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.

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

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of March 29

Racks full of servers in a Google data center (Photo: Google)

The Week in Review: It’s the Battle of the Cloud Titans, as Google, Amazon and Cisco all make major cloud announcements. Meanwhile, Latisys expands to the UK and CenturyLink outlines plans to add 20 megawatts of data center capacity. Read More