Smart management for midspan Power over Ethernet – SecurityInfoWatch.com
Cameras can be deployed anywhere without having to install costly AC outlets or send electricians to pull cables, modify building plans or get safety approvals. To maximize PoE efficiency, security professionals should take advantage of PoE technology’s comprehensive power-management capabilities.
World’s First LEED Platinum Data Center Opens in Germany – Inhabitat
Germany recently joined the ranks of the green elite with the completion of Citigroup’s stunning new Data Center in Frankfurt. Designed by leading sustainable architecture and engineering firm Arup Associates, the 230,000-square-foot facility’s efficient use of energy and resource-conserving design have made it the first data center in the world to achieve LEED Platinum!
Myths That IT Believes About Client Virtualization – Computerworld
Myth No. 2: Desktop virtualization is a security risk. Perhaps you’ve been told that desktop virtualization is less secure than a physical desktop-in reality, it actually enables a more secure client environment. Most importantly, hosted desktop virtualization removes all of the applications and data from the endpoint device. This means that your data security is immediately improved because you no longer need to worry about devices with sensitive data being lost or stolen.
OK, cloud computing is green. So what? – InfoWorld
I’m not sure that will be an effective argument for cloud computing, and in some cases it will actually be counterproductive. The movement toward cloud computing should not be around looking to cut greenhouse emissions, but around those who are seeking better utilization and efficiencies for IT and, thus, the business. The core benefit is not about lower power consumption, but about a better automated business that’s able run more effectively. Being green is really just a by-product.
MLC for enterprise SSDs: The controller angle – InfoStor
Shadley also notes that, because MLC is slower than SLC, enterprise-class SSDs based on MLC technology will require faster processors, more flash channels, better ways of accessing the flash on those channels, and the ability to take advantage of the new NAND interfaces.
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