Category Archives: Maintenance

Can we really make Autonomic Network systems succeed?

The real world is uncertain. Thats a given. Our networks, at their most fundamental, carry the real world from one point to another and therefore by definition carry that uncertainty during every moment they operate. Any autonomic system which seeks … Continue reading

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Energy Retrofits and Building Automation Save the Life and Expenses of a Building

The environmental impact buildings have in the UK is at alarming levels — accounting for 40% of the nation’s energy usage and an equal percentage of carbon output, and, when you consider water consumption, waste management and vehicle transportation for … Continue reading

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I.T. Consolidation, Maintenance & Monitoring

With a new calendar year comes a new set of goals and budget challenges for every department in your organization. While director level execs  are working together to maintain or improve vital business services, many of the executives focusing on … Continue reading

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Be Sure to Plan Carefully When Virtualizing Your Infrastructure

There is a lot of excitement around Microsoft virtualization technologies these days and rightfully so. One of the ‘hottest’ areas right now appears to be making virtual machines highly available using Windows Server R2 Failover Clusters so end users can … Continue reading

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Hybrid clouds – merge the benefits of private and public clouds

In order to fully leverage the benefits of both public and private cloud computing, it seems that some kind of hybrid cloud computing could be the viable solution many enterprises are seeking. By implementing a hybrid cloud strategy, enterprises perhaps … Continue reading

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