For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.
Amazon Wants to Replace the Enterprise Data Center - In Amazon's vision, the role of "hybrid" is simply to smooth the transition to an all-cloud infrastructure and let customers’ existing infrastructure investments reach their natural end of life.
Veeam Quietly Builds '$1B Unicorn' in Backup and Recovery - A 100-percent-channel business, it’s not quite a household name, despite it being called a “billion-dollar unicorn” in the enterprise backup and recovery, and data de-duplication segment.
Etsy Owes Data Center Efficiency to Facebook's Open Source VM - Last year, Etsy’s infrastructure group took on a challenge to scale Etsy’s API traffic by 20 times. HHVM showed a promising increase in throughput, so the custom goods giant migrated over with fantastic results.
IIX Buys IX-Reach, Brings Software Defined Interconnection to 150 PoPs - IIX and U.K.-based IX Reach are coming together to build a large global intelligent footprint.
Juniper's Server on Switch to Accelerate Electronic Trading - End goal of the server on switch is to make it possible for developers to take advantage of FPGAs to write applications that can be deployed as close to the network switch as possible.