Author Archives: Karen Riccio

About Karen Riccio

Technology writer and editor Karen Riccio spent 15 years as managing editor for Data Center Management magazine, published by AFCOM – a leading industry association whose mission is to advance the professional development of individuals in the field of data center and facilities management. She is currently content editor for AFCOM.com as well as its weekly newsletter. Karen also oversees the Industry Perspectives section of Data Center Knowledge. She can be reached at karen.riccio@penton.com.

CommScope to Acquire Cable Exchange

CommScope, a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has agreed to acquire Cable Exchange, a privately held, quick-turn supplier of fiber optic and copper assemblies for data, voice and video communications. Cable Exchange, headquartered in Santa Ana, California, manufactures a variety of fiber optic and copper cables, trunks… Read More

Packet, Qualcomm to Host World’s First 10nm Server Processor in Public Cloud for Developers

Packet, a bare metal cloud for developers, announced that it will collaborate with Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Inc. to introduce the latest in server architecture innovation on the 48-core Qualcomm Centriq 2400 processor. The New York City-based company is currently showcasing its consumable cloud platform at Red Hat’s AnsibleFest conference in London, and demonstrating leveraging… Read More

Sabey Data Centers Achieves Highest Level of Energy Savings

Sabey might be a lot smaller than eBay and Digital Realty Trust, but the Seattle-based company beat out both as the data center operator that achieved the highest level of energy savings last year as noted in the Department of Energy’s (DOE) 2017 Better Buildings Progress Report. Sabey Data Centers… Read More