Virtualization was hot, while CDNs were not. That was the story for data center stocks in the third quarter of 2007, as VMWare (VMW) and BLadeLogic (BLOG) led the way, while Akamai (AKAM) and Limelight (LLNW) lost ground.
Online auction house R.L. Rasmus is selling a large block of data center equipment that is being valued at $15 million.
The majority of public data center companies have outperformed the Dow thus far in 2007, with IPOs and deal stocks faring the best.
Data center consolidation is at the top of the to-do list for state chief information officers.
Rackable's Concentro portable data center was named Most Innovative Hardware Solution at LinuxWorld 2007.