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Hendrick Construction completes tallest and longest roller coaster in the US Southeast

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Hendrick Construction, Inc. has completed Carowinds' newest ride, the NASCAR-themed Intimidator - the tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster in the US Southeast. The ride is named for NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt and features a 5,316-foot tra [...more]

Cloud Computing: Clearing Away Infrastructure Muck

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How cloud computing can help IT managers overcome infrastructure hurdles like cost and hardware provisioning.
- Marketing has approached you with an interesting idea for an interactive gaming application that could go viral in a big way and draw hundreds of thousands of visitors millions even to your Website. The research for the game, dubbed Project X, is done, the numbers look good and everyone is excited a...

IT Infrastructure Drill-Down: Green IT

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With the numerous advantages to infrastructure that can come as a result of greening up a data center's operations, why isn't every company a pleasant shade of Kermit by now? Much like trying to pinpoint what efficiency represents in a data center, building meaning around green IT is increasingly tough in the face of vendor releases that tout green features and green advantages.
- st1\:* The concept of making a data center quot;greener quot; by boosting efficiency isn't new -- for as long as centers have existed, it's been the nearly Sisyphean task for CIOs and managers to keep tweaking strategies until operations can be as streamlined as possible. But,...

Network Infrastructure Drill-Down: Cost-Cutting Strategies

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CTOs and line of business managers that support IT are being asked to slash budget dollars in 2009 and beyond. The mantra everywhere is do more with less. In the data center, that may mean taking a very hard look at what capital costs exist in hardware, servers, data storage systems, networking equipment and find ways to maximize its longer term potential through virtualization software and other infrastructure tools. Here are some strategies for approaching data center management and the budget constraints you face.
- As budget belts tighten, creating efficiencies in the data center becomes even more crucial, but IT managers and CIOs may be faced with a quandary: what in the data center should be trimmed? Virtualization and other consolidation strategies can be beneficial, but before ditching a few server ra...

Photographer Rankin’s Annroy building by Trevor Horne Architects

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A series of doors and windows products have been used in Trevor Horne Architects’ refurbishment of a 1960s office block in Kentish Town, which includes a photographer’s studio, private apartments and a penthouse with nearly frameless views...

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