Here are some of the most popular stories on Data Center Knowledge this week:
HP Launches Open Source OS for Data Center Networking - The move to open networking is about giving users more control of the configuration of their networks, as well enabling Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization capabilities.
Equinix Intros Converged Stack for AWS Cloud Connectivity - Public cloud connectivity through private network links is promising to become a big business for data center colocation providers and network carriers.
Third Facebook Data Center Building Coming to N Carolina Campus - The company has been on a data center construction tear this year, which indicates that its user base continues to grow quickly.
Yahoo Data Center Expansion in Quincy to Use Computing Coop Design - As a provider of digital media content and other web services, Yahoo, like its competitors, has to constantly expand its data center capacity to make sure it has the infrastructure in place to support new products and services and a growing user base.
Switch Expands to Europe with €300M Milan Data Center Build - The project is overseen by Supernap International, an entity formed by Switch in partnership with investors ACDC Fund, Orascom TMT Investments, and Accelero Capital. The companies are investing about €300 million ($338 million) in the project.