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2009 Datacenter Recap, What to Expect in 2010

Friday Jan 1st 2010 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Many lessons in managing computer centers the size of a football field were learned this year. How much of that will stick in 2010?

[From ServerWatch]

If this past year in datacenter technology could be summed up in one word, it would be "rethinking." For the last several years, it seemed like people just threw together datacenters all into one or more buildings, but this year, thanks to the pressures of the economy, IT managers finally stopped and took stock of what they were doing.

In more than a few situations, it was a case of "Gee, we should have thought about that sooner." For example, it slowly dawned on management that while the IT department, from the CIO down, was responsible for the computers in a datacenter, IT never got the electric bill. That went to operations.

The article continues at http://www.serverwatch.com/hreviews/article.php/3856101/2009-Datacenter-Recap-What-to-Expect-in-2010.htm

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