Top 10 Data Center Stories of the Month: October 2017

Here are the 10 most popular stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge in October

Data Center Knowledge

November 2, 2017

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New Oath data center in Quincy. The two buildings with long cupolas are data halls, while the one on the foreground is an administrative building.Oath

Here are the 10 most popular stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge in October:

Microsoft Says Azure Outage Caused by Accidental Fire-Suppression Gas Release - A chain reaction of precautionary automated shutdowns lead to seven hours of service glitches.

HPE to Stop Selling Commodity Servers to Hyper-Scale Cloud Companies - Says will focus on higher-end hardware sales to enterprises and hyper-scalers

Oath, Verizon’s Big Bet on Digital Media, is Expanding Data Center Capacity - New data center in Quincy uses modified Yahoo Computing Coop design, adds 25MW in phase 1

Is RDMA the Future of Data Center Storage Fabrics? - Big data analytics, ever larger databases, and dense workload consolidation are driving the rise of RDMA.

Iron Mountain Buys Credit Suisse Data Centers in London and Singapore - Makes first move to expand internationally; enters two of world's hottest data center markets

Comparing Top Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Solutions: the 2017 Edition - Things are changing rapidly in the hyper-converged infrastructure space. Here’s what you need to know today.

Data Center Provider Switch Raises $531M in IPO - With market value of $4.2 billion, the deal is year’s second-largest tech IPO

Vantage Plans Massive Northern Virginia Data Center Campus - Land secured, the Digital Bridge-backed wholesale player prepares for Phase I in America’s hottest data center market.

Oracle Brings Blockchain-as-a-Service to Its Cloud - Follows Microsoft and IBM in chase after enterprise clients who want to build next-gen blockchain-enabled applications

Why Companies Move Apps from Colocation to Cloud, and Why Some Move Back - Survey finds moving workloads to cloud works for many, but not for everyone

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