External Data Center News

The latest industry news from external feeds


Friday, October 17th


Fri, 10/17/14 @ 16:00 - From Data Center Knowledge

As it enters the facility management business, QTS Realty sees its new Princeton campus as an ideal showcase for its approach to data center services. Read More

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Fri, 10/17/14 @ 15:33 - From Data Center Knowledge

French hosting giant preparing to launch cloud services for big data, HPC, database workloads Read More

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Fri, 10/17/14 @ 14:31 - From Data Center Knowledge

DCIM Solutions to build 3D data center models for clients and measure them against the three ACE dimensions Read More

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Fri, 10/17/14 @ 12:30 - From Data Center Knowledge

Rackspace announces launch of OnMetal Cloud Big Data Platform at the Strata + Hadoop World conference this week. Read More

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Fri, 10/17/14 @ 11:51 - From Data Center Knowledge

Commissions first 30,000 square feet of pre-leased space Read More

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Fri, 10/17/14 @ 10:58 - From Data Center Knowledge

Says Sentilla’s IT management tool complements its cloud management and network performance analytics software Read More

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Fri, 10/17/14 @ 09:00 - From Information Technology Strategic Thinking

Originally posted @ Gigaom Research 10/13/2014 http://research.gigaom.com/2014/10/what-do-cloud-consolidation-and-disruption-have-in-common/ One thing is for sure, we can expect to see much more of cloud consolidation and disruption happening in the IT space over the coming months and years. Recently, Cisco, EMC, HP and … Continue reading →

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Fri, 10/17/14 @ 09:00 - From Data Center Knowledge

Another weekend is (practically) here and we're in a Friday Funny mood. Submit your best caption for this week's Kip and Gary cartoon! Read More

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Fri, 10/17/14 @ 09:59 - From Data Center Knowledge

Partners plan to integrate Red Hat's OpenStack distribution with Cloudera's Hadoop tools for enterprises Read More

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Thursday, October 16th


Thu, 10/16/14 @ 16:30 - From Data Center Knowledge

In one of the largest colocation deals ever, photo editing and sharing service Shutterfly Inc. is deploying 1,000 cabinets at the SUPERNAP data center campus in Las Vegas. Read More

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Saturday, October 11th


Sat, 10/11/14 @ 14:30 - From Data Center Knowledge

Here's a look at some of the most read stories on Data Center Knowledge this week Read More

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Friday, October 10th


Fri, 10/10/14 @ 15:07 - From Data Center Knowledge

Makes 4MW in Quincy, Washington, available for mining ASIC hosting Read More

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Fri, 10/10/14 @ 11:19 - From Data Center Knowledge

The company's Patchview+ network management product now tightly coupled with its CenterView DCIM Read More

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Fri, 10/10/14 @ 11:49 - From Data Center Knowledge

Says demand for data center capacity in Science Park drove it to accelerate expansion project Read More

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Fri, 10/10/14 @ 10:33 - From Data Center Knowledge

Enterprise Hadoop platform and famous data warehouse now tightly integrated, companies start cross-selling each other's products Read More

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Fri, 10/10/14 @ 09:00 - From Information Technology Strategic Thinking

Originally posted @ Gigaom Research http://research.gigaom.com/2014/10/8-reasons-not-to-move-to-cloud/ Cloud-based solutions present the largest opportunity today for the enterprise, business, IT and the Chief Information Officer (CIO). Recent conversations have posed the question about cloud adoption in the enterprise. On the whole, just … Continue reading →

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Fri, 10/10/14 @ 09:00 - From Data Center Knowledge

It's a bit dreary in the Midwestern states but that's not ruining our mood. Let's add a little sunshine to this rainy afternoon with our Friday Funny Caption Contest. Read More

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Fri, 10/10/14 @ 09:56 - From Data Center Knowledge

RightScale breaks down the reboot's effects on its users Read More

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Fri, 10/10/14 @ 05:00 - From Data Center Knowledge

Yes, everything IS moving to the cloud, and no, leasing is NOT much cheaper than building Read More

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Thursday, October 9th


Thu, 10/9/14 @ 14:03 - From Data Center Knowledge

Gains more flexibility in funding multiple U.S. construction projects Read More

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Thu, 10/9/14 @ 14:30 - From Data Center Knowledge

Amid price declines, Bitcoin miners see a future shaped by transaction fees and a more enterprise-friendly mining data center network Read More

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Thu, 10/9/14 @ 10:00 - From Information Technology Strategic Thinking

Originally posted @ Gigaom Research 10/8/2014 http://research.gigaom.com/2014/10/could-rackspace-start-the-cloud-vertical-movement/ There are plenty of other posts detailing whether Rackspace (NYSE: RAX) should sell or split. I detailed my own thoughts here back in May 2014. With the speculation continuing to twist in different … Continue reading →

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Saturday, October 4th


Sat, 10/4/14 @ 14:30 - From Data Center Knowledge

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Friday, October 3rd


Fri, 10/3/14 @ 12:00 - From Data Center Knowledge

Provider invests $10M in data center and upgrades, including EMC and Cisco UCS cloud infrastructure Read More

