Data Center

A data center is a network of (cloud) computing and storage resources enabling the delivery and processing of software applications and data storage. A datacenter consists of a network infrastructure including connectivity to external networks, a storage infrastructure to store applications and data and computing power infrastructure in the form of (virtual) CPU’s and memory. All these components are housed in a single location where hardware equipment is located in racks supported by power supplies. In this category you find our news articles about datacenters.

TierPoint Raises $320M in Funding from Consortium of Investors

TierPoint, a provider of connected data center and cloud solutions at “the edge” of the Internet, has reached an agreement that will result in new, preferred equity investments totaling $320 million, which the company expects to be closed and funded by mid-April.

Dutch Investment Company Penta Infra Acquires Data Center in Düsseldorf

Penta Infra has acquired the former Citibank data center in Meerbusch Germany, a suburb of Dusseldorf. This Tier III classified data center facility is comprised of 9,000 square meters of total space, including 1,700 square meters of raised floor. 

CoolIT Systems Hires Experienced CEO to Lead Organization

CoolIT Systems, a global provider of scalable liquid cooling technology for data center systems, has hired Steve Walton as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Qumulo Offers Free Cloud Software to Help Fight the COVID-19 Outbreak

File storage provider Qumulo is offering its cloud-native file software, for free, to public and private sector medical and healthcare research organizations that are working to minimize the spread and impact of the COVID-19 virus.

Domo Expands Its Global Infrastructure with New Data Center in Canada

Domo Business Cloud gives companies BI leverage at cloud scale in record time. Domo (Nasdaq: DOMO) has now expanded its infrastructure in North America and is now live with a new data center running on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Canada.

Schneider Electric Unveils Rack Mounted Cooling Solution for the Edge

Schneider Electric has introduced its first rack mounted data center cooling solution. The Uniflair Rack Mounted Cooling 3.5kW, DX solution addresses the demand for rack-based cooling for micro data centers and edge computing where space can be at a premium.

Datacloud Monaco Rescheduled for 7-8-9 December 2020

BroadGroup, the producers of Datacloud Global Congress and Awards, after discussions with industry partners, has taken the decision to reschedule the annual June dates for their event in Monaco to 7-9 December 2020.

Vertiv Launches Prefabricated Modular and TIER-Ready Data Centers

Vertiv (NYSE: VRT), global provider of infrastructure solutions, has partnered with Uptime Institute to launch its prefabricated modular data center solutions (PFM). These have been qualified as TIER-Ready by the Uptime Institute.

Modine Group Expands Data Center Cooling Activities into North American Market

Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE: MOD), a global provider of thermal management technology and solutions, has announced a strategic expansion of its data center cooling activities into the North American market.

NetApp Acquires Software-Defined Storage Provider Talon

NetApp has acquired Talon for an undisclosed sum of money. This software-defined storage solutions provider enables global enterprises to centralize and consolidate IT storage infrastructure. Talon’s software will integrate with NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP, Cloud Volumes Service and Azure NetApp Files solutions.

2020 OCP Global Summit Rescheduled as a Virtual Event

Amid growing global health concerns, the Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) has planned to reschedule their 2020 OCP Global Summit as a virtual event taking place the week of May 11th.