Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: March 12, 2021

On OVH's data center fire, on running data centers in Texas amid the chaos in February, on the Microsoft Exchange hack, and more.

Data Center Knowledge

March 12, 2021

1 Min Read
OVH SBG2 data center in Strasbourg destroyed by fire on March 10 2021
OVH SBG2 data center in Strasbourg destroyed by fire on March 10 2021PATRICK HERTZOG/AFP via Getty Images

OVH Races to Restore Services Affected by Data Center Fire - The company is ramping up production of replacement servers slated to go into other French data centers.

Most Texas Data Centers Weathered the Storm, But Things Did Not Go Smoothly - From generator fuel delivery issues to mechanical and electrical systems failing because of the extreme cold, it was one giant corner case of a week.

Microsoft Exchange Hack Could Be Worse Than SolarWinds - The massive hack’s scope keeps growing. Unlike the SolarWinds exploit, this one can be automated.

Is openSUSE Leap Ready to Be the New CentOS? - OpenSUSE Leap is set to become an identical twin to the commercial distribution SUSE Linux Enterprise in a way that CentOS never was to RHEL.

Nvidia Says It's Achieved ‘Near-Bare-Metal’ AI Performance on vSphere - Its new AI Enterprise software suite aims at simplifying AI for enterprises, which includes making it easier to do on VMware.

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