job virtually 18 times till they attained the age of 48. This only signals that the search of employment is obligatory. With many job applicants today, […]. CTO News

Step-By-Step: Setting up Active Directory in Windows Server 2016


This post will detail how to install active directory on Windows Server 2016. Before the AD install however it is important to understand what is the minimum requirement to install windows server 2016. First thing to check is IP address configuration.

What is a NOC, and How It Improves Data Center Availability

Data Center Knowledge

Here are some important points to consider. Featured How to Should you invest in a NOC? If so, do you build one in-house, or outsource? Read More.

How to Reuse Waste Heat from Data Centers Intelligently

Data Center Knowledge

There are two big problems with reusing server exhaust heat, but there are also good solutions to both of them Read More. Cooling Data Center Design Featured Green Data Centers

How to keep multicloud complexity under control

David Linthicum

Although this seems to provide the best flexibility, there are trade-offs to consider. The drawbacks I see at enterprise clients relate to added complexity. To the cloud! Dig into the the red-hot open source framework in InfoWorld’s beginner’s guide to Docker. ]. For example, one client confused security systems and thus inadvertently left portions of its database open to attack. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

How to improve IoT security

Network World

The tsunami-sized trend to add intelligence with sensors and actuators and to connect devices, equipment and appliances to the internet poses safety, security and privacy risks. The authors quantify the risks of Internet of Things (IoT) devices: To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Hybrid cloud? Private cloud? Public cloud? Multicloud? How to choose

David Linthicum

Many enterprise IT shops, and most enterprise technology companies, have pledged allegiance to the hybrid cloud model. Their reasons are self-serving: Large enterprise software and hardware vendors have to believe in hybrid cloud computing, because they have the datacenter side of things to think about, and that where they make money. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

How to Manage Cloud Resources Wisely

Data Center Knowledge

Do you know the limitations of your cloud? Read More. Cloud Computing Featured cloud