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.

QTS Commences Development of Mega Data Center Campus in Hillsboro, Oregon

QTS Realty Trust has commenced development of a new mega colocation data center campus in Hillsboro, Oregon and believes the 92-acre site can ultimately support the construction of five mega data centers.

US Signal to Open New Greater Detroit Data Center

US Signal, a company offering connectivity, cloud hosting, colocation, data protection, and disaster recovery solutions - all powered by its wholly owned and operated fiber network, has planned the official opening of its new Greater Detroit data center.

Connectivity Upgrades in NetActuate’s Dubai Data Center

NetActuate has added new connectivity partners and upgraded network capacity in their Dubai data center. Local and regional providers have been added to boost application delivery speed and reliability both within the UAE and across MENA.

Kemp Buys Lithops to Expand R&D and Asia Pacific Operations

Network solutions provider, Kemp, has acquired Lithops Technologies - a developer of application networking and network security solutions and services based in New Delhi, India. The acquisition would further fuel the development of Kemp load balancer and AX products.

Everstream Launches New Fiber Network into Greater Chicago Market

Fiber network provider Everstream, a Midwest connectivity provider with more than 13,000 route miles of fiber and speeds up to 100 Gbps, has launched into the greater Chicago market, providing a new choice for businesses in the Chicago suburbs that require high-speed connectivity.

Survey: Top 6 Data Center Services in the U.S.

Organizations in the U.S. are increasingly turning to their data center providers to assist them with additional services beyond the day-to-day to maximize their return on investment (ROI), according to US Signal’s ‘2020 State of Data Center Offerings’ survey.

Vantage Data Centers Expands into Europe Through Acquisition of Etix

Vantage Data Centers, a global provider of hyperscale data center campuses, has unveiled its expansion into Europe through the acquisition of Etix Everywhere and greenfield developments in four additional European markets. Financial terms of the Etix transaction were not disclosed.

DE-CIX DirectROUTES Service Now Offers Direct Peering Access to Comcast

DE-CIX, one of the world’s largest Internet Exchange (IX) operators with a fast-growing IX in the New York metro area, now offers unique access to Comcast, America’s largest cable TV company, and second largest Internet Service Provider (ISP).

Honeywell Unveils New Cooling Technology for Data Centers

Honeywell, a Fortune 100 technology company (NYSE: HON), has launched a “breakthrough” platform of liquid heat transfer agents that would cool high-performance electronics more efficiently and effectively than traditional methods that use air and water. The new cooling solution form data centers is called Solstice E-Cooling.

Mission Critical Magazine Announces ‘Top Tier Product Awards’

Mission Critical Magazine’s inaugural Top Tier Product Awards is currently open for entries. Their ‘Top Tier Products Awards’ recognizes manufacturing excellence in mission critical equipment that embraces safety, energy efficiency, and innovative solutions – to ensure reliable uptime for the data centers of today and tomorrow.

365 Data Centers Buys Commack, Long Island Data Center

365 Data Centers, with facilities located in Boca Raton, Bridgewater (New Jersey), Buffalo, Chicago, Commack (Long Island), Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Indianapolis, Nashville, Philadelphia, New York City, and Tampa, has acquired the data center facility at 500 Commack Road in Commack, Long Island from mindSHIFT Technologies (a Ricoh company).