Dropbox’s Reverse Migration, From Cloud to Own Data Centers, Five Years On - The cloud storage giant has developed a unique approach to data center capacity planning. Here’s how it does it.
Study: Data Centers Responsible for 1 Percent of All Electricity Consumed Worldwide - Latest research shows that massive gains in computing power are accompanied by only a modest increase in energy use, thanks to efficiency improvements and the shift to the cloud.
How Much Is Netflix Really Contributing to Climate Change? - The sensationalizing reports of video streaming’s impact on climate are exaggerated and misleading. But they expose some glaring holes in our understanding of the issue.
Data Center Operators Vie for Leverage as Europe Eyes Efficiency Rules - Commercial providers want regulations that would push enterprises to move out of their old, inefficient data centers.
Oracle Adds Data Centers in Five New Countries to Its Cloud Platform - The world's second-largest software company is considered a "niche player" in cloud, but it's working quickly to make its niche bigger.
CyrusOne CEO Gary Wojtaszek Has Resigned - While growing, the company, grappling with slow hyperscale demand, has taken a beating in the stock market.
Digital Realty Cements Control of US Northwest’s Primary Network Hub - If all goes to plan, the data center giant will soon own nearly 100 percent of Seattle’s Westin Building Exchange.
Why VMware Bought the Network Monitoring Startup Nyansa - The deal bolsters VMware’s position in the growing SD-WAN market and helps its push into AIOps.
Dell Intros New Micro-Data Center, Server, Software for Edge Computing - A new analytics-enabled remote-management platform complements compact server and fridge-size enclosure.
Vertiv Lightens Debt Load, Returns to the Public Market - After four years of being privately held, the former Emerson Network Power business is once again trading on NYSE.