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.

NetActuate Expands into 2nd Data Center in Paris, France

NetActuate has expanded into a new data center in Paris, France. This new deployment is meant to improve NetActuate’s network reach and performance across Middle East, Africa, and European markets, and increase the availability of bare metal and virtual compute resources.

Rahi Systems Partners With maincubes for Data Center Solution Setups in Europe

maincubes today announced a partnership with Rahi Systems – a Global IT Solutions Provider offering a full suite of solutions in physical infrastructure, storage, compute, networking, power and cooling, and audio/video.

IDC: Growing Investment in Ethernet Switching, Routing, SDN and SD-WAN

Enterprises are realizing the critical role the network plays in their broader IT transformation initiatives, says research firm IDC. This has led to growing investment in Ethernet switching, routing, SDN and SD-WAN platforms and architectures.

European Colocation Provider maincubes Achieves ‘DE-CIX Enabled Site’ Status

maincubes, an expanding European data center operator with currently two facilities – located in Frankfurt, Germany and Amsterdam Schiphol-Rijk, the Netherlands respectively, has achieved the DE-CIX Enabled Site status.

Launch of Oklahoma’s first IXP in RACK59 Data Center

Internet eXchange Oklahoma City (iX-OKC) has created Oklahoma’s first IXP peering fabric and is located in RACK59 Data Center’s carrier hotel.

Eurofiber Conducts Major DWDM Network Upgrade at maincubes Amsterdam AMS01 Data Center

Eurofiber, a fast-growing international provider of fiber-optic network services, has significantly upgraded its Point-of-Presence (PoP) in the maincubes AMS01 colocation data center in Amsterdam Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands.

US Colocation Provider DC BLOX Launches Channel Partner Program

DC BLOX, a US colocation data center provider has announced the official launch of its Channel Partner program.

KPN’s Data Center Subsidiary NLDC Acquired by Private Equity Firm DWS

KPN has reached agreement to sell its data center subsidiary NLDC to a private equity fund managed by DWS - a global infrastructure investment manager. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Ooredoo Qatar Selects Nokia to Build Its 5G Cloud Native Core Network

Qatar's leading communications company, Ooredoo Qatar, has selected Nokia to build its 5G cloud native core network to support delivery of enhanced mobile broadband services.

Compass Datacenters Commences Construction of 75MW Data Center Campus in Northern Virginia

Compass Datacenters has commenced construction of its first data center in Loudoun County, Virginia. The 6MW building will be located on Compass’ announced Loudoun campus, which is planned for 500,000 square feet and 75MW of critical IT capacity.

Green House Data Acquires DevOps Development Firm, Deliveron

Green House Data has acquired Deliveron - an “agile-focused” DevOps development firm. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Atos Unveils ‘High-Performing’ Edge Computing Server for IoT

Atos, a global provider of ‘digital transformation’ solutions with over 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of over € 11 billion, has launched its BullSequana Edge solution - a ‘high-performing’ edge computing server to manage Internet of Things (IoT) data at the edge.

Colocation Provider Expands Its Amsterdam AMS01 Facility has announced the development of an additional 50 percent of data center whitespace in Amsterdam. The expansion project will increase the available whitespace power by an additional 1,5MW.

Telefónica Group Brand Telxius to Establish Presence in phoenixNAP’s Flagship Data Center

Telxius, the infrastructure company of the Telefónica Group managing an international network of 87,000 km of high capacity fiber optic submarine cables, with over 16,700 telecommunications towers in six countries, has established presence at phoenixNAP’s flagship data center in Phoenix.