Monday, August 29, 2005

This Week: Life in the fast lane

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A newsletter from TechTarget
August 29, 2005

IN THIS ISSUE:
> From the Editor: Fast Guide to technology
> Learning Center: Networking
> ITKnowledge Exchange: Got question? Find answer. Save the day.
> Site Highlights: Learning Guide: Grid computing
> White Papers: Data Centers: Best Practices for Security and
Performance
> Webcasts: Advancements in data center technologies
> More From SearchDataCenter: The latest news and advice

FROM THE EDITOR
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Fast Guide to technology
[Kate Evans-Correia]
kevans@techtarget.com

Sometimes, all you want is a quick reference to clarify a point,
determine a standard, identify a cable. Too often, that requires
wading through pages and pages of text. Our editors have filtered
through dozens of white papers, articles and other references to
bring you our new Fast Guide to Technology--a series of at-a-glance
reference quides. These guides let you quickly identify different
technologies, standards or processes. We're thinking you're going to
find them extremely useful. Here are the first three in our series.


Fast Guide: Cabling
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Fast Guide: Storage
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Fast Guide: Disaster Recovery
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If you'd like to comment on these guides or have suggestions about
future guides, please contact me at kevans@techtarget.com
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LEARNING CENTER
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Networking

This Learning Guide
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> See the guide:
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ITKNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE
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Got question? Find answer. Save the day.
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SITE HIGHLIGHTS
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Learning Guide: Grid computing
This learning guide puts all grid computing related news, advice,
whitepapers, and other resources at your fingertips.
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FEATURED WHITE PAPERS
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Data Centers: Best Practices for Security and Performance
Published by: Cisco Systems, Inc.
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FEATURED WEBCASTS
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Advancements in data center technologies
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MORE FROM SEARCHDATACENTER
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Carbon nanotubes, cylinders thousands of times thinner than a human
hair, could be used to cram transistors onto chips. But in the short
term they might keep your servers cool.
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NEWS: Alien crosstalk still a threat to data centers

As cabling becomes more densely packed, the threat of electromagnetic
disruption caused by alien crosstalk is getting worse, despite new
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TIP: From here to there: Fiber optics over Wi-Fi

n this tip you will read various opinions on how to set up networking
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TIP: Preventing data center power failures

When a power failure happens in your data center, do you point the
finger at the facilities department or at yourself? Many managers
would rather avoid the issue. But according to this expert, burying
your head in the sand is no solution and instead offers tips on how
to protect your data center. Read the tip
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