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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.

IDC: Global Quantum Computing Market to Grow to $8.6B in 2027

Customer spending on quantum computing is expected to rise from $412 million in 2020 to $8.6 billion in 2027, according to IDC.

Belgian Data Center Firm LCL Joins SBTi to Help Fight Global Warming

LCL Data Centers from Belgium has signed up to the Science Based Targets program (SBTi) to minimize greenhouse gas emissions from its colocation data centers and so combat global warming.

U.S. Blacklists Chinese Quantum Computing Firms

The United States has barred eight additional corporations from doing business with the U.S. These eight Chinese technology businesses have been placed on the U.S. government’s Entity List.

Interxion Deploys €15M Eco-Responsible River Cooling Solution

At its Marseille data center campus in France, Interxion has deployed a €15 million ‘River Cooling’ solution that would be up to 30 times more energy efficient than traditional cooling systems.

Xilinx Unveils Alveo U55C Data Center Accelerator Card for HPC Workloads

HPC and database workloads would benefit from the Alveo U55C accelerator, which would scale easily thanks to the Xilinx HPC clustering solution.

Equinix, KKR, Blackstone Said Among Suitors for $11B Global Switch

Buyout firms Blackstone and KKR as well as global data center giant Equinix are among suitors weighing bids for data center company Global Switch, according to Bloomberg.

IDC: 76% of global HPC Data Centers to Use Quantum Computing by 2023

76 percent of high performance computing (HPC) data centers across the world expect to deploy quantum computing by 2023, while 71 percent plan to transition to on-premises quantum computing by 2026.

Qunnect Sells Its First Commercial Quantum Memory

Qunnect, a quantum networking company founded in late 2017 to commercialize the core technologies needed for long distance quantum-secure communication, has announced the sale of its quantum memory to Brookhaven National Laboratory.

UL Releases Programs to Mitigate Risks and Advance Performance in Data Centers

Global safety science provider UL, a company based in more than 100 countries delivering testing, inspection & certification, training & advisory, and risk management solutions, has announced two new initiatives.

DISH’s 5G Buildout Supported by Equinix’s Connectivity Infrastructure

Global data center colocation provider Equinix will provide digital infrastructure services to DISH in support of their cloud-native, Open RAN-based 5G network in the United States.

Megaport Enters into Distribution Agreement with Arrow Electronics

Worldwide Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) provider, Megaport, has established a distribution deal with Arrow Electronics, a global value-added distributor.