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.

Micro Data Center Provider EdgeMicro Announces $3M Funding Round, Adds Key Executives to Its...

EdgeMicro has completed a $3 million round of seed funding and the addition of key executives with quite some colocation, interconnection, wireless and data center operations expertise.

Relined Expands Reach Into Germany, Adds 14,500 KM Fiber Optic Network

Relined Fiber Network has added 14,500 km of German fiber-optic infrastructure to its Netherlands/Germany-based, cross-border network portfolio. Relined already owns a dark fiber metro network in Frankfurt, with redundant access to a large number of data centers in this area.

Global Data Center in a Box Provider Asperitas Wins Innovation Award

Asperitas has won the TNO Piet de Jong innovation award for its Data Center in a Box solution with servers being submerged in oil. This annual award - honoring a former Dutch prime minister – provides Asperitas with recognition for its data center innovation efforts and its Immersed Computing® technology being developed.

QTS Adds Private Connectivity to Microsoft Azure in 12 Major U.S.Markets

Responding to increasing demand for hybrid IT solutions supporting multi-cloud environments, QTS - provider of software-defined and mega-scale data center solutions, has added private connectivity via Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute from QTS data centers in 12 major markets.

EdgeCore Internet Real Estate Set Up to Invest $2 Billion to Build North American...

Global investment firms Mount Elbert Capital Partners, GIC and OPTrust, have announced the formation of EdgeCore Internet Real Estate.

Atos Unveils In-House Developed Enterprise Servers Optimized for Machine Learning

Atos has launched BullSequana S – the company’s new range of “ultra-scalable” servers. This would enable businesses to take full advantage of AI (Artificial Intelligence).

‘No End In Sight for Global Hyperscale Data Center Market Growth’

The number of large data centers operated by hyperscale providers rose by 11% in 2018 to reach 430 by year-end, according to new data from Synergy Research Group.

Global Colocation Company Equinix Expands in Washington, D.C. Area with $98.5 Million Flagship Data...

Equinix, global colocation and interconnection provider with data centers available in 48 markets across five continents, has announced the opening of its newest International...

‘EMEA Has Been Identified As a Primary Region for OCP Technology Growth’

Switch Datacenters has successfully audited against OCP’s checklist for compliance and becomes one of the first European colocation services data centers (DC) to achieve OCP-Ready status.

@Microsoft Pushes Undersea Data Center Deployment, Drops 2nd Data Center Into Sea Off Scottish...

After successfully dropping a slightly smaller, 30-foot data center pod into the sea off the coast in California in 2016, where it ran Azure cloud services from the seabed, Microsoft has entered phase two of its push to eventually place undersea data centers near coastal cities worldwide at about 120 miles of the coast.

HPE Brings Artificial Intelligence to the Data Center, Releases InfoSight

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced the release of its artificial intelligence (AI) recommendation engine, HPE InfoSight - designed to simplify and reduce the guesswork in managing infrastructure and improve application reliability.

Tencent Transmits Single-Wavelength 600Gbit/s Signals Over Its OPC-4 Open Line System

Tencent has successfully transmitted single-wavelength 600Gbit/s signals over its OPC-4 open line system (OLS) using the ADVA FSP 3000 CloudConnect TeraFlex solution. This trial would be a first for the Chinese market and a milestone for metro data center interconnect (DCI) networks.

#RagingWire Adds Megaport’s Network-as-as-Service Solution to Its ‘Cloud Connect’ Portfolio

RagingWire Data Centers has added Megaport’s global Software Defined Network (SDN) to RagingWire’s Cloud Connect portfolio of solution partners.

‘Top-5 Data Center Trends in 2019: Edge Will Drive Change’

The ‘edge’ of the network continues to be the epicenter of innovation in the data center space as the calendar turns to 2019, stated data center expert organization Vertiv. Increasing sophistication of the edge would be among the data center trends to watch in 2019 as identified by Vertiv experts from around the globe.