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.

Zayo to Expand East Coast Presence, Adds Data Center in Piscataway, New Jersey

Zayo Group, a global bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure provider, has announced plans to expand its East Coast data center presence with a new data center in Piscataway, New Jersey. The new carrier-neutral colocation facility will add more than 47,000 total square feet and up to 5 megawatts (MW) of critical power, addressing “strong demand for colocation in the tri-state area.

SK Telecom Builds Data Center Network Leveraging Arista VXLAN/EVPN Technology

SK Telecom will be building a high capacity leaf-spine based data center network leveraging VXLAN/EVPN for virtualization, scalability and availability, providing customers with 5G high-speed network services.

Intel Issues Updates to Protect Systems From Security Exploits

Intel and Its Partners have Made Significant Progress in Deploying Updates as Software Patches and Firmware Updates. Launches Global Channel Partner Program for Its Flexible, Month-to-Month Colocation Offerings, an international data center colocation provider has announced the launch of its channel partner program with global reach.

Global Cloud and Network Provider Interoute To Open PoP in Sydney

Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has announced the planned opening of a new Point-of-Presence in Sydney, Australia. The new PoP will host the 18th Interoute Virtual Data Center globally, the company’s third in the Asia Pacific region.

DatacenterDynamics Strategically Collaborates with Uptime Institute for the Content and Production of Its DCD...

DatacenterDynamics (DCD) has announced a definitive worldwide agreement with Uptime Institute to collaborate on the content and production of DCD's series of infrastructure events in 2018.

UKFast Valued At £405M After Inflection Private Equity Acquires 30% Stake

UKFast has announced a 30% stake acquisition UKFast by Inflexion Private Equity. After expectations about the company to be worth upwards of £350M last summer, the deal now sees the hosting provider from Manchester valued at £405 million (based on £25 million EBITDA).

Global Cloud Networking Provider GTT Establishes PoP in Montreal-based ROOT Data Center

GTT has established a Point of Presence (PoP) in ROOT’s Montreal facility, MTL-R2, one of Canada’s largest wholesale data centers.

Infomart Data Centers Completes New Ashburn Data Center Capacity

US data center provider Infomart Data Centers has completed a new data center suite at its Ashburn facility. The new data center suite is the first of six 10,000-square-foot suites, each with flexible power capacity of up to 3 MW.

IaaS Scale-up NovoServe Reaches 2,000 Dedicated Servers Under Management

NovoServe, a Netherlands based IaaS hosting company backed by venture capital from investors including BE Beteiligungen GmbH and data center presence in the Netherlands and Frankfurt, Germany, has reached its milestone of 2,000 dedicated servers under management.

Launch of Oklahoma’s first IXP in RACK59 Data Center

Internet eXchange Oklahoma City (iX-OKC) has created Oklahoma’s first IXP peering fabric and is located in RACK59 Data Center’s carrier hotel.

National Data Center Day The Netherlands: ‘The Impact of Brexit’

In the Netherlands, several data centers will open their doors to the public tomorrow (June 11, 2019), to show people around and make them acquaintance with data center operations. Data center operator maincubes decided to touch a special topic during this event: Brexit.

Cisco Cloud-scale Data Center Switches: Nexus 9000 FX

Watch Houfar Azgomi give an overview on the newly released Nexus 93108TC-FX and 93180YC-FX switches powered by Cloud-scale technology with support to Cisco Tetration...

Xilinx Releases Alveo Data Center and AI Accelerator Cards

Xilinx (NASDAQ: XLNX) has launched Alveo - a portfolio of ‘fast’ accelerator cards designed to significantly increase performance in industry-standard servers across cloud and on-premise data centers.