Author: Mark Thiele
Most data centres pay less attention to the outcome of changes than a chef does when adding ingredients or spices to a beef stew, writes Mark Thiele of Switch Communications.
Too much time spent fighting fires of maintenance and support and not enough time solving the underlying issues Good leadership, excellent process/automation and solid training essential to reduce risk
The impact of mobility is much more likely to be felt in data centre facility strategies rather than design; Mark Thiele tries to give a view of reality vs. hype.
In many cases, we make pragmatic decisions or fail to implement a reasonably decent solution because the long term risks of ownership cast dark clouds over our choices, writes Mark Thiele.
Too many vendors make claims that they don’t need to make -- claims which are wrong or at best, a bit of a reach, writes Mark Thiele of Switch Communications.
Should an organization pursue a “crowd sourced” solution or use a service or buy a packaged solution? Mark Thiele looks at the pitfalls, risks and rewards of both paths.