LinkedIn, a Data Center Innovation Powerhouse, Is Moving to Azure - As the unique system LinkedIn engineers built over the years gets replaced with a public cloud, how much of the innovation will Microsoft retain?
Another Thing You Lose When You Move to the Cloud - You know how much power you use in a colo. In the cloud you don’t.
Google’s New Switching Tech Makes Its Latest Subsea Cable Cheaper, Simpler - The Equiano cable along Africa’s west coast will be the first to use fiber-level switching. Here’s what that means.
Is SONiC, the Open Source Network OS, Ready for Mainstream? - Key features features being added and support from traditional vendors growing, the disaggregated-network OS may be ready to grow beyond hyperscale platforms.
Dean Nelson, Head of Data Centers at Uber, Has Left the Company - One of his latest projects was expansion of the company’s infrastructure around the world.
VMware’s Bitfusion Acquisition to Bring Virtual GPUs to vSphere - There hasn’t been a standard way to virtualize accelerators, but there soon will be.
GIC to Fuel Equinix’s Hyperscale Market Ambition - JV with Singapore’s sovereign fund to finance data center construction for the largest cloud platforms
Why Digital Bridge Isn’t Building Edge Data Centers at Its Towers (Yet) - DCK Investor Edge: Managing director Jon Mauck on compute at the tower, hyperscale demand, and the advantages of “patient capital”
Do Driverless Cars Really Need Edge Computing? - Uber’s former head of compute says he’s grown skeptical of autonomous cars as an edge use case.
Texas Data Center Operators Keep Watch as Weather Tests the Grid - As weather becomes increasingly unpredictable, so do prices in the state’s uniquely deregulated energy market.