Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Uber signed the largest turn-key wholesale data center leases last year, according to the latest report by North American Data Centers. Leasing by the hyper-scale cloud platforms overall slowed down year on...
John Engates, Rackspace chief evangelist and former CTO, joins us on The Data Center Podcast
In order to comply with a recently enacted Chinese law, Apple will begin migrating China-based iCloud accounts to its new Chinese data center next month. The facility is operated by Guizhou-Cloud BIg Data, which is supervised by Guizhou State...
Amazon Web Services has made its "cloud only" flavor of Linux available to customers to use in their on-premises data centers.
The two countries are competing to be the site of a new AWS data center in South America, sources told Bloomberg. Amazon is still deciding how to proceed and could ultimately end up with sites in both locations
Blade replaces your gaming PC with a dedicated VM hosted in an Equinix data center near you. The company is launching its services in California in February.
The deal targets large-scale compute workloads running in cloud, hybrid, and on-premises environments and comes less than 10 months after Google invested in Avere.
Hybrid cloud partnerships, massive public cloud meltdowns, the cloud's effect on the colocation industry, and hyper-scale network design were among the most popular stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge in 2017.
Here are the biggest trends and events that made the year a transformative one for the industry.