Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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.

Cloud Provider Data Center Gear Spending Jumps while Enterprise Declines

New Q3 data from Synergy Research Group shows that worldwide spend on data center hardware and software nudged upwards by 2% from the third quarter of 2019, thanks entirely to a 21% jump in spending on public cloud infrastructure, which pushed it to an all-time high.

Hurricane Electric Adds Network PoP with H5 Data Centers

IPv6-native Internet backbone provider, Hurricane Electric, has added a new network Point-of-Presence (PoP) with wholesale data center owner/operator H5 Data Centers. The latest network PoP is Hurricane Electric’s seventh such PoP with H5 Data Centers and is located at 2600 W. Germann Rd, in Chandler, Arizona.

Broadcom Releases 7nm 800G PAM-4 PHY Devices for Data Center, Cloud and AI

Broadcom (NASDAQ: AVGO) has expanded its portfolio with the launch of “high-performance” 7nm 800G PAM-4 PHY devices for data center, cloud and AI networks.

Expert Blog: 10 Ways DCIM Software Can Help Plan a Data Center Migration

Data center migrations are complicated projects that can strike dread into the hearts of even the most experienced data center managers. Aside from organizing various teams for different aspects of the move, you also need to ensure that the right assets are moved and installed safely and correctly and keep all stakeholders apprised of progress and new developments. Want to learn more? Read the Expert Blog by Herman Chan, President of Sunbird Software.

Lenovo Data Center Group Unveils New Data Management Solutions

Lenovo Data Center Group has launched new end-to-end data management solutions. It would allow customers of all sizes to harness data in their data center environments more securely and efficiently, from edge to core to cloud, with a single set of tools and capabilities.

Open Q&A with Intel: How to Leverage API-driven Bare Metal in a Public Cloud...

Infrastructure automation is rapidly gaining ground as one of the core needs of the modern IT. phoenixNAP’s Bare Metal Cloud addresses this need by...

Juniper Networks Acquires Intent-Based Networking Company Apstra

AI-driven network solutions provider Juniper Networks has acquired Apstra, a provider of intent-based networking and automated closed loop assurance. Apstra was founded to automate the data center as a holistic system from its initial design to all aspects of its operation and maintenance.

Rittal North America Unveils New TS IT Pro Server Rack Enclosures

Rittal North America has launched its new TS IT Pro enclosures. These new data center cabinets would be ideal for a range of applications, from large scale deployments ready to roll in place, to high density cooling and cabling solutions.

Stream Data Centers Expands Chicago Presence with Second Facility

Data center infrastructure provider Stream Data Centers, with 90% of inventory leased to Fortune 500 customers, has acquired a new 208,000-square-foot industrial property set for redevelopment in Chicagoland’s Elk Grove Village, Illinois.

ActualTech Media Gorilla Guide Webisode: Securing a Remote Workforce

Join our very own EVP of Products William Bell at ActualTech Media Gorilla Guide webisode “Securing a Remote Workforce”. Discover how your organization can...

CyrusOne Unveils Google Cloud Direct Connect Offering

CyrusOne has added new options for direct connectivity to Google Cloud at some of its U.S. data centers. The company has deployed five new direct on-ramps in Aurora, Austin, Houston, San Antonio, as well as their newly operational Council Bluffs facility.