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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.

Data Center in a Box Provider Asperitas Expands European Presence, Opens Pop-Up Showcase in...

Asperitas recently won a Dutch innovation award for its Data Center in a Box solution with servers being submerged in oil. Aperitas has opened an ‘Immersed Computing’ showcase location in France in December 2017.

Rittal Deploys Europe’s First Open Compute (OCP) Experience Center in Amsterdam

Rittal has deployed an Open Compute Project (OCP) Experience Center in Switch Datacenters’ AMS1 facility in Amsterdam in joined cooperation with OCP solutions provider Circle B. This OCP Experience Center with a fully-functional OCP environment is available as a demo center, but may also be used for testing new ‘OCP Accepted’ and ‘OCP Inspired’ data center environments and telco solutions.

ITRenew Officially Becomes a Platinum Member of OCP

ITRenew, a global IT lifecycle management solutions company, is taking its relationship with OCP to the next level by becoming a Platinum member of the organization.

Sustainable Colocation Data Center Provider EvoSwitch Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary with Corporate Rebrand

EvoSwitch, a Europe and U.S. based colocation data center company with sustainable characteristics and its partner-rich cloud interconnection platform, celebrates its 10th anniversary with the completion of a corporate rebrand – the first in its history.

Cologix’s Montreal Data Center Exceeds 100MW

Data center company Cologix has expanded the total capacity of one of its Montreal data centers, in downtown Montreal at 1155 Robert-Bourassa Boulevard. Known as MTL7, the addition of 2.5MW increases the capacity at this data center to 3.1 MW within 26,000 square feet. Cologix’s data center capacity in Montreal now exceeds 100MW.

Value of 2020 Data Center M&A Deals Already Passes 2019 Total

Data center-oriented M&A deals that closed in the first sixteen weeks of 2020 has already surpassed the 2019 total, according to new data from Synergy Research Group. Synergy has so far identified 28 data center-oriented M&A deals that have closed this year.

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.

e-shelter Opens New 24,000 SQM Data Center Campus in Frankfurt

NTT Communications has announced the completion of phase 1 of its 4th data center in Frankfurt through e-shelter, a subsidiary of NTT Com and one of the leading data center providers in Europe. Frankfurt 4 is the 12th operational data center location in the e-shelter portfolio.

Lacelli AI Server Brings ‘High Performing’ AI to Data Center Operations

Gyrfalcon Technology has announced a new system offering for upgrading data centers - to have “very high-performance inferencing, but using extremely low energy.”

Hyperscale Solutions Firm, ZT Systems, Launches XPO200 Server Based on Microsoft Cloud Hardware Design

ZT Systems, a provider of purpose-built compute and storage solutions for hyperscale data centers, has announced a new server solution based on Microsoft’s Project Olympus “next generation” cloud hardware design.

Hosting Provider Web Werks Plans New High-Density Data Center Deployment in Delhi, India

Web Werks, a hosting provider headquartered in India with services including dedicated servers, cloud, virtual private servers, colocation, and disaster recovery, has planned to deploy its new data center in Delhi NCR Region. With a scalable deployment up to 100,000 square feet in data center floor space, this will be Web Werks' sixth ‘high-density’ data center in India.