Data Center Colocation

Owning a Data Center vs. Buying Colocation Services: Decisions for the Enterprise

Traditionally, companies build new data center space to accommodate their IT growth, however, this approach is costly as organizations take on high capital expenditure for infrastructure and data center equipment, and often overbuild and overspend to accommodate future growth. There are other opportunity costs associated with a lengthy planning and construction process as well. On…

Green Data Center Links

The following are some recent articles in the context of data center sustainability, that I’ve found interesting.  Have a look. Growth Seen for Global Green Data Center and Building Energy Software Markets http://www.greenrealestatenews.com/idgreendatacenters.html The global green data Center market is expected to grow from $23.41 billion in 2014 to $95.66 billion by the end of…

Cigar Lounges – Berlin

Preussichers Cigarren Collegium Recently while in Berlin I stopped in at Preussichers Cigarren Collegium in Berlin. This lounge is on the first floor of the Steigenberger Hotel, at Los Angeles Platz 1. It is a small room, with a helpful attendant offering cigars that can be smoked on premise, and a very nice assortment (though…

NCJ is now the IT Engine Room

Those regular visitors here will realize that I have been writing for other blogs over the past nine months, and have been neglecting the “Notes From The Consultants’ Jungle” (NCJ) site.  Actually, it’s more like shameful neglect. There is a reason though. Beginning a year or so ago, I contracted a branding consultant to help…