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Hardware Today: Standardization, Coming Soon to a Data Center Near You


Carl Weinschenk

| CIO Insights Article Published October 27, 2003
Data Center Markup Language is a fledgling XML-based standard designed to facilitate communication among the various devices in a data center. The ability to communicate in a standardized format is vital for the future of utility computing, and this standards-based, non-proprietary effort may represent the clearest trek yet.