For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.
EMC Rolls Out Hyper Converged Infrastructure with Arista Switches - EMC claims that a 500-node implementation of ScaleIO can generate 100 million IOPs, which is eight times better than any traditional SAN offering currently available.
How Enterprise Cloud and Virtual Networking are Changing the Telco Market - Delivering enterprise connectivity services today is very different from even five years ago, and telecommunications companies that have dominated the market for many years today are having to make a lot of adjustments to the way they do business.
Equinix Buys Solar for all Data Center Power it Consumes in California - This is Equinix’s first utility-scale data center power purchase agreement, which will bring its global energy consumption from 30 percent renewable to 43 percent renewable.
Switch Claims Reno Site Will be World’s Largest Data Center - Bigger of course doesn’t necessarily mean better in the data center market, but data center providers and web companies with massive facilities do benefit from economies of scale.
Schneider to Roll Out Open Compute Server Chassis, Enclosures - The chassis is a rack where individual server components, such as CPUs, hard drives, memory, and network cards, share common resources, such as power supply, cooling, and network connectivity.