For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.
Facebook’s DCIM Vendor CA Quits DCIM Software Market - The New York-based IT infrastructure management software giant will no longer sell its stand-alone DCIM software solution, called CA DCIM, which has been deployed in data centers operated by Facebook and NTT-owned RagingWire, among others.
Telecity Data Center Outage in London Dings Cloud, Internet Exchange - Two consequent power outages at one of TelecityGroup’s data centers in London Tuesday afternoon local time disrupted operations for many customers, including the London Internet Exchange and AWS Direct Connect, the service that connects companies to Amazon’s cloud through private network links.
IIX Raises $26M from Silicon Valley’s VC Heavyweights - IIX, the startup that is addressing the growing need companies have for interconnecting their networks with other companies’ networks, has closed its second funding round, raising $26 million from a group of well-known Silicon Valley venture capitalists, tech entrepreneurs, and executives.
Azerbaijan's Internet Goes Dark after Data Center Fire - Most network connections in Azerbaijan went dark for several hours Monday, following what the country’s communications officials attributed to a fire in the data center of the country’s main service provider Delta Telecom.
Amazon Plans Virginia Data Center to Serve Federal Clients - Amazon subsidiary Vadata has successfully negotiated a $2.7 million tax-break deal with local officials for a data center the company plans to build at the Warrenton Training Center in Virginia, a classified US federal government communications complex that serves the likes of CIA, NSA, and the Department of Defense.