Global Spend on Data Center Hardware and Software Up 17 Percent in 2018

Worldwide spend on data center hardware and software grew by 17 percent in 2018, according to a new report published by Synergy Research Group. Global spending on hardware and software Main driver for this growth in demand in 2018 is cloud.

Cloud Platform Russia-based Linxdatacenter Now Certified by SAP

Linxdatacenter, an international provider of colocation, cloud and connectivity solutions, with data centers located in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia as well as a partner facility in Warsaw, Poland, has announced that its cloud and infrastructure solutions have now been certified by SAP.

Megaport Elastic Cloud Connectivity Available in EdgeConneX’s Denver Data Center

Megaport, a global Network as a Service (NaaS) provider servicing more than 1,350 customers in over 400 enabled data centers worldwide, has completed the deployment of its elastic cloud connectivity fabric at EdgeConneX’s Denver data center.

Boston, Asperitas Launch Four Liquid Cooling-powered Solutions for CPU and GPU Workloads

Global systems integrator Boston and liquid cooled ‘Immersed Computing’ provider Asperitas have taken their partnership, announced at CloudFest 2018, to another level with the introduction at CloudFest 2019 of four plug-and-play solutions for cloud and compute for CPU and GPU workloads.

STORDIS Launches Two Tofino-based Bare-Metal Switches

STORDIS has launched two bare-metal switches powered by the fully programmable Barefoot Tofino ASIC. The STORDIS Advanced Programmable Switches (APS) would offer comprehensive 1588v2 time synchronization support, as well as providing more powerful processing, higher memory and greater in-built storage capacity.

QTS Expands Its Managed Public Cloud Offerings with Microsoft Azure

QTS has announced the availability of its QTS Managed Azure Essential service. As the newest member of QTS' family of managed public cloud solutions, QTS Managed Azure Essential would offer tools to monitor environments, analyze usage, optimize costs and enhance security.

Vertiv Adds Switch’s Patented Data Center Technologies to Its Portfolio

Vertiv has announced the completion of a licensing agreement for Switch's “revolutionary” hot and cold aisle containment technology and cooling systems.

Wiwynn Introduces Its Latest Open19 Server, SV6100G3

Data center solutions vendor Wiwynn has launched its latest Open19 server, SV6100G3 - featuring “advanced compute performance” based on Microsoft’s Project Olympus server specification.

‘EMEA Has Been Identified As a Primary Region for OCP Technology Growth’

Switch Datacenters has successfully audited against OCP’s checklist for compliance and becomes one of the first European colocation services data centers (DC) to achieve OCP-Ready status.

Seaborn Networks Establishes Interconnection to DE-CIX New York

Seaborn Networks has established an interconnection to DE-CIX New York, enabling turn-key direct access from Seabras-1.

Rittal and ABB Further Enhance Their Global Partnership

Based on their “proven” partnership in the uninterruptible power distribution business, Rittal’s and ABB aim to expand their solutions approach for ‘modular, secured and high-availability’ data center infrastructure in North and South America, Asia and Europe.

Cologix Acquires Another Data Center Company, Adds Montreal-based Metro Optic

Network-neutral data center company Cologix has acquired Montreal-based infrastructure provider Metro Optic with data centers located in Montreal, QC and Toronto, ON.

Taurus Group Acquires European OCP Solutions Provider, Circle B

Taurus Group, a conglomerate of traditional and value-added distribution as well as systems integration companies located in The Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany, has acquired Circle B.

RagingWire Data Centers Attains Information Security Certification

RagingWire Data Centers has earned ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certifications for all its U.S. data center campuses. To earn ISO 27001 certification, RagingWire completed an audit certified by Schellman & Company.