US Signal Commences Construction of Its 2nd Detroit Data Center, Adding 100,000 Sq. Ft.

US Signal has commenced the construction of its newest data center in Van Buren Township, Michigan, part of the greater Detroit area. The facility is slated to open its doors in Q4 2019. The new “state-of-the-art” facility will add up to 100,000 square feet of additional data center space in greater Detroit.

Data Center Management Platform HiveIO Unveals Revitalized UI

HiveIO has released a completely revitalized user interface (UI) for its Hive Fabric, providing a new way to visualize the data center. The new Hive Fabric 7.2 release would offer a user-driven design that instantly understands resource utilization, identifies issues, while providing real-time updates on changes across the data center.

Top 10 Data Center Industry Trends for 2019 According to Gartner

Gartner analysts have identified key technologies and trends that infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders within the cloud, hosting and data center industry must start preparing for to support digital infrastructure in 2019.

‘Top-5 Data Center Trends in 2019: Edge Will Drive Change’

The ‘edge’ of the network continues to be the epicenter of innovation in the data center space as the calendar turns to 2019, stated data center expert organization Vertiv. Increasing sophistication of the edge would be among the data center trends to watch in 2019 as identified by Vertiv experts from around the globe.

Software-Defined Server Provider TidalScale Raises $27M In Series B Funding

TidalScale, a provider of software-defined servers - right-sizing servers on demand, has now raised $27 million in an “oversubscribed” Series B funding.

IaaS Scale-up NovoServe Reaches 2,000 Dedicated Servers Under Management

NovoServe, a Netherlands based IaaS hosting company backed by venture capital from investors including BE Beteiligungen GmbH and data center presence in the Netherlands and Frankfurt, Germany, has reached its milestone of 2,000 dedicated servers under management.

Green House Data Plans to Expand Data Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Green House Data has announced the Phase 3 expansion of its Cheyenne, Wyoming data center and headquarters. Construction of the new data center expansion has begun already and is expected to be complete within Q1 2019. Phase 3 will add two new data center floors for a combined 7,500 square feet of white space.

HPE Accelerates AI, Big Data Capabilities, Acquires BlueData

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced to acquire BlueData, a provider of software that transforms how enterprises deploy artificial intelligence (AI) and big data analytics, expanding HPE’s offerings in these rapidly growing markets.

KickStart Europe Announces 2nd Edition of Its International Data Center Industry Event

The second edition of the KickStart Europe event, an initiative of Digital Gateway to Europe, will be held in Amsterdam, at the RAI exhibition and convention center, January 14-15, 2019. This annual event for the international data center industry will again bring together global digital leaders and experts.

RF Code Hires Tom Bishop As Vice President of Data Center Services

Austin, Texas-based RF Code has appointed veteran technologist Tom Bishop as Vice President of Data Center Services. In his new role, Mr. Bishop will be responsible for driving RF Code’s “next generation” product rollouts, and the commercial availability of RF Code’s ‘Edge Data Center’ solution.

Gemalto Expands EU Cloud Delivery Footprint for Access Management As a Service

Global digital security company, Gemalto, with 2017 annual revenues of €3 billion and customers in over 180 countries, is expanding its cloud delivery footprint for Access Management As-a-Service solutions across the European Union with additional data centers in the region.

COLO-D Ranked 3rd Fastest Growing Company in Canada

COLO-D, a Canada–based company designing, developing and operating flexible data center solutions with clients including cloud providers, financial institutions, government agencies and large enterprises, has ranked 3rd in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program award for its “rapid revenue growth, entrepreneurial spirit and bold innovation.” Completes First Step of AMS1 Data Center Expansion, Upgrades Power Capacity to 10MW, a channel-focused provider of colocation services with month-to-month contracts and a planned roll-out of data centers in key markets worldwide, has completed the first step of the second phase expansion of its flagship AMS1 data center in Amsterdam – by upgrading the current power grid connection to 10MW (!) of available capacity.

Tencent Transmits Single-Wavelength 600Gbit/s Signals Over Its OPC-4 Open Line System

Tencent has successfully transmitted single-wavelength 600Gbit/s signals over its OPC-4 open line system (OLS) using the ADVA FSP 3000 CloudConnect TeraFlex solution. This trial would be a first for the Chinese market and a milestone for metro data center interconnect (DCI) networks.