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.

Quantum Expands Portfolio with New Line of NVMe Storage Appliances

Storage solutions vendor Quantum (OTCPK: QMCO) has announced the release of a new, lower-priced addition to its “award-winning” Quantum  F-Series family of NVMe storage appliances, the F1000.

Data Center World to Host Inaugural Innovation Startup Challenge at 2020 Event

Data Center World, a global conference for data center, facilities and IT infrastructure professionals, has announced the inaugural Data Center World Innovation Startup Challenge taking place at its annual conference in San Antonio, Texas on March 16-19, 2020.

Expert Blog: Wood is good! How to ‘Turn the Tide’ on the Data Center...

Read the latest Expert Blog on by Jonathan Evans: ''Wood is good! How to ‘Turn the Tide’ on the Data Center Carbon Footprint''.

Cumulus Networks Partners with HPE to Deliver Open Storage Networking

Cumulus Networks, a company that provides networking software to design, run, and operate “modern” data centers, has partnered with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to bring open, highly automated and scalable storage networking solutions to rapidly expanding data centers.

Rahi Systems Launches Cloud Strategy Headed by Rahi’s New CTO Matt Robinson

Rahi Systems announced today the launch of its cloud strategy and the addition of Matt Robinson as CTO for cloud and infrastructure. Robinson will lead the development of Rahi’s cloud services, which is intended to leverage Rahi’s ability to deliver efficient data center infrastructure.

Cloud-Native SD-WAN Provider Adaptiv Networks Acquires LiveQoS

Adaptiv Networks has acquired the assets of LiveQoS. The acquired company is a provider of network technologies designed to improve the Quality of Experience (QoE) for demanding, real-time, and business critical applications over the Internet.

Cloud Spending from 0 to $100B in 10 Years, Enterprise Data Center Spending Stagnates

Enterprise IT spending over the last 10 years shows that annual spending on cloud infrastructure services has gone from virtually zero to almost $100 billion, according to Synergy Research Group’s Decade’s Megatrends in Numbers report.

Juniper Networks Names New VP of Worldwide Channel and Virtual Sales

Network solutions vendor Juniper Networks has appointment Gordon Mackintosh as its new Worldwide Vice President of Channel and Virtual Sales. In this role, Mr. Mackintosh will help drive Juniper’s go-to-market strategy for channel partners.

Iron Mountain Invests over $225M to Expand Data Center Campus in Northern Virginia

Storage and information management provider Iron Mountain has announced the expansion of its Manassas, Northern Virginia, data center campus, with construction of VA-2 underway.

Top-12 Most Interesting Acquisitions in 2nd Half of 2019

This week our editors provide you with a Top-12 list of the most interesting news items on the latest MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS within the global cloud, hosting and data center market.

Zayo Adds New Wavelength Route Connecting Montreal to Albany, New York

Zayo has announced a new 100G capable wavelength route from Montreal, Quebec to Albany, New York. The new route will provide multiple terabits of long-haul transport capacity between Montreal and major northeast U.S. markets and is expected to be in service by January 2020.