Top Five Data Center Stories: Week of August 26

Data Center Knowledge

August 27, 2017

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Inside the bunker, June 2017
Inside the bunker, June 2017Yevgeniy Sverdlik

For your weekend reading, here are DCK’s top stories of the week:

This is Europe’s Hottest Emerging Data Center Market – Today’s explosion of demand for digital content in Africa, Middle East, and Asia means European interconnection hubs (traditionally Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam, and Paris) now play a much bigger role. That change has created an opening for new hubs to emerge.

Uptime in Space and Under the Sea – What Microsoft and HPE are learning about fully automated, lights-out data centers in space and underwater could help standard data centers too, whether that’s through automation and self-healing software or through sealed units.

DCK Investor Edge: Why CoreSite is REIT Royalty – Any single company, or REIT sector, can have a windfall year, but it’s rare to witness such a string of consistent out-performance for any asset class.

Zuckerberg Shares Eclipse Photos Shot from Facebook Data Center Roof – Employees of the data center in Prineville, Oregon, didn’t waste the opportunity and shot a time-lapse video of the eclipse from the facility’s roof. The company’s co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted some of those images on his Facebook page.

Investing in Women Literally Pays Off for Tech Companies – It turns out that investing in women is smarter and more profitable than ever before—especially for technology companies.

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