IBM z13 mainframe at the 2015 CeBIT technology trade fair in Hanover Sean Gallup/Getty Images
IBM z13 mainframe at the 2015 CeBIT technology trade fair in Hanover

Top 10 Data Center Stories of the Month: February 2018

Here are the 10 most popular articles that ran on Data Center Knowledge in February

Here are the 10 most popular articles that ran on Data Center Knowledge in February:

Why Mainframes Aren't Going Away Any Time Soon - IBM's former systems and technology CTO explains when it makes sense to buy a mainframe and what the advantages are.

Meet Your New Data Center Manager: REMI the AI Persona - Facilities management specialist CBRE and startup LitBit say it won’t be long until data center staff work alongside AI counterparts.

Oracle to Launch 12 Cloud Data Centers Around the World - The biggest expansion is planned for Asia, but Europe, the Middle East, and North America are also on the list.

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Oracle campus in Redwood City, California

This Wave of Data Center Consolidation is Different from the First One - The first wave of consolidation may have peaked, but the new one is just starting.

HPE Spins Out US Data Center Engineering Practice - Partners buy out EYP Mission Critical Facilities’ US practice, relaunching it as an independent consulting business.

Is Open Source RISC-V Ready to Take on Intel, AMD, and ARM in the Data Center? - Open source startup SiFive introduces a single board computer running Linux on the open RISC-V architecture. Is the data center next?

SiFive Crowd Supply

SiFive RISC-V HiFive Unleashed

Equinix Buys Infomart Dallas Building for $800M - Takes over ownership of another key southern US interconnection hub

Infomart Data Centers

The Dallas Infomart

Software Reshuffles Gartner’s Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Pecking Order - As HCI becomes less of a hardware play, some vendors lose and others win dominant positions on the latest Magic Quadrant.

Compass Gets Into the Edge Computing Business With Two Acquisitions - Buys EdgePoint and BitBox in a play to offer holistic core-to-edge data center infrastructure solution

Compass Datacenters

Rendering of a Compass EdgePoint data center

QTS Dumping Cloud, Managed Services – Wall Street Not Impressed - The data center giant is restructuring to focus on hyper-scale and hybrid colo for enterprises.

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