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Top Five Data Center Stories: Week of June 2

Here are the most popular stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this week:

GE Bets on LinkedIn’s Data Center Standard for Predix at the Edge – GE has a lot riding on Predix, the crown jewel of a software unit it expects to grow from $6 billion last year to $15 billion in 2020. Industrial IoT is viewed as core to the next chapter in the American titan’s history.

DCK Investor Edge: Florida is Now Courting Hyperscale Data Centers – Florida officially put out the welcome mat for wholesale data center developments with a “critical IT load” of 15MW and larger which meet specific requirements discussed below.

British Air Data Center Outage Feeds Outrage at Airline Cost Cuts – The outage was caused by “an exceptional power surge” at one of British Airways’ UK data centers.

If You Think WannaCry is Huge, Wait for EternalRocks – While the world was responding to the WannaCry attack — which only utilized the EternalBlue exploit and the DoublePulsar backdoor — researchers discovered another piece of malware, EternalRocks, which actually exploits seven different Windows vulnerabilities.

CBRE: Top European Data Center Markets Booming, Led by London – The boom that started last year in the top four European data center markets — when companies leased a record amount of capacity — has extended into this year.

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