For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.
CenturyLink Lights up First Cloud Data Center in Asia - Just as Asian service providers are extending their infrastructure reach to the U.S. and Europe, American and European companies are building out local presence in Asian markets.
Equinix Rolls Out Global Cloud Channel Partner Program - In addition to a formalization of partnership activities, the company has expanded the types of partnership engagements it makes and increased the amount of resources behind its partnership initiatives.
Security Breaches, Data Loss, Outages: The Bad Side of Cloud - There are so many moving parts that create a cloud environment that sometimes, not all of the pieces fit together entirely well.
Disaggregation Comes to Facebook Network... and Anyone Else's - If somebody wants to build a custom data center network using open source hardware and software, they now have access to just about every part of the stack, save for some software programming work that is still required.
VMware Announces General Availability Of vSphere 6 - VM’s vSphere 6 acts as a wider hub for a mixed cloud infrastructure. While each product saw enhancements, the biggest one involves several features and products all tied into the bigger, hybrid picture.