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.

Private Equity Firm EQT Intends to Buy EdgeConneX for $2.5 Billion, Says Bloomberg

EQT AB, a Nordic buyout firm, is said to be in talks to buy data center company EdgeConneX for at least $2.5 billion.

AMS-IX Deploys Open Networking Solutions Combined With SDN

To meet increasing demands on its network and services, AMS-IX determined that moving to open networking solutions combined with SDN would best meet their requirements for performance, automation, flexibility and cost-efficiency for their platform in Amsterdam.

CenturyLink Expands Its Cloud Connect Platform to Include GCP

CenturyLink is providing a new option for connecting business premises and public data centers to cloud environments. The company has expanded its Cloud Connect Dynamic Connections service to include GCP.

SK Telecom Builds Data Center Network Leveraging Arista VXLAN/EVPN Technology

SK Telecom will be building a high capacity leaf-spine based data center network leveraging VXLAN/EVPN for virtualization, scalability and availability, providing customers with 5G high-speed network services.

Real Estate Giant GARBE and Data Center Specialist NDC Join Forces

GARBE Industrial Real Estate, a real estate giant with €2.5 billion assets under management, has joined forces with data center specialist NDC Data Centers.

Schneider Electric Announces Liquid-Cooled Data Center Solutions

Schneider Electric is teaming up with Avnet and Iceotope to jointly develop innovative, chassis-level immersive liquid cooling solutions for data centers. The partnership was announced at Schneider Electric's Innovation Summit, held last week in Barcelona.

The Datacenter Group/NLDC Appoints Two Senior Hires

The new Netherlands-based data center services giant resulting from the merger of The Datacenter Group and NLDC has appointed Alexandra Schless as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Hetzner‘s 150,000 Sq Mtr Data Center Park in Finland Now ISO 27001 Compliant

Only 18 months after going live, web hosting provider Hetzner - a large hosting company operating its business since 1997, has received the ISO 27001 certificate for information security for its data center campus in Helsinki, Finland.

Hurricane Electric Deploys Its First Point-of-Presence in Greece

Hurricane Electric has added a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) at its Athens Data Center Campus located at the outskirts of Athens. Hurricane Electric’s PoP in Lamda Hellix’s data center campus is their first and only PoP in Greece.

Pluribus’ Sr. Director of Marketing: ‘SDN Makes It Easy to Integrate Multiple DCs’

In this interview with, Pluribus Networks’ Senior Director of Marketing Jay Gill shares with us the latest market trends and specific applications benefiting from the company’s ‘next-gen’ software defined networking technology.

DE-CIX Partners with Consulting Company InterGlobix for Global Expansion

Internet Exchange (IX) operator DE-CIX has entered into a ‘strategic business partnership agreement’ with InterGlobix. InterGlobix and DE-CIX have planned to collaborate on business development and strategic growth areas for DE-CIX.

Abu Dhabi-based Investment Firm Invests Up to $500M in Cologix

Cologix has secured $500 Million of additional ‘growth capital’ investment from Abu Dhabi-based global investment firm, Mubadala.

Latest Arista CloudVision Release Allows Expanded Device Visibility

Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET), a global provider of data center networking solutions, has released the latest version of its CloudVision platform, CloudVision 2019.

NetActuate Increases Network Capacity in Frankfurt Data Center, Adds IXs

Global connectivity provider NetActuate has upgraded their Frankfurt data center location and added connectivity to Swiss-IX (Swiss Internet Exchange), Netnod IX (Sweden's Internet Exchange), and NIX.CZ (Czech's Neutral Internet eXchange).