For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.
Is it Time You Considered a Data Center Sale-Leaseback Deal? - If you are a corporation that has a data center that’s reasonably up to date, this may be a good time to sell it.
Equinix Data Center Footprint to Grow in Five Global Markets - New data centers in New York, Toronto, London, Singapore, and Australia—all key global financial and network interconnection hubs—will contribute close to a half-million square feet to the Equinix data center footprint this year.
e-shelter Deal Makes NTT Third in Europe Data Center Market - Balance of power in the European data center market has transformed completely in a matter of a few weeks as a result of two big acquisitions – one announced in the first half of February and the other just this week.
IBM's SoftLayer to Launch OpenPOWER Cloud Servers - The cloud servers join SoftLayer’s growing stable of POWER-based systems. IBM and SoftLayer worked closely with fellow OpenPOWER Foundation members Tyan and Mellanox on the design.
Alibaba Subsidiary to Open Cloud Data Center in Silicon Valley - Alibaba‘s cloud services arm Aliyun is preparing to open its first overseas cloud data center in Silicon Valley. The Chinese tech giant is making a global push, with the data center a first important step.