What's In This EBook
Data Center Storage
With the total volume of data stored on magnetic media doubling every two years, total storage by 2020 is forecast to reach 44 zettabytes (44 trillion gigabytes). The kinds of storage technology you can choose fall into three tiers.
Data Center Networking
There are three layers of functionality in a network that should be taken into consideration in a data center modernization planning effort: the network access layer, the distribution layer, and the network core layer.
Data Center Servers
Using heavy duty servers, each dedicated to run a specific application suite, has long been the traditional approach for providing compute power. As a data center is modernized, such servers are increasingly used to virtualize multiple virtual machine servers.