software asset management
Digitizing Cisco Asset Management
IT experts, ask yourselves these two questions: “What assets do I have? And how am I using them?” If you’re having trouble answering, know that you’re not alone.
Part 2: Ten Learnings and Observations from the 2015 London Gartner Data Center Conference
Last week I attended the 2015 London Gartner Data Center conference. In my first blog (part 1) on this event, I covered some of my main learnings and...
Ten Learnings and Observations from the 2015 London Gartner Data Center Conference (Part 1)
This past week I attended the 2015 Gartner Data Center Conference in London. This is always a great conference to learn from, although it always pays to look out...
Part 2: Why not Initiate a “Save to Invest” Program for your Data Center?
Two weeks ago, in my previous blog, I invited you to consider ways in which you could initiate a “Save to Invest” program for your data center. That is, how can you save money from your current data center spend, in order to re-invest it into currently un- or -under-funded areas of your data center. Thanks to […]
Why not Initiate a “Save to Invest” Program for your Data Center? (Part 1)
As a Scot, I have a natural predisposition – almost a gene – for money saving initiatives! As I’ve been researching new initiatives in my work for Cisco Services over the past few months, I’ve become aware of – for the first time I am ashamed to say in some cases – some huge sinks […]
Part 2: How Many Servers Do You Have …. Comatose and Sitting Idle?!?!
Last week I introduced this topic, the pervasive problem of “comatose” servers in data centers, based upon an interesting recent eWeek article entitled “30 Percent of Servers Worldwide Sit Idle”, which in turn was based upon the research report by Stanford University in conjunction with the Anthesis Group. In my blog, I described the costs […]