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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.

Expert Blog: COVID-19’s Impact on Data Centers

The COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented health and economic challenge, and as organizations focus on maintaining operations, data centers are key to keeping things running smoothly. Read the Expert Blog by Herman Chan, President of Sunbird Software.

PCCW’s Console Connect Now Live in All Global Switch Data Centers Worldwide

PCCW Global has announced that its Console Connect Software-Defined Interconnection (SDI) platform is now available in many more colocation data centers via an extended collaboration with Global Switch.

CBRE Unveils IBM AI-powered ‘Smart Maintenance’ Services for Data Centers

A new CBRE offering called Smart Maintenance is the latest addition to their existing suite of ‘Converged Data Center Services’. Powered by IBM Services, it leverages IBM’s AI, augmented reality technologies and deep analytics.

NTT’s Data Center Division Expands Cloud Exchange Offerings in the U.S.

NTT's Global Data Centers division, one of the world’s largest data center colocation providers, has expanded its cloud exchange solutions for data center customers in the United States.

Study: U.S. Enterprises Rapidly Adopting SDN to Move Networks to the Cloud

Enterprises in the U.S. are rapidly adopting SDN and network function virtualization technologies as they focus on moving their IT and network operations to the cloud, according to a new report by ISG.

HPE Acquires SD-WAN Provider Silver Peak for $925 Million in Cash

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE) has acquired SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Network) provider, Silver Peak, in a transaction valued at $925 million.

SpaceDC is the First OCP Ready Data Center in Asia-Pacific

Singapore-based data center provider SpaceDC has achieved ‘OCP Ready’ certification for their new data center in Jakarta, Indonesia. This is the first data center in Asia to receive this OCP certification.

Colony Capital-led Investor Group Invests $1.2 Billion in Vantage Data Centers

Colony Capital (NYSE: CLNY) is leading an investor group that will invest $1.2 billion in Vantage Data Centers’ diversified portfolio. Read the full story.

EdgePresence Joins U.S. Industry Organization for Fixed Wireless ISPs, WISPA

EdgePresence, currently deploying its edge data centers (EDCs) across 20 markets throughout the United States, has become a member of WISPA - the fixed wireless broadband industry in the US.

Tech Vault Launches Direct Connect Service, Adds Megaport for Cloud Access

Tech Vault, a “green” and HIPAA, PCI DSS as well as SSAE-16 compliant colocation data center in the Northeast of the U.S., has launched a new service branded Tech Vault Direct Connect.

Oracle Autonomous Database Now Available in Customer Data Centers

Oracle has announced the availability of Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer which combines the latest Oracle Database with the fastest Oracle Database platform Exadata.