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Whether Merging or Acquiring, IT Assets are Critical to the Process

Posted by Gregg Primm on Tue, May 26, 2015

Today many companies rely on restructuring, mergers and acquisitions to maximize shareholder value. PwC’s 2015 CEO survey found that over half of the US executives expect to complete a domestic acquisition this year, and globally over half of the executives plan to enter a new strategic alliance or joint venture. Almost a quarter plan to sell a majority interest in a business.

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Hiding in Plain Sight: Are You Really in Control of Your Data Center’s TCO?

Posted by Gregg Primm on Fri, May 1, 2015

Later this month RF Code will host a webinar, featuring 451 Research’s Rhonda Ascierto and Dell’s Joseph Cuteri, discussing how Workplace IoT solutions help control and precisely monitor the total cost of ownership of the data center. To support the event, we have produced a new eBook outlining some factors -- including the lack of adequate visibility into the data center environment and the impact of inefficient asset lifecycle management -- that can drive up the total data center TCO.

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Data Center World 2015: What We’re Looking Forward To

Posted by Gregg Primm on Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Sunday sees the start of AFCOM’s Data Center World in Las Vegas. Our executive team will be at booth #1134 offering a closer look at our new Data Center Management platform. To mark the run up to the event, we asked some of the RF Code team to share their thoughts on the industry and what they are most looking forward to next week. 

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IBM’s Internet of Things Push Gives the Industry Further Credibility

Posted by Gregg Primm on Thu, Apr 2, 2015

Despite Gartner’s August 2014 claim that the Internet of Things has overtaken Big Data as the industry’s most ‘over-hyped’ subject, the world’s largest IT organizations continue to demonstrate their commitment to the sector.

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IT Starts with Information, Part 3: Predictive Analysis Facilitates Business Growth

Posted by Richard Jenkins on Tue, Feb 17, 2015

In part one of our blog series we discussed real-time monitoring’s position in the data center management chain, while part two explained how to use operational data to dramatically drive down asset TCO through effective capacity planning and strategic asset management.

In today’s concluding blog, we explain how predictive analysis can leverage the above even further to raise a business’ competitive advantage while delivering significant savings.

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IT Starts with Information, Part 2: Capacity Planning, Improved ROI, Increased Productivity

Posted by Richard Jenkins on Tue, Jan 27, 2015

In part one of our blog series we discussed real-time monitoring’s position within the data center management chain. In this second blog, we analyze how to use this data to dramatically improve TCO through the continuous visibility, management and accurate provisioning of IT assets.

Our recent white paper addresses these concepts in more depth, explaining how real-time monitoring, capacity planning and predictive analysis technologies help businesses improve data center agility and efficiency to ensure higher performance at a lower cost.

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IT Starts with Information, Part 1: Data Center Monitoring Ensures Availability, Lowers OpEx

Posted by Richard Jenkins on Fri, Jan 16, 2015

Downtime avoidance and disaster prevention are critical aspects of data center efficiency. Most operators use a multi-pronged approach to address these issues, incorporating redundant systems in their design, applying best practices for operational and maintenance procedures, and using innovative and integrative technologies such as data center infrastructure management (DCIM) systems to improve reliability.

Our recent white paper focuses on these concepts and explains how real-time monitoring, capacity planning and predictive analysis technologies help businesses improve data center agility and efficiency to ensure higher performance at a lower cost. In this first of a multi-part blog series, we take a look at the position real-time monitoring has in the data center management chain.

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Infographic: The Hidden Costs of Manual Data Collection

Posted by Gregg Primm on Wed, Nov 19, 2014

Many data centers rely on manual processes like bar code scanning and passive RFID solutions to gather and record information about the location, life cycle, and security of their valuable data center assets. These methods are costly, time consuming and error prone. Worse, because it takes so much time to collect the data audits are typically performed only once or twice a year. The result? Strategic, business-critical decisions are often made based on inaccurate, out of date information.

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RF Code Sets the Data Center Agenda Across the World

Posted by Richard Jenkins on Thu, Oct 30, 2014

RF Code’s executive team continued its long-standing legacy for industry leadership with packed conferences in North America, EMEA and Asia. 

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Infographic: Five Facts About Asia-Pacific Data Center Energy Use

Posted by Gregg Primm on Mon, Oct 20, 2014

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