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.

Dell Unveils 2nd Gen AMD EPYC-powered Dell EMC PowerEdge servers

Five all-new Dell EMC PowerEdge servers have been designed from the ground-up to address the complex and varied demands of traditional, emerging and multi-cloud workloads.

New Pure Storage Partner Program Designed to Enhance Joint Technology Initiatives

Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), a fast-growing data storage vendor, has unveiled its Technology Alliance Partner Program (TAP) - a data center technology program for participating ‘technology and solutions’ partners.

Iron Mountain Completes New Data Center Development in Amsterdam and London

Iron Mountain has completed development of nearly 4 megawatts of “turn-key” data center capacity in Amsterdam and London.

Western Digital Buys NVMe-oF Provider Kazan Networks

Western Digital has completed the acquisition of Kazan Networks, a provider of industry-leading NVMe-over-Fabric (NVMe-oF) ASIC and adapter products for “next-generation data” center architectures. Financial terms of this acquisition were not disclosed.

Western Digital to Deliver Its 18TB CMR and 20TB SMR HDDs in First Half...

Addressing the total cost of ownership (TCO) requirements of data center customers, Western Digital has announced its nine-disk mechanical platform.

Liquid Data Center Cooling Scaleup Asperitas Attracts Investment from Shell

Shell Ventures has made an investment in Asperitas – a data center technology scaleup developing and delivering ‘immersion liquid cooling’ to enable data centers to become more energy efficient.

IDC: ‘It Will Take Decades for Blockchain to Transform Business Models’

Blockchain will revolutionize business, but it’s going to take bit longer, because blockchain is not a ‘disruptive’ technology, which can attack the traditional business models with a low-cost solution and overtake the incumbent firms quickly, according to research firm IDC.

New Products Big Switch Networks Address Hybrid Cloud Issues

“Cloud-first” networking solutions vendor Big Switch Networks has launched its new portfolio of hybrid cloud networking products and features.

‘Designing for Efficiency: A Green Data Center Checklist’

If you are designing a green data center, or contemplating a green build, there are many considerations that need to be thought through before moving forward. For example, knowing what your data center PUE or efficiency goal is, and the costs to achieve this is important before getting started.

T5 Data Centers Will Expand Employee Count by Over 200 People This Year

T5 Data Centers is experiencing unprecedented growth and plans to expand its staff from approximately 150 to more than 400 employees by year end. 

Kenyan Cloud Services Company Atlancis Technologies First to Adopt OCP in Africa

Atlancis Technologies, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, is the first ICT services provider in Africa to embrace OCP. The company specializes in delivering ecosystem-transforming ICT solutions.

Vantage Data Centers Raises $692M in Additional Capital to Accelerate Expansion

Vantage Data Centers, a company with 11 operational facilities totaling 106MW of capacity, has raised $548 million in new securitized notes.

Startup Tibit Completes $25 Million Series B Funding Led by Intel Capital

Tibit Communications, a Petaluma, CA based startup developing “next-generation” access devices for Passive Optical Networking (PON), has announced the completion of a Series B funding led by Intel Capital.

Pacific Telecommunications Council Announces Call for Entries PTC Awards

During PTC’s Annual Conference, ‘PTC’20: Vision 2020 and Beyond,’ the recipients of the PTC Awards 2020 will be announced. Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) has now announced their call for entries for the PTC Awards 2020.