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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.

NVIDIA Unveils Data Center Infrastructure Processing Unit, BlueField-3

NVIDIA has announced a brand-new data processing unit named NVIDIA BlueField-3 DPU. The DPU would deliver “powerful” software-defined networking, cybersecurity acceleration, and storage capabilities available for data centers.

Kemp Adds Network Telemetry to Its Load Balancer

Kemp has announced that it is going to create a combination application experience (ax) with network performance monitoring and diagnostic (NPMD) capabilities of its Flowmon product line with the LoadMaster load balancer.

Cologix Buys Cloud Gateway Data Center from vXchnge in Silicon Valley

Data center company Cologix has acquired a five-acre data center campus from vXchnge. The acquired facility has an existing 9 MW of power, with room to expand by a further 10 MW. In Silicon Valley, one of the world’s largest interconnection hubs and home to quite some iconic technology companies.

Park Place Technologies Opens New Office and Operation Center in Boston Region

Global data center management and services company, Park Place Technologies, has opened a new office and operations center in Westborough, Massachusetts. The new location, designed by leading design and architecture firm Vocon, will house more than 120 Park Place employees.

Data Center Services Provider Flexential Unveils Hosted Private Cloud Offering

Flexential, a provider of data center, colocation, cloud and connectivity services, has launched its Hosted Private Cloud - Advanced vCenter Access cloud solution. It’s a new cloud product that offers its users full cloud control and VMWare vCenter management.

Pluribus Networks Rolls Out New Series of Network Switches

To meet high capacity demands of cloud networks, Pluribus Networks has launched three new Freedom 9000 series network switches. These network switches are based on silicon from the Broadcom StrataXGS Trident 3 switch series and would deliver high performance, and are designed especially for enterprise, cloud service provider, and communication service provider data center networks.

Dutch Government Invests €615 Million in Quantum Technology

Part of an overall research and development investment plan of €1.35 billion, the Dutch government, through their National Growth Fund will invest €615 million in Quantum Delta NL.

21Vianet Selects Juniper Networks for Its Newly Expanded Data Center in China

One of the largest carrier-neutral data center service providers in China, 21Vianet, has chosen Juniper Networks for their very scalable MX series universal routers - to power their recently expanded interconnected data center.

Microsoft Adopts Boiling Liquid in Data Centers, Wiwynn Boosting Immersion Cooling

Two big announcements in computer server cooling have surfaced with Microsoft testing a liquid boil option, and Wiwynn making investments in Immersion Cooling Development for data centers.

2021 Data Storage Technology Forecast by Spectra Logic

Spectra Logic, a data storage and management solutions firm, has announced the publication of its annual Data Storage Outlook report. Spectra Logic’s 2021 Data Storage Outlook report gives a forecast for various data storage technologies consisting of a magnetic disk, flash, hybrid cloud, tape, persistent memory, and optical, with a long-sighted view into future technologies.

Cisco Offers More Flexibility to Users with As-A-Service Model

Cisco has introduced Cisco Plus which is an as-a-service strategy to help customers in connecting, securing, and automating to boost the digital agility in a cloud-preferring world. The vendor will be rolling out flexible buying and consumption models to customers. Cisco is making changes in its go-to-market strategy for software, hardware, and services in order to meet their customer’s needs.