Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: October 23, 2020

Scott Fulton asks whether an AMD takeover would be good for Xilinx; Goldman backs a new global data center venture; Microsoft pitches Azure in shipping containers; and more.

Data Center Knowledge

October 23, 2020

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Xilinx Versal

Is Xilinx Stronger with AMD or Without It? - Platform building is a well-known path, but is being part of AMD’s platform better for Xilinx than fleshing out its own already promising one?

Ex-Digital Realty Deal Architect forms a Data Center Venture With Goldman - With Goldman's backing, Scott Peterson’s Global Compute plans to build a global data center platform.

Modular Data Centers to Link to Microsoft Azure Cloud Via Satellite - Azure Orbital satellite connectivity service could expand applicability of modular data centers.

Outages Halting Trades Span Globe in Ugly Month for Bourses - “Sometimes you get a trifecta of software issues and hardware failures together with network failures that make it very difficult to recover.”

DataBank Bets on Colocation for Edge Computing with EdgePresence Deal - The $30 million investment ensures the partnership will extend DataBank’s reach to the “far-edge” US markets.

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