Gartner Data Center Conference to throw Light on Infrastructure and Cloud Computing Begins Today in Las Vegas

gartner-cloud-computingInformation technology related business has revolutionized during recent years due to the widespread impact of cloud computing, social and mobile technologies. This has brought many issues and opportunities for the infrastructure and operations I&O organizations especially for the data center operators across the globe. Gartner’s data center conference will explore the new dimensions of this business. – Influenced by the cloud computing technologies and demands of the marketplace, the data center business both the infrastructure and operating companies are looking for  the most intelligent solutions to transform the infrastructure and operations in a smart way to make the most of  the forces that are changing the IT industry drastically.

According to the Gartner’s website the conference will start from 9th of December 2013 and will conclude on 12th of December 2013. The agenda is very contemporary, which will provide a deeper insight into different domains of IT business especially Cloud computing, data center operations, social applications, mobile related applications and services and other modern technologies related to data. The conference would be attended by major experts in the industry and researcher, who will be sharing their experience and vision with the audience regarding the infrastructure and operation I&O entities .

The major challenges posed by the dynamic cloud-based data center business such as – mobility with secure BYOD strategy, mitigation of the cost of infrastructure without sacrificing the quality of data delivery in the cloud, developing and retaining the best talent in I&O and data center domains and finally the development of the best cloud strategies for organizations to effectively implement and benefit from this wonderful technology.

It was further described on the website that a large section of this conference would also be dedicated to discussing the way outs for developing the power, cooling and space efficient data centers, which can realize the real opportunities to provide the most cost efficient cloud based service to startups and other businesses. The “intelligent data center” business operations would be the focal point of this conference – the different ways to synchronize the explosions of the modern digital technologies would be discussed that can create the competitive advantages and the business value for the operators in this domain of industry.

There is a long list of major organizations that are participating this conference to share their expertise and experiences.

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The transaction will enable data center operator to provide their clientele with the required infrastructure to deliver a comprehensive end-to-end solution. This will be provided to the clients regardless of their platforms as stated GBS.

The colocation and web hosting provider IDC Global Networks provides a range of solutions including colocation, hosting, managed services, network security, WAN, and wireless services.

The company also helps clients make the transition from big, expensive on-premise computing centers to dynamic, flexible and economical off-premise computing solutions. The company also has data centers in Chicago, New York and even London.

The acquisition will offer a platform for GBS to extend and scale these cloud automation services. The company will market them under the label “GROUP Live”.

GBC will be able to extend its offering into the areas of infrastructure-as-a-service as well as web hosting and outsourcing capabilities for its customer base.

“IDC Global is a perfect fit for us. It provides our customers the best choices in managed, hosting and cloud computing services, new revenue streams for our stakeholders and allows us to extend beyond Lotus,” says CEO of GBS, Joerg Ott in a statement.

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Logicalis IT Buys Web Hosting And Data Center Operator Netarx – 2011-07-09 – UK based IT services and solutions provider Logicalis Group Inc., announced this week it has completely acquired data center operator and services provider Netarx for up to $34 million.

Netarx data center operator provides various IT professional services including managed web hosting services, data center solutions, collaboration, and infrastructure design solutions to all clients throughout the Great Lakes and Arizona.

This complete acquisition builds upon Logicalis existing strong Midwestern presence by expanding its IT consulting and services business, enhancing Logicalis managed services capabilities and adding a Tier 1 service desk.

The deal will also provide all Netarx clients with full access to Logicalis outsourced web based services, cloud web hosting and data center management solutions across the United States.

Netarx data center operator provides IT services delivery, very innovative useful tools used to monitor almost any network environments and remote operations services that help customers take a proactive approach to IT.

Since its founding, the company has grown to achieve annualized revenues of about $60 million.

“This acquisition further enhances our service portfolio over the US, with a services offering that goes beyond the infrastructure design and lifecycle management, and takes us to different areas of our customers’ business,” said Ian Cook, CEO of Logicalis Group. “This move accelerates the development of a ‘Business Transformation Service’ offering which combines deep technical knowledge with practical IT business application.”

In addition to Netarx significant presence in Michigan, the company has technical and sales team in Arizona, Indiana and even Ohio. This should help to expand growth for Logicalis existing offices in those metropolitan areas.

Logicalis company provides fully integrated information and complete cycle of communications technology solutions and services, including collaboration, data center solution, various cloud web hosting services, and managed IT services.

Logicalis Group has annualized revenues of over $1 billion, from operations in the different regions including UK, US, Germany, South America and Asia Pacific.

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