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.

Schneider Electric Unveils Rack Mounted Cooling Solution for the Edge

Schneider Electric has introduced its first rack mounted data center cooling solution. The Uniflair Rack Mounted Cooling 3.5kW, DX solution addresses the demand for rack-based cooling for micro data centers and edge computing where space can be at a premium.

Datacloud Monaco Rescheduled for 7-8-9 December 2020

BroadGroup, the producers of Datacloud Global Congress and Awards, after discussions with industry partners, has taken the decision to reschedule the annual June dates for their event in Monaco to 7-9 December 2020.

Vertiv Launches Prefabricated Modular and TIER-Ready Data Centers

Vertiv (NYSE: VRT), global provider of infrastructure solutions, has partnered with Uptime Institute to launch its prefabricated modular data center solutions (PFM). These have been qualified as TIER-Ready by the Uptime Institute.

Modine Group Expands Data Center Cooling Activities into North American Market

Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE: MOD), a global provider of thermal management technology and solutions, has announced a strategic expansion of its data center cooling activities into the North American market.

NetApp Acquires Software-Defined Storage Provider Talon

NetApp has acquired Talon for an undisclosed sum of money. This software-defined storage solutions provider enables global enterprises to centralize and consolidate IT storage infrastructure. Talon’s software will integrate with NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP, Cloud Volumes Service and Azure NetApp Files solutions.

2020 OCP Global Summit Rescheduled as a Virtual Event

Amid growing global health concerns, the Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) has planned to reschedule their 2020 OCP Global Summit as a virtual event taking place the week of May 11th.

Pluribus Networks Releases UNUM Management Platform Version 5.2

Pluribus Networks, provider of an open, controllerless software-defined network fabric for data centers and distributed cloud edge environments, has released its UNUM Management Platform v5.2 which adds a number of key new capabilities, further enhancing SDN fabrics for data center environments.

cPacket Networks Completes $15 Million Funding Round

cPacket Networks, a provider of network-aware application and security assurance solutions, has completed a $15 million round of funding by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital. The investment will be used to accelerate cPacket’s focus on product innovation and deployment.

Kentik Unveils Redesigned AIOps Platform to Transform Network Operations

Kentik has announced the general availability of its redesigned AIOps platform purpose-built for network professionals. The new platform for network operations (NetOps) would solve today's biggest network challenge: effectively managing hybrid complexity and scale, at speed.

Asperitas and Shell Unveil New Immersion Cooling Fluid

Immersion cooling specialist Asperitas and Shell have announced the launch of their co-developed Shell Immersion Cooling Fluid S5 X. The new fluid is the product of the two companies’ strategic fluid development partnership and long-standing research and development relationship that aim to reduce data center energy consumption.

Dell Technologies Unveils Server and Data Center Solutions for the Edge

Dell Technologies now offers the following systems and software to help customers address the opportunities and challenges at their edge locations. These new offerings would help customers overcome edge compute, network and storage challenges.