Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of October 3rd
Cisco Nexus 9336PQ switch. Nexus 9000 series switches are part of the ACI infrastructure (Photo: Cisco)

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of October 3rd

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

For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.

Cisco Cloud of Clouds Adds 30 Partners and Potential ACI Cutomers - Cisco has secured a lot of new partners in its $1 billion initiative to build a Cisco cloud of clouds, a global network of data centers operated by a mass of service providers offering nearly every cloud service imaginable.

HP Starts Shipping 64-bit ARM Servers - Nearly three years after HP first introduced project Moonshot and showed a prototype Redstone platform, a server based on an ARM Server-on-Chip by now-bankrupt Calxeda, the company announced on Monday general availability of two models of ARM servers in its Moonshot line.

Rackspace Reboots Xen Cloud Servers With Security Patch - Rackspace had a Xen hypervisor-based cloud reboot over the weekend. Last week, Amazon Web Services told customers it was rebooting a small portion of its EC2 fleet for the same reason.

Uptime Institute’s Tier Classification System Explained - Over the years, some industry pundits have expressed frustration with the Tier System for being confusing. In many cases these writers have misrepresented the purpose and purview of the program.

OpenStack Founder McKenty to Lead Pivotal's Cloud Foundry - Pivotal has landed major talent in the form of Joshua McKenty, a cloud visionary and one of the original creators of OpenStack. McKenty joins Pivotal as field CTO for Cloud Foundry, the popular open source Platform-as-a-Service.

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