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.

Switch Datacenter Group Sells Amsterdam AMS1 Data Center to Equinix for €30M

Switch Datacenter Group has announced the transfer of its AMS1 colocation data center and operations to Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) - in an all-cash transaction for €30 million ($34 million).

Excelero and Lenovo Collaborate to Bring NVMesh to ThinkSystem Portfolio

Excelero is collaborating with Lenovo Data Center Group to provide Excelero’s NVMesh software-defined block storage solutions to Lenovo customers and channel partners worldwide.

e-shelter Expands in Europe, Opens First Data Center in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

NTT Com has opened its latest European data center campus ‘Amsterdam 1 Data Center’ today in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. AMS1 becomes the 21st data center in Europe being operated by NTT Com through its data center services subsidiary e-shelter. This European data center platform now leverages more than 400 MVA power capacity in with plans for significant further expansions.

Legrand Adds Starline Busway Products to Data Center Portfolio, Completes Acquisition

Euronext Paris listed company Legrand further expands its global data center technology offerings by completing another acquisition and adding Universal Electric Corporation (UEC) to its family of data center brands.

Global Spend on Data Center Hardware and Software Up 17 Percent in 2018

Worldwide spend on data center hardware and software grew by 17 percent in 2018, according to a new report published by Synergy Research Group. Global spending on hardware and software Main driver for this growth in demand in 2018 is cloud.

Cloud Platform Russia-based Linxdatacenter Now Certified by SAP

Linxdatacenter, an international provider of colocation, cloud and connectivity solutions, with data centers located in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia as well as a partner facility in Warsaw, Poland, has announced that its cloud and infrastructure solutions have now been certified by SAP.

Megaport Elastic Cloud Connectivity Available in EdgeConneX’s Denver Data Center

Megaport, a global Network as a Service (NaaS) provider servicing more than 1,350 customers in over 400 enabled data centers worldwide, has completed the deployment of its elastic cloud connectivity fabric at EdgeConneX’s Denver data center.

Boston, Asperitas Launch Four Liquid Cooling-powered Solutions for CPU and GPU Workloads

Global systems integrator Boston and liquid cooled ‘Immersed Computing’ provider Asperitas have taken their partnership, announced at CloudFest 2018, to another level with the introduction at CloudFest 2019 of four plug-and-play solutions for cloud and compute for CPU and GPU workloads.

STORDIS Launches Two Tofino-based Bare-Metal Switches

STORDIS has launched two bare-metal switches powered by the fully programmable Barefoot Tofino ASIC. The STORDIS Advanced Programmable Switches (APS) would offer comprehensive 1588v2 time synchronization support, as well as providing more powerful processing, higher memory and greater in-built storage capacity.

QTS Expands Its Managed Public Cloud Offerings with Microsoft Azure

QTS has announced the availability of its QTS Managed Azure Essential service. As the newest member of QTS' family of managed public cloud solutions, QTS Managed Azure Essential would offer tools to monitor environments, analyze usage, optimize costs and enhance security.

Vertiv Adds Switch’s Patented Data Center Technologies to Its Portfolio

Vertiv has announced the completion of a licensing agreement for Switch's “revolutionary” hot and cold aisle containment technology and cooling systems.

Wiwynn Introduces Its Latest Open19 Server, SV6100G3

Data center solutions vendor Wiwynn has launched its latest Open19 server, SV6100G3 - featuring “advanced compute performance” based on Microsoft’s Project Olympus server specification.

‘EMEA Has Been Identified As a Primary Region for OCP Technology Growth’

Switch Datacenters has successfully audited against OCP’s checklist for compliance and becomes one of the first European colocation services data centers (DC) to achieve OCP-Ready status.

Seaborn Networks Establishes Interconnection to DE-CIX New York

Seaborn Networks has established an interconnection to DE-CIX New York, enabling turn-key direct access from Seabras-1.