Specialist data center news for North America
“Unusual" growth in public cloud infrastructure market - here's why
Public cloud provider spending on data center infrastructure surged forward in 2018's first quarter, the highest growth figure seen in nine quarters.
HPE leaping ahead in exascale race with world's largest Arm supercomputer
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced a major stepping stone in its path to exascale computing with a new supercomputer for the U.S. DOE.
Digital Realty turns old printing plant into third Toronto data center
Digital Realty has converted what was once Toronto's largest newspaper facility into one of the most efficient and reliable data centers in the area.
Industry cloud market among best opportunities over next decade
IDC says worldwide spending on industry cloud is undertaking a huge surge this year, led by healthcare providers but with growth in all other sectors.
Global eFPGA market to triple by 2024, reaching US$9 billion
Opportunity in the eFPGA market is growing as it renovates the chip design process and changes the way the data centres are maintained.
Gartner: global server market revenues still growing strongly
Revenue increased by 33.4% and shipments grew by 17.3% year over year for Q1 2018.
Trend Micro extends container security solution to work at the speed of DevOps
Deep Security Smart Check identifies security issues prior to deployment with container image scanning.
Exclusive: Vertiv CEO reveals company’s bets for the future
At this year’s Datacloud Europe event in Monaco, we were able to sit down with Vertiv CEO Rob Johnson to discuss some of what is to come.
Industry heavyweights debate the future at Datacloud Europe 2018
“In the next decade, society will demand more computing power but will not tolerate an increased energy footprint. We need data centre disruption."
Equinix, EBRC, EvoSwitch, & SAP Cloud ERP among 2018 Datacloud Awards' winners
Last night saw the 11th Datacloud Awards take place in Monaco with many companies and individuals gracing the stage - check out the full list here.
Cohesity raises US$250 million in funding round
Cohesity announced it raised $250 million in an oversubscribed Series D funding round led by the SoftBank Vision Fund.
China growth drives rebound in Passive Optical Network market
After a period of continuous decline, a new report has found the Passive Optical Network (PON) market has bounced back - but it could be short-lived.
The hard question from Lenovo: Is your data centre sustainable?
Lenovo Data Centre Group's Rob Makin shares how organisations that embrace a green data centre strategy will be the winners long term.
HPE seeks to ‘redefine’ storage networking with new M-series
"With M-series, next-generation storage vendors and data vendors now truly have a next-generation fabric."
Self-driving cars are cool, but what about the self-driving data centre?
Pure Storage's regional vice president discusses how a self-driving data centre is self-managing, optimising, and restoring - much cooler than a car.
How Big Data is slowly destroying our environment
I started my career around 30 years ago at one of the largest investment banks on Wall Street. Their data center was huge.
Data center sustainability: The hunt for renewables is on at an enterprise level
Ten years ago, you wouldn’t be able to source a utility-scale solar project that was cost-neutral to the price of utility power. Today it’s possible.
MEF announces significant progress in its MEF 3.0 project
Today MEF published new Ethernet and IP specifications, progressing Layer 1 projects and the first multi-vendor SD-WAN implementation project.
What role does AI have to play in the modern data centre?
Scale Computing's Jason Collier delves into the very hot topic of AI in data centres, including what organisations need to do moving forward.
Interview: Rubrik EMEA director sheds light on data storage's future
We spoke with Rubrik Western EMEA director Martin Brown about the data centre industry, cybercrime, and some of the trends the company is pursuing.
Schneider Electric HyperPod wins Data Centre Innovation of the Year award
The award, decided by popular vote, recognises the company for innovation and leadership.
PCCW Global to offer automated provisioning & routing with acquisition
The fruits of PCCW Globals' November acquisition of Consule Connect explained.
Govt cloud service provider Vault opts with Mellanox and Cumulus
Vault Systems has chosen to work with Mellanox and Cumulus Networks in providing a cloud service fit for a government.
Equinix: Is GDPR overhyped?
Clearly, the GDPR is not suffering from underexposure, but is it overhyped?
Microsoft says it's time to bin the on-prem data centre
Microsoft released a report revealing the environmental benefits of ditching the on-prem data centre in favour of Microsoft Cloud.
Study finds effective cooling improves data centre energy efficiency by 64%
A study from Schneider Electric gathered data from two data centres in very different climates (Frankfurt & Germany) with some interesting results.
Interoute shares measures taken to win energy efficiency award
After winning the SIG GIGA Trophy, Interoute has laid bare some of its innovations in energy efficiency at its Geneva data centre.
GDPR a "phenomenally powerful" opportunity if done right
There’s no doubt you’ve been drowning in GDPR recently but we were able to break away from the hype and speak with THE expert on the matter.
Vertiv shows us what the future of data centers looks like
Debate is ongoing, but 2018 will see those discussions advance toward action and answers.
QTSC April 2016 Summit: eBay Hosts IDCA’s Technical Standards Committee at its Flagship Data Center in Salt Lake City
The authorities quarterly sumit comes to Salt Lake City and the home of eBay's flagship data center.