Best of the Data Center Blogs, August 9th

This week’s notable blog posts: Reuven Cohen on whether cloud computing is cheaper or just more convenient, Chris Crosby on Apple vs. Greenpeace, tips from Schneider Electric on reviving an aging facility, thoughts on utilization from Pervasive Big Data, and Cisco on FCoE and iSCSI. Read More

Top 10 Data Center Stories, July 2012

It was a stormy week in the cloud, as an outage at Amazon Web Services affected some customers and sparked discussion about resiliency strategies. (Photo by BCP via Flickr.

During the month of July, our readers were interested in stories of micro data centers being deployed at AOL and news of outages of Amazon’s cloud. Here’s the wrap-up of our ten most popular stories of the month. Read More

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of August 3rd

The Week in Review: Challenges of running servers in the cold, understanding the hypervisor market, CyrusOne goes V-shaped with data center roof, Internet companies may eye New Jersey, errant “safety valve” caused Azure outage. Read More

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of July 28


The Week in Review: An Olympian effort to wire the London Games, VMware buys Nicira for $1.2 Billion, Fed data center consolidation flawed, Windows Azure hit by cloud outage, data center modules bloom along the Turnpike. Read More

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of July 21st


The Week in Review: Apple plans “tactical” expansion, Calgary services wacked by data center outage, Windows Azure cloud hold 4 trillion objects, new OpenStack cloud runs on Calxeda ARMs, IPv4 addresses now a factor in hosting deals. Read More

Roundup: Day 1 Highlights from HostingCon

The web hosting industry is one of the key customer sectors for the data center industry. This week’s HostingCon 2012 is providing a deep dive into the key issues facing hosting companies as they navigate a rapidly changing environment. Here’s a roundup of coverage of Day 1 from The WHIR. Read More

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