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.

Honeywell Unveils New Cooling Technology for Data Centers

Honeywell, a Fortune 100 technology company (NYSE: HON), has launched a “breakthrough” platform of liquid heat transfer agents that would cool high-performance electronics more efficiently and effectively than traditional methods that use air and water. The new cooling solution form data centers is called Solstice E-Cooling.

Mission Critical Magazine Announces ‘Top Tier Product Awards’

Mission Critical Magazine’s inaugural Top Tier Product Awards is currently open for entries. Their ‘Top Tier Products Awards’ recognizes manufacturing excellence in mission critical equipment that embraces safety, energy efficiency, and innovative solutions – to ensure reliable uptime for the data centers of today and tomorrow.

365 Data Centers Buys Commack, Long Island Data Center

365 Data Centers, with facilities located in Boca Raton, Bridgewater (New Jersey), Buffalo, Chicago, Commack (Long Island), Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Indianapolis, Nashville, Philadelphia, New York City, and Tampa, has acquired the data center facility at 500 Commack Road in Commack, Long Island from mindSHIFT Technologies (a Ricoh company).

Raritan Unveils New Generation KVM-Over-IP Switch

Raritan, a brand of listed company Legrand with reported sales of more than $6.2 billion, has introduced its new generation KVM-over-IP switch - designed for small to midsize businesses (SMBs), the Dominion LX II.

CoreSite Announces Illinois Data Center Tax Incentive Opportunity

CoreSite’s application with the Illinois Data Centers Investment Program has been accepted by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Further, CoreSite is pursuing a final incentive agreement related to its new ground-up data center development in downtown Chicago.

Quantum Acquires Western Digital’s ActiveScale Object Storage Business

Quantum has entered into an agreement with Western Digital to acquire its ActiveScale object storage business. The addition of the ActiveScale product line enables Quantum to expand in the object storage market. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

Data Center trends 2020 According to Vertiv Experts

In 2020, organizations will increasingly abandon the 'enterprise or cloud' debate dominated C-level conversations in recent years. Instead, it is increasingly about hybrid architectures that include public and private cloud models and edge assets around a reconfigured core network, says Vertiv - a global provider of IT infrastructure and continuity solutions.

Compass Datacenters Starts Construction on 350+MW Dallas Area Campus

Just south of downtown Dallas, Compass Datacenters has commenced building its new Red Oak Campus that will provide expanded data center capacity to hyperscale, cloud and enterprise customers. The new data center campus will deliver 350+MW of IT load to hyperscale, cloud and enterprise customers.

NetActuate Expands US Footprint, Adds New Data Center in Denver, Colorado

Operating one of the world’s largest IPv4 and IPv6 peered networks, NetActuate has expanded its data center footprint in the United States. The company has launched services from a new Denver, Colorado data center, which includes virtual servers, bare metal servers, and colocation services.

Everstream Plans $250M Fiber Investment Throughout Midwest in 2020

Business fiber network provider Everstream, a company with more than 13,000 route miles of fiber and speeds up to 100 Gbps, will invest more than $250 million in the buildout of its dense fiber network in 2020. The investments are part of an organic and acquisition-based growth strategy intended to position Everstream as the premier fiber provider in the Midwest.

Data Center Cooling Patents for Sale on the Ocean Tomo Bid-Ask Market

The Ocean Tomo Bid-Ask Market, an open on-line platform to buy and sell patents, will have a portfolio of patents auctioned related to data center cooling technology.