For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.
China Data Center Operators Struggle With Pollution - Air pollution in China has resulted in higher IT equipment failure rates for Baidu, the internet giant that’s the country’s answer to Google.
GE Unveils Predix, Its Industrial Strength Cloud - Predix is a Cloud Foundry-based Platform-as-a-Service meant for aviation, energy, healthcare, and transportation needs.
Salesforce Doubles Down on Data Center Automation - The company is going through a “massive transformation” of the way it runs infrastructure.
Why Should Data Center Operators Care About Open Source? - More and more software is going to continue coming down the pipeline, and it’s going to come more and more frequently, requiring unprecedented levels of agility on data center managers’ part.
Vendors: OpenStack Decisions Moving From IT to Line of Business - While large companies are budgeting for OpenStack, that budget is not coming from IT; it’s coming from line of business.