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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.

Data Center Switch Revenue Plunged in Q1, Says Dell’Oro Group

The worldwide data center switch market recorded its first decline in nine years, dropping 9 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, according to a recent report by Dell’Oro Group. The Q1 2020 revenue level was also the lowest in three years.

US Signal Expands Its Cloud & Data Protection Services to Additional Data Centers

Data center services provider, US Signal, is expanding its cloud and data protection capabilities to additional data centers.

Park Place Technologies Buys Custom Hardware Engineering & Consulting

Park Place Technologies, a provider of hardware maintenance for IT data centers supporting over 58,000 data centers in more than 150 countries, has acquired Missouri-based 3rd party maintenance provider, Custom Hardware Engineering & Consulting.

Megaport Brings SDN Services to Additional Evoque Data Centers

Megaport, a global Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) provider, has expanded its Software Defined Network (SDN) services to additional Evoque data center locations.

Hurricane Electric Deploys PoP in H5 Data Centers’ Denver Campus

Hurricane Electric, a company operating its own global IPv4 and IPv6 network, has added a new Point-of-Presence at H5 Data Centers’ purpose-built campus in the Denver Tech Center.

CyrusOne Deploys Liquid to Chip Cooling Solution with Asetek

Global data center company CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) has announced the use of the latest Internet Computer Concepts (ICC) and Asetek technologies for cooling design solutions across its data center campuses.

KKR Makes $1 Billion Equity Commitment to Form New Data Center Company

KKR, a global investment firm, and Franek Sodzawiczny, a data center entrepreneur and executive, have formed a new Global Technical Realty - a build-to-suit and roll-up acquisition data center company aiming at the European market.

Eurofiber Deploys Dark Fiber Between Data Centers of QTS in the Netherlands

Eurofiber, owner/operator of a 36,000KM fiberoptic network covering the Netherlands, Belgium and Northern France while stretching into Germany, will provide dark fiber between QTS’ data centers in Groningen and Eemshaven, in the Netherlands.

STACK Plans to Develop 12MW Data Center on Newly Acquired Plot in Atlanta

STACK INFRASTRUCTURE, a company delivering wholesale build-to suit, colocation, and powered shell solutions in seven U.S. markets today, announced plans for expansion of its data center campus in Atlanta, bringing STACK’s total critical capacity in this market to 20MW.

NVIDIA’s New Ampere Data Center GPU Now Shipping to Customers Worldwide

The first GPU based on the NVIDIA Ampere architecture, the NVIDIA A100, is in full production and shipping to customers worldwide now. Among the first to tap into the power of NVIDIA A100 GPUs is Microsoft, which intends to take advantage of their performance and scalability.

Compass Datacenters To Use ‘CarbonCure’ Concrete for its Facilities

The new to build facilities of Compass Datacenters will be built with concrete using CarbonCure technology, developed by Nova Scotia-based CarbonCure Technologies.