Author Archives: Rich Miller

About Rich Miller

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of April 5

A blimp sponsored by Greenpeace flies over the Facebook headquarters campus in Palo Alto, Calif. congratulating Apple, Facebook and Google for their progress using renewable energy in their data centers. (Photo: George Nikitin, Greenpeace)

The Week in Review Data center power plan prompts NIMBY protests, HFT data centers in the spotlight, Greenpeace critiques data center energy sourcing, Arista files for $200 million IPO, Facebook shows off progress in Altoona. Read More

The Data Centers Powering High FrequencyTrading

Server cages inside the Equinix NY4 data center in northern New Jersey. (Photo: Equinix)

High frequency trading is in the news this week, as are the data centers in northern New Jersey that serve as the technology engines powering the practice. Here’s a look at the four data centers mentioned prominently in this week’s coverage. Read More

Arista Networks Files for $200 Million IPO

Arista Networks has added 100GbE line cards to its Arista 500 network switching portfolio, pictured above.  (Source: Arista)

Network equipment maker Arista Networks has filed for an initial public offering, hoping to raise up to $200 million. The company has built a solid footprint among Wall Street traders and cloud computing providers seeking high-performance networking gear Read More