The eye of Hurricane Irma is clearly visible from the International Space Station as it orbited over the Category 5 storm on Sept. 5, 2017. NASA/Editor: Mark Garcia
The eye of Hurricane Irma is clearly visible from the International Space Station as it orbited over the Category 5 storm on Sept. 5, 2017.

Top 10 Data Center Stories of the Month: September 2017

Here are the most popular stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this September.

Here are the most popular stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this September:

Here’s How the Software-Defined Network that Powers Azure Works

Albert Greenberg, one of the leading minds behind modern data center and backbone networks, explains how Azure SDN is designed.

Fan wall inside Microsoft’s fifth-generation data center in Quincy, Washington (Source: Microsoft video)

 

Microsoft Switches to Multi-Zone Cloud Regions, Catching Up to AWS, Google Cloud

Multiple zones means multiple data centers in a region, each with its own electrical and mechanical infrastructure

Alex Wong/Getty Images

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaking at the 2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington, DC.

 

As Irma Heads for Florida, One Miami Data Center is Especially Critical

While an outage is far from given, its effects would ripple far beyond cities in the hurricane’s path.

NASA/Editor: Mark Garcia

The eye of Hurricane Irma is clearly visible from the International Space Station as it orbited over the Category 5 storm on Sept. 5, 2017.

 

Cisco is Doubling Down on Partner-to-Partner Alliances

When it comes to selling to the line of business buyer, the company wants to help resellers "go the last mile."

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

 

Data Center Provider Switch Files for IPO

Plans to trade on NYSE as 'SWCH'; multi-class stock structure means founder and CEO Roy would retain control

Switch

Switch's Tahoe-Reno data center campus

 

Facebook and Microsoft’s High-Capacity Submarine Cable to Europe Complete

Highest-capacity cable ever to cross the Atlantic boosts international bandwidth

Run Studios/Microsoft

Marea submarine cable running into the ocean in Virginia Beach, Virginia

 

Experts Dispute VC’s Forecast that Caused Data Center Stocks to Slump

Little evidence behind prediction of data center providers’ demise brought about by progress in chip tech

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai speaking at Google IO 2016

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai speaking at Google IO 2016

 

How Much Will the Data Breach Cost Equifax?

The company is certain to eventually be out untold tens of millions of dollars from the data breach it announced last week.

Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images

 

How Serious is VMware About Open Source?

Promises open APIs as it woos open source developers in Europe

VMware

Pat Gelsinger, CEO, VMware, speaks at VMworld 2017 Europe

 

VMware, Google, Pivotal Package Kubernetes for the Enterprise

Pivotal Container Service runs on vSphere and Google Cloud Platform

Google

Inside Google's data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa

 

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