For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.
Equinix in Aggressive Pursuit of SaaS Provider Partnerships - Expect to see a lot more private-connectivity services to SaaS companies through Equinix in the coming months.
Digital Realty Acquiring Telx in $1.9B Deal - The deal greatly increases Digital’s play in retail colocation, with Telx’s strength in interconnection a large part of the appeal.
How The Rise of Managed Cloud Affects Data Center World - Who provides what value is shifting, and colocation providers need to position themselves to capture that shift.
Amazon Invests in Wind Energy for East Coast Data Center - The project brings total renewable-energy generation capacity Amazon has invested in to 1.3 MWh per year in central and eastern US.
At CenturyLink Analytics Helps IT Capacity Planning - The company has a team of data scientists on staff, and part of their job is creating and refining models for IT capacity planning to support its services.