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.

Hetzner‘s 150,000 Sq Mtr Data Center Park in Finland Now ISO 27001 Compliant

Only 18 months after going live, web hosting provider Hetzner - a large hosting company operating its business since 1997, has received the ISO 27001 certificate for information security for its data center campus in Helsinki, Finland.

Hurricane Electric Deploys Its First Point-of-Presence in Greece

Hurricane Electric has added a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) at its Athens Data Center Campus located at the outskirts of Athens. Hurricane Electric’s PoP in Lamda Hellix’s data center campus is their first and only PoP in Greece.

Pluribus’ Sr. Director of Marketing: ‘SDN Makes It Easy to Integrate Multiple DCs’

In this interview with, Pluribus Networks’ Senior Director of Marketing Jay Gill shares with us the latest market trends and specific applications benefiting from the company’s ‘next-gen’ software defined networking technology.

DE-CIX Partners with Consulting Company InterGlobix for Global Expansion

Internet Exchange (IX) operator DE-CIX has entered into a ‘strategic business partnership agreement’ with InterGlobix. InterGlobix and DE-CIX have planned to collaborate on business development and strategic growth areas for DE-CIX.

Abu Dhabi-based Investment Firm Invests Up to $500M in Cologix

Cologix has secured $500 Million of additional ‘growth capital’ investment from Abu Dhabi-based global investment firm, Mubadala.

Latest Arista CloudVision Release Allows Expanded Device Visibility

Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET), a global provider of data center networking solutions, has released the latest version of its CloudVision platform, CloudVision 2019.

NetActuate Increases Network Capacity in Frankfurt Data Center, Adds IXs

Global connectivity provider NetActuate has upgraded their Frankfurt data center location and added connectivity to Swiss-IX (Swiss Internet Exchange), Netnod IX (Sweden's Internet Exchange), and NIX.CZ (Czech's Neutral Internet eXchange).

Leading Global Internet Exchanges Develop Universal API

The world’s leading Internet Exchange operators AMS-IX (Amsterdam), DE-CIX (Frankfurt) and LINX (London) have joined forces to develop a common Application Programming Interface (API) - to provision and configure interconnection services.

Metro Digital Group Selects Pluribus Networks for Its SDN-based Connectivity

Metro Digital Group has selected Pluribus Networks’ SDN to deliver high-performance connectivity and deep visibility, as well as “iron-clad” security and privacy to protect the content upon which they work.

Dell Unveils 2nd Gen AMD EPYC-powered Dell EMC PowerEdge servers

Five all-new Dell EMC PowerEdge servers have been designed from the ground-up to address the complex and varied demands of traditional, emerging and multi-cloud workloads.

New Pure Storage Partner Program Designed to Enhance Joint Technology Initiatives

Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), a fast-growing data storage vendor, has unveiled its Technology Alliance Partner Program (TAP) - a data center technology program for participating ‘technology and solutions’ partners.

Iron Mountain Completes New Data Center Development in Amsterdam and London

Iron Mountain has completed development of nearly 4 megawatts of “turn-key” data center capacity in Amsterdam and London.

Western Digital Buys NVMe-oF Provider Kazan Networks

Western Digital has completed the acquisition of Kazan Networks, a provider of industry-leading NVMe-over-Fabric (NVMe-oF) ASIC and adapter products for “next-generation data” center architectures. Financial terms of this acquisition were not disclosed.

Western Digital to Deliver Its 18TB CMR and 20TB SMR HDDs in First Half...

Addressing the total cost of ownership (TCO) requirements of data center customers, Western Digital has announced its nine-disk mechanical platform.