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Stonepeak to buy 29% stake in American Tower’s US data center business

American Tower will retain managerial and operational control of the data center business American Tower Corporation and Stonepeak, an investment firm specializing in infrastructure and real assets, announced that Stonepeak, on behalf of certain affiliated investment vehicles, will acquire an ownership interest of approximately 29%...

Service providers, enterprises drove compute and storage sales – report

Service providers, including CSPs, accounted for 55.3% of quarterly compute and storage infrastructure sales, according to IDC.

Vodafone to migrate systems to Oracle’s dedicated cloud platform

Oracle will deploy dedicated cloud regions in Vodafone's main data centers that manage its European IT and network operations Vodafone is accelerating its transition to the cloud with the migration of several of its systems to Oracle’s managed cloud region called Dedicated Region [email protected] (DRCC). The...

Nvidia focuses on data centers with new ‘superchip,’ A100 offerings

Nvidia is focusing on improved data center processing power and efficiency with new "superchip" server reference designs and liquid cooling.

Google announces $9.5 billion U.S. expansion

Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced a $9.5 billion capital expansion that will see new offices and expanded data centers across the U.S.

7 ways to choose a sustainable data center for your company (Reader Forum)

Environmental sustainability has become a major goal for every industry. As the planet warms up, people are more concerned about the future. As a result, the shareholder pressure forces companies to adopt more sustainable business practices. The IT industry is also under similar pressure. Therefore,...

AI driving rapid change in network computing and data centers (Reader Forum)

In the world of network computing and data centers, any 2022 planning report destined for company decision makers likely has three familiar words in the summary text: distributed IT infrastructure. Accelerated change brought on by the pandemic is forcing companies large and small to reimagine...

HPE software problem spikes 77 TB of Kyoto University research

HPE has acknowledged a December software bug that ended up deleting 77TB of research data on a Kyoto University Cray/HPE supercomputer

AWS regional outage cripples Amazon and hosted services

AWS's biggest global region was unresponsive for several hours on Tuesday following an "impairment of network devices."

FTC sues to stop Nvidia’s Arm acquisition

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is suing Nvidia Corp. to stop its US$40 billion acquisition of UK-based Arm Ltd. from Japan's SoftBank.

Google Cloud expands global infrastructure, underscores sustainability, human rights

Google Cloud expands its global infrastructure with new regions in Europe, the Middle East, South America, and United States.

Alibaba Cloud pushes into South Korea, Thailand with faster, more efficient data centers

Alibaba Cloud is expanding data center operations to South Korea and Thailand, and is offering faster, more efficient server hardware.

Nvidia boosts GeForce Now cloud gaming service with RTX 3080 clusters

Nvidia's new GeForce Now RTX 3080 SuperPods promise console gaming performance in the cloud, for gamers willing to pay a premium.

Marvell looks to grow cloud data center business with Innovium acquisition

Marvell projects $150 million incremental revenue increase in 2023 Marvell Technology, a data center semiconductor specialist, announced this week a "definitive agreement" to acquire Innovium in all stock transaction valued at $1.1 billion and set to close by year end pending approval from shareholders and...

Juniper to acquire intent-based networking company Apstra

David Cheriton to join Juniper Networks as chief data center scientist In its third recent acquisition, Juniper Networks turns its attention to closed-loop automation in the data center, with the announcement that the company has agreed to acquire intent-based networking company Apstra. As Juniper describes...

Microsoft plans $1 billion data center investment in Greece

'Greece has the sun and now it’s getting a cloud,' said Greek Prime Minister Microsoft plans to build three data centers in Greece, resulting in an investment of approximately $1 billion into the Greek economy. The country’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, along with Microsoft, announced...

Nvidia acquires Cumulus, bolstering approach to software-defined data centers

Nvidia CEO says company is doubling down on data center development Not too long after announcing its “home run” and long overdue acquisition of computing networking company Mellanox Technologies, Nvidia has revealed plans to add an additional asset to its lineup: networking software company Cumulus...

The threat and opportunity of LEO satellites (Analyst Angle)

Terrestrial and satellite networks have progressed along their independent path, rarely intersecting. However, the new generation of low earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellations are poised to change the economics of space-based networks. This promises new services and deployment models that could have major impact...

5G and edge computing: Three key questions (and answers)

Distributing compute closer to the end user opens up the latency benefits of 5G The conversation about the relationship between 5G networks and edge computing has been going on for some time. The premise is relatively straightforward: To take advantage of the latency benefits that...

Five challenges for multi-access edge computing

Multi-access edge computing presents some unique challenges for deployment and operation Multi-access edge computing is part of a major re-architecting of the network that involves placing compute and storage resources closer to the consumer or enterprise end user. It is expected to be a major...

On-premise enterprise data center investment booming, report says

Private networks another potential boon to enterprise data center segment Adoption of cloud-based services has long been transforming the way business functions. In addition to investing big to access public cloud's like those operated by Google and Amazon, investments in on-premise enterprise data center infrastructure...

Edge data centers need three things: Equipment housing, real estate and fiber

Vapor IO working with Crown Castle to deploy edge data centers Large, centralized data centers house the racks, servers and other hardware needed to support cloud services, content delivery networks, customized enterprise workloads and other functionality. With the emergence of 5G and the latency reductions...

VMware unveils new services to ease multi-cloud adoption

VMware announces new hybrid cloud capabilities VMware announced it is extending its portfolio of cloud services to help deal with complexities and risks anchored to multi-cloud environments. Hybrid cloud environments consist of using one or more public cloud providers with a private cloud platform. Despite the...

Security concerns motivate SD-WAN adoption, Versa study finds

Versa Networks publishes global SD-WAN survey Versa Networks recently published a report that found software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) adoption is on the rise as a way to improve security. SD-WAN is a way of connecting and securing WANs, which are used by data centers and...

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