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Fri, 10/3/14 @ 12:31 - From Data Center Knowledge

AWS reboot to apply a patch to Xen included reboot of 218 of Netflix's Cassandra nodes, but the system persevered Read More

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Fri, 10/3/14 @ 11:30 - From Data Center Knowledge

Deal brings Python-based Big Data tools into Cloudera's portfolio and Python experts to its talent pool Read More

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Fri, 10/3/14 @ 10:03 - From Data Center Knowledge

Makes "technical preview" of yet unnamed upcoming Windows Server and System Center releases available for public testing Read More

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Fri, 10/3/14 @ 10:30 - From Data Center Knowledge

Every size, from one rack to several megawatts, will be available at the 350,000 sq ft Houston 2 facility Read More

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Fri, 10/3/14 @ 10:51 - From Data Center Knowledge

Unveils first server based on the OpenPOWER stack, claims better performance than Xeon-based systems Read More

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Fri, 10/3/14 @ 09:30 - From Data Center Knowledge

It's hard to believe, data center friends, but October is upon us again. Let's get in the Halloween spirit with this week's Friday Funny! Read More

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Fri, 10/3/14 @ 09:00 - From Information Technology Strategic Thinking

Originally posted @ Gigaom Research 9/29/2014 http://research.gigaom.com/2014/09/is-the-cloud-instable-and-what-can-we-do-about-it/   The recent major reboots of cloud-based infrastructure by Amazon and Rackspace has resurfaced the question about cloud instability. Days before the reboot, both Amazon and Rackspace noted that the reboots were due … Continue reading →

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Fri, 10/3/14 @ 08:30 - From Data Center Knowledge

Outside of a small number of players, Big Data is not really all that big, writes Michael Bushong of Plexxi. But that doesn’t mean that architects building out infrastructure for a Big Data era can ignore scale altogether. Read More

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Fri, 10/3/14 @ 05:00 - From Data Center Knowledge

CoreSite leaves nothing off the table when optimizing data centers for energy efficiency Read More

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Thursday, October 2nd


Thu, 10/2/14 @ 14:00 - From Data Center Knowledge

Operator plans to fine-tune economization, VFDs and containment to reach 20% energy reduction goal Read More

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Wednesday, October 1st


Wed, 10/1/14 @ 05:00 - From Data Center Knowledge

Company pushes strategy to provide a single platform for IaaS, PaaS and SaaS for enterprises Read More

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Wed, 10/1/14 @ 00:00 - From Data Center Knowledge

Platform provides visibility into containers that are running and the host's behavior Read More

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Tuesday, September 30th


Tue, 9/30/14 @ 14:19 - From Data Center Knowledge

Pledge, along with 17 other organizations, to cut data center energy use by 20 percent Read More

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Tue, 9/30/14 @ 14:30 - From Data Center Knowledge

Company considering partnerships with local service providers Read More

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Tue, 9/30/14 @ 13:12 - From Data Center Knowledge

After many years in planning, facility badly needed to replace 34-year-old legacy building comes online Read More

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Tue, 9/30/14 @ 13:36 - From Data Center Knowledge

Says he wants to work "on the front lines" of third-platform adoption with Fortune 100 enterprises Read More

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Tue, 9/30/14 @ 10:20 - From Data Center Knowledge

Company expands global infrastructure to support its hefty cloud services ambitions Read More

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Tue, 9/30/14 @ 09:00 - From Data Center Knowledge

Sequoia leads round in company with purely cloud-based IT systems analytics system Read More

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Tue, 9/30/14 @ 09:00 - From Data Center Knowledge

Learn how new data types drive requirements around every IT infrastructure, and the ability to support SAN & NAS in a single unified hybrid backup solution! Read More

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Tue, 9/30/14 @ 09:33 - From Data Center Knowledge

Views expansion as opportunity to sell cloud into industries with data sovereignty requirements Read More

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Tue, 9/30/14 @ 05:00 - From Data Center Knowledge

Customers in any Digital facility can link to vCloud Air services hosted in Dallas data center privately and free of charge before year’s end Read More

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Monday, September 29th


Mon, 9/29/14 @ 17:12 - From Information Technology Strategic Thinking

Originally posted @ Gigaom Research 9/22/2014 http://research.gigaom.com/2014/09/5-things-to-prepare-the-cio-for-disruption/   For years, IT organizations operated in a certain way. They provided a relatively standard service in a particular way. Of course, both of these evolved incrementally year over year. Over the past … Continue reading →

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Mon, 9/29/14 @ 16:00 - From Data Center Knowledge

Location important for clients who have to stay within the Great Firewall of China Read More

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Saturday, September 27th


Sat, 9/27/14 @ 14:30 - From Data Center Knowledge

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Friday, September 26th


Fri, 9/26/14 @ 14:00 - From Data Center Knowledge

GAO finds many agencies still have trouble calculating cost savings from data center closures Read More

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Fri, 9/26/14 @ 13:46 - From Data Center Knowledge

Digital 365 Main continues to expand available networks, Bytegrid adds important dark fiber player Zayo to its connectivity offerings Read More

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