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    Why The Super Bowl is A Model for Data Center Consolidation Perfection

    by RJ Tee

    The Super Bowl continues to be one of the most watched television events in history, year after year. In fact, last year’s game where the New England Patriots took on the Seattle Seahawks became the No. 1 most watched televised event ever with an astounding 114.4 million viewers. And while you might be thinking about the outrageous strain on bandwidth—and thereby power consumption—required to broadcast this live event to televisions across the nation, the Super Bowl is actually one of the most energy efficient live broadcasted events.

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    Scaling Back Your Data Center? Don’t Forget to Do This

    by RJ Tee

    Data centers are quickly disappearing, explains a new report from IDC. According to the report, data centers across the world are dropping in numbers and in square footage annually. In 2015, there were 8.55 million data centers in the world. By the end of 2017, this figure will drop to at least 8.4 million. And by 2021, there will only be about 7.2 million data centers — a total reduction of 15 percent from 2015.

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    Dilbert’s Top 5 Lessons for the Data Center: Number Four

    by RJ Tee

    There is a lot of value in server virtualization and consolidation projects!

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    Consolidating Your Data Centers? Focus on Power Management

    by RJ Tee

    According to the Wall Street Journal, the agency is also rationalizing its applications and systems portfolios as it prepares to migrate workloads into core and enterprise data centers. The overhaul is part of the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative, a plan implemented in 2010 to reduce hardware, software and operations costs within federal data centers. The initiative also mandates agencies integrate efficient computing platforms, increase security measures and use more green IT solutions.

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