Industry Perspectives: Dell, HGST

The Industry Perspectives channel this week featured columns from Brendan Collins, of HGST, on storage, and Hani Elbeyal of Dell, who explains the business demand design approach to data center design. Read More

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of June 9

The interior of a Q9 Networks data center. The Toronto-based provider is being acquired by Bell Canada and a team of investors.

The Week in Review: IPv6 is launched, Netflix deploys its own content delivery network, Bell Canada buys Q9 Networks in $1 billion deal, Blackrock takes its Wall Street IT to Washington state, Digital Realty buys big in suburban Chicago market. Read More

Best of the Data Center Blogs: June 4th

A look inside one of the data centers operated by 1&1 Internet, which has just announced a cloud computing offering.

Highlights from our weekend reading: Schneider Electric on rack-level versus room cooling, Dan Rayburn on carriers impact (or lack thereof) on the CDN market, MoFo Tech on cloud governance, and AdInfa on DCIM and Rolls Royces. Read More

Top 10 Data Center Stories, May 2012


Hardware was the big news of May, from the look inside Google’s facility to see their hardware set up to the revelations at the Open Compute Summit. Energy was also popular subject with stories on solar deployments and HP’s “net-zero” energy concept ranking high on the list of our most popular stories. Enjoy the top ten stories for May 2012: Read More

Best of the Data Center Blogs: May 31st

This week’s notable analysis and commentary on the data center realm comes from Akamai Chief Architect Erik Nygren, SoftLayer CTO Duke Skarda, AOL CTO of Services Mike Manos, Phoenix NAP Director of Strategy Jordan Jacobs, and Vigilent’s Dan Mascola. Read More

Links: Carter Validus, IO, ViaWest, Primus, Interxion

Data center links: Carter Validus Acquires Southfield Data Center, ViaWest Provides colocation services for HMS, IO Improves Hunt Construction’s DR, Orange Taps Interxion for Trading Infrastructure, Primus Awarded Tier III by Uptime Institute,Fox Rothschild Selects Philadelphia Technology Park. Read More

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