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Implementing Cisco Networking Solutions by Harpreet Singh

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Data center

Any IT-enabled organization has a large number of applications and data that are crucial for the business operations of the organization. These applications and data can be of multiple types, and different roles within the organization need to access different data and applications. At the same time, these applications and data have to be secure and highly available, as any availability disruption for these systems would mean loss of revenue for the company.

Hence, organizations centralize the data and core applications that are crucial to its business operations in facilities called data centers. From a networking standpoint, the data centers are locations with a very high port density and very large compute and storage capacities. ...

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