IT research and advisory firm Burton Group announced on Monday that it has launched a new service that provides practical advice for IT professionals facing critical data center decisions.
Jamie Lewis, Burton Group's CEO and research chair, says technological advances in the data center, such as server and storage virtualization, storage networking using iSCSI and blade systems, multi-core processors and low power platforms present opportunities to build efficient and productive data centers while reducing costs.
Burton Group's Data Center Strategies research aims to help IT professionals leverage existing and emerging technologies to solve critical data center issues including skyrocketing power and space costs, storage and regulatory data retention, data center systems management and disaster recovery, server sprawl and business continuity planning, says the company.
Technology topics to be covered by DCS include virtualization, storage, compute and operations management.
Source: The WHIR