COLO-D Ranked 3rd Fastest Growing Company in Canada

COLO-D, a Canada–based company designing, developing and operating flexible data center solutions with clients including cloud providers, financial institutions, government agencies and large enterprises, has ranked 3rd in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program award for its “rapid revenue growth, entrepreneurial spirit and bold innovation.” Completes First Step of AMS1 Data Center Expansion, Upgrades Power Capacity to 10MW, a channel-focused provider of colocation services with month-to-month contracts and a planned roll-out of data centers in key markets worldwide, has completed the first step of the second phase expansion of its flagship AMS1 data center in Amsterdam – by upgrading the current power grid connection to 10MW (!) of available capacity.

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.

CloudSmartz, NoviFlow Announce Joint Data Center Automation Solution

CloudSmartz and NoviFlow have announced a joint solution to “efficiently” address data center interconnects, data center cross-connects and cloud-connects. The new data center automation product is called ‘Data Center ConneX’ and has been jointly developed with a Tier-1 CSP where it is already deployed in production.

Schneider Electric Opens New Plant to Accommodate Data Center Growth

Schneider Electric has inaugurated a new plant in El Paso, Texas. The new plant will increase Schneider Electric’s production capacity to accommodate “significant growth in the data center market”.

AMD Announces 7nm Data Center GPUs for AI, Cloud and HPC

AMD has announced the launch of its AMD Radeon Instinct MI60 and MI50 accelerators “with supercharged compute performance, high-speed connectivity, fast memory bandwidth and updated ROCm open software platform. The 7nm data center GPUs are designed to power the most demanding deep learning, HPC, cloud and rendering applications.

Lefdal Mine Datacenter Signs Another 4 MW

Lefdal Mine Datacenter, a former mine located at the West Coast of Norway that’s being transformed into a highly secured colocation data center, has signed a 3 MW contract with iNNOVO Cloud GmbH. In addition, Fortuitus AG has increased their contract with Lefdal Mine Datacenter announced earlier this year to 5 MW.

Minkels Releases White Paper on European Data Center Standard, EN 50600

Data center vendor Minkels, part of the brand portfolio of publicly traded company Legrand (NYSE Euronext Paris: LR), has released a white paper (Minkels white paper 10) on EN 50600 - the European standard for setting up data centers and server rooms.

NetFoundry Deploys SDN-based Interconnection Services in Edge Data Centers

NetFoundry, a company enabling businesses to instantly connect distributed applications in any cloud, on any device, anywhere, has announced deployment of its SDN-based (Software Defined Network) elastic interconnection services in EdgeConnex facilities across their global data center footprint.

Mirantis Releases Virtual Appliance for Building Kubernetes-Based Edge Clouds

Cloud platform provider Mirantis has launched its Mirantis Cloud Platform Edge solution, offering operators a “complete” software solution designed for edge cloud use cases.