Cloud, Fog and the Disappearing Data Center
New forms of hosted and “as-a-service” computing are roiling data center architectures. Here’s what to know when it comes time to downsize the data center and decommission servers.
Walk around the data center of most businesses today and you’ll notice there’s a lot less of … well… just about everything.
The endless rows of racks sporting blinking and flashing servers, the army of power supplies, the steady thrum of legions of cooling fans have either been replaced by high-density, low-power servers packed with virtualized systems or made obsolete by ubiquitous cloud computing services.Read more