Infrastructure & Operations

Storyboard: Renovate the Data Center

Successful data center renovation projects involve more than refreshing specific components of the facility. Renovation projects are more complex than first thought and...

Data Center Annual Review Checklist

Completing an annual review of the data center resource utilization and physical condition plays a crucial part in overall capacity planning and IT effectiveness....

Open Source Software Catalog 2010

Open source software may benefit the enterprise, but first the enterprise must discover what tools exist. To get started, check out the Optaros EOS Directory Web site,...

Data Center Co-location Site Visit and Evaluation Checklist

Vendor co-location site visits can validate decisions or uncover vendor inadequacies and biases. Conduct site visits to shortlisted data center co-location vendors to add...

Data Center Co-location SLA & Service Definition Template

A co-location Service Level Agreement (SLA) provides a definition of performance for the negotiated service. SLAs ensure accountability on the part of the service...

Top 10 Strategies for Reducing Costs

Cutting costs can be an overwhelming and painful task, but knowing where to focus your efforts can make it easier. Take a look at our top ten favorite strategies. It...

Negotiation Tips How to Save $ With Vendors

Knowledge is power. Go into your vendor negotiations with these tips and tools in your back pocket.

Quick Wins Save 5% Now!

Do you need to make a difference this week? This month? Take a look at these tactics and tools to build your guerilla plan.

Move a Data Center

IT managers may only face a data center move once or twice in their professional lives, and therefore may have little knowledge of how to approach the project.

Data Center Relocation Budget Tool

A data center move has numerous one-time and ongoing expenses spanning a range of areas and project phases. It is important to develop an accurate budget up front so that...
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