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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.

Eurofiber Subsidiary Dataplace to Build Tier III Colocation Data Center in Amsterdam Region

Dataplace has announced its plans to build a “Tier III” data center in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands. The new data center in the Amsterdam region is designed for full 2N configuration while being equipped with “state-of-the-art” technologies.

CyrusOne Plans New 72MW Data Center Campus in Amsterdam Metro Area

CyrusOne has acquired 15.5 acres of land from Schiphol Area Development Company N.V. (‘SADC’), a developer of “high-quality” business parks in the Amsterdam metropolitan area, for the development of a new data center campus in PolanenPark.

City of Las Vegas Starts Trial-Use of NTT’s Smart City Offering

The City of Las Vegas will start trial-use of NTT’s Smart City solution during spring 2019 for the consideration of the full-scale service beginning in summer 2019. The NTT solution is a secured, distributed platform that deploys micro data centers to sensors in the designated area to improve situational awareness through video and sound data.

US Signal Commences Construction of Its 2nd Detroit Data Center, Adding 100,000 Sq. Ft.

US Signal has commenced the construction of its newest data center in Van Buren Township, Michigan, part of the greater Detroit area. The facility is slated to open its doors in Q4 2019. The new “state-of-the-art” facility will add up to 100,000 square feet of additional data center space in greater Detroit.

Data Center Management Platform HiveIO Unveals Revitalized UI

HiveIO has released a completely revitalized user interface (UI) for its Hive Fabric, providing a new way to visualize the data center. The new Hive Fabric 7.2 release would offer a user-driven design that instantly understands resource utilization, identifies issues, while providing real-time updates on changes across the data center.

Top 10 Data Center Industry Trends for 2019 According to Gartner

Gartner analysts have identified key technologies and trends that infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders within the cloud, hosting and data center industry must start preparing for to support digital infrastructure in 2019.

‘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.

Software-Defined Server Provider TidalScale Raises $27M In Series B Funding

TidalScale, a provider of software-defined servers - right-sizing servers on demand, has now raised $27 million in an “oversubscribed” Series B funding.

IaaS Scale-up NovoServe Reaches 2,000 Dedicated Servers Under Management

NovoServe, a Netherlands based IaaS hosting company backed by venture capital from investors including BE Beteiligungen GmbH and data center presence in the Netherlands and Frankfurt, Germany, has reached its milestone of 2,000 dedicated servers under management.

Green House Data Plans to Expand Data Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Green House Data has announced the Phase 3 expansion of its Cheyenne, Wyoming data center and headquarters. Construction of the new data center expansion has begun already and is expected to be complete within Q1 2019. Phase 3 will add two new data center floors for a combined 7,500 square feet of white space.

HPE Accelerates AI, Big Data Capabilities, Acquires BlueData

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced to acquire BlueData, a provider of software that transforms how enterprises deploy artificial intelligence (AI) and big data analytics, expanding HPE’s offerings in these rapidly growing markets.