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Urs Hölzle, senior VP technical infrastructure, Google Yevgeniy Sverdlik/Data Center Knowledge
Urs Hölzle, senior VP technical infrastructure, Google

Top 10 Data Center Stories of the Month: January 2020

Catch up with this list of the biggest stories that appeared on DCK in January

After Kubernetes’ Victory, Its Former Rivals Change Tack - After what was likely the shortest technology battle in computing history, Docker and D2IQ (formerly Mesosphere) search for new ways ahead.

A Hyperconvergence Progress Report: Has Kubernetes Stolen the Show? - If an open source extension succeeds in making Kubernetes a virtual machine orchestrator, the value proposition supporting hyperconvergence could get pulled out from under it.

Intel Engineer: Much Left to Solve Before Cloud and Edge Can Become One - Why the dream of convergence between core and edge data centers is further away than it may sound.

Google Launches IBM Power Systems as a Cloud Service - The service is aimed at legacy enterprise workloads. Google is the second major cloud provider to offer the option besides IBM.

Data Center Provider CyrusOne Cuts 12 Percent of Its Workforce - The company says it’s cutting costs in response to slow hyperscaler demand.

Say Goodbye to Windows Server 2008 – and Hello to Azure? - As Microsoft prepares to end support for the widely installed OS, here are the key security considerations.

IT in 2020: A Look at the Year Ahead - Are you ready for the critical changes that will occur in the coming year? Here’s a look at the trends, technologies and threats that are emerging in IT in 2020 – and advice on how your enterprise should respond.

Maja Hitij/Getty ImagesGerman Economy Minister Peter Altmaier

German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier

Continental Drift: Is Digital Sovereignty Splitting Global Data Centers? - The recent proposal by Germany, backed by France, to fuse the infrastructures of Europe’s cloud providers could challenge every data center storing a European’s data.

Colony Capital’s CEO-Elect Marc Ganzi Explains Its Pivot to Digital - The exec lays out the role Colony 2.0 will play in 5G and edge computing.

Digital Realty Sweetens Takeover Deal for Frigid Interxion Shareholders - The US data center giant's CFO says he's "befuddled" by unsatisfied Interxion investors' "chirping."

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