For your weekend reading, here are this week’s most popular stories on Data Center Knowledge:
Alibaba's U.S. Growth Ambitions at Risk After Trump Victory - Chinese internet companies face a new reality after Donald Trump's surprise victory as U.S. president-elect.
Tech Fears the Unknown After a President Trump - The 2016 presidential race was a powerful illustration of the influence that internet services have to shape the national political conversation. Yet in the end, many of the people involved in technology didn't get what they wanted: a Hillary Clinton win.
Google Cloud Platform Expands Asian Footprint with New Tokyo Region - Google Cloud Platform (GCP) launched its new asia-northeast1 region from Tokyo on Tuesday to boost its performance in the booming Asian market.
Data Center REITs Q3 Update - Is the Sky Really Falling? - What is behind the huge drop in data center REIT share prices which began in mid-July and has continued through the Q3 2016 earnings season?
CenturyLink Sells Its Colo Business to Fund Level 3 Deal - In a move that was anticipated before, during, and after its $34 billion acquisition deal for Level 3 Communications announced earlier this week, CenturyLink — America's third-largest phone service provider — now says it is selling its colocation business, which includes some 57 data centers in North America, Europe, and Asia.