Regardless of the size, to run effectively, a data center relies on varying technologies to serve multiple functions. CRN's annual Data Center 100 shines a light on the key technology vendors that are powering today's data center with everything from data backup tools to virtual data center solutions to cloud hosting services.
Here we present the 100 vendors that comprise the 2013 Data Center 100, broken into five categories - Infrastructure, Virtualization, Hosts, Designers and Tools. Also, take a look back at the previous Data Center 100 vendors from 2012 and 2011.
The final part of CRN's 2013 Data Center 100 looks at the companies developing software tools for monitoring and managing data center operations.
Part three of CRN's Data Center 100 looks at third-parties that offer services including co-location, managed hosting, Web hosting and more.
Part one CRN's 2013 Data Center 100 list looks at companies providing the hardware upon which data center compute, power and cooling infrastructures are built.
Part one of CRN's Data Center 100 takes a look at some of the top technology vendors in the data center market.
Check out part one of CRN's Data Center 100, a listing of some of the top players in the space that solution providers should get to know.
Part four of CRN's Data Center 100 looks at data center designers and builders who offer a wide range of services to help get the data center off and running.
Part two of CRN's Data Center 100 looks at the companies helping to virtualize the resources data centers need to provide services-centric or cloud-centric resources.
Part two of CRN's Data Center 100 continues our look at the top technology vendors in the data center community.
Check out part two of CRN's Data Center 100, a listing of some of the top players in the space that solution providers should get to know.