Ch 9: Data Center Management

About This Chapter

Take the next step in your IT career or strengthen your current performance by reviewing the engaging lessons in this chapter. Boost your knowledge of data center management, the components of data center infrastructure management and more.

Data Center Management - Chapter Summary

Managing a data center requires monitoring and analyzing data from various sources and overseeing overall effectiveness to ensure vital aspects of a business are functioning optimally. Top instructors present entertaining lessons that take a close look at what it takes to manage a data center. Learn the meaning of data center management, and examine common software choices for managers. Lessons also provide in-depth looks at data center network management and the components, tools and software associated with data center infrastructure management.

Each lesson in this chapter covers a different aspect of data center management, allowing you to review this concept at your own pace. Mobile features enable you to access lessons from your smartphone or tablet, in addition to your computer. With the lessons are short online quizzes designed to gauge your knowledge of these concepts. Any questions you have about this chapter's topics can be submitted to experts with a wealth of data center management knowledge.

How It Helps

Data center management is vital to the success of a business. In our technology-driven society, most aspects of a business operate digitally, including computer systems, environmental controls, power supplies and security devices. With help from this chapter, you can identify the best software and tools to use when managing a center, while getting a good grasp of what it takes to manage infrastructure and networks. Whether you're looking to excel in your current position or embark on a new career, these lessons equip you with the knowledge and expertise you'll need to succeed.

Skills Covered

Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Incorporate what you've learned about data center management into the workplace
  • Identify specific software you can use in the data center
  • Utilize your knowledge of network management to help the data center run more effectively
  • Enhance your data center infrastructure management by understanding its components
  • Pinpoint tools and software to use for data center infrastructure management

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