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.

Synergy Research: 2019 Spending on Data Center Hardware, Software Tops $150B

Worldwide spending on data center HW and SW reached $152 billion in 2019, up 2% from 2018, according to new data from Synergy Research Group. The total data center infrastructure spending data covers both cloud and non-cloud, service provider and enterprise data center, HW and SW.

Lancium Secures Patent for Data Center Power Management

Lancium, an innovative data center technology company from Houston, TX, has secured its fifth patent. This latest patent would cover an “essential” function of their Lancium Smart Response power management software, which allows data centers to ramp their power consumption up or down in as little as five seconds.

SoftIron Raises $34M for Global Expansion of Its Data Center Appliance Business

SoftIron, a provider of task-specific appliances for scale-out data center solutions, has secured $34 million in Series B equity funding from its existing investor base; a collection of high net worth individuals, institutional investors and private companies.

Sunbird Offers Free Power IQ Data Center Power Monitoring to Hospitals

Global data center management software provider, Sunbird, is offering free subscriptions of its Power IQ data center infrastructure management (DCIM) monitoring software to hospitals and healthcare organizations.

Texas Instruments Introduces Stackable 40-A SWIFT DC/DC Buck Converter

The TPS546D24A is a 40-A DC/DC converter offering high efficiency, which would allow engineers to reduce power loss by 1.5 W in high-performance data center and enterprise computing, medical, wireless infrastructure, and wired networking applications.

CyrusOne Unveils First ‘Net-Positive Water’ Data Center in Arizona

Global data center real estate investment trust, CyrusOne, has unveiled its first net-positive water data center campus at its flagship Arizona location. The CyrusOne Chandler data center incorporates proprietary technology that would significantly reduce water usage onsite.

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.