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Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: December 15, 2018

For your weekend reading, here are this week's top stories on Data Center Knowledge.

Cryptojacking: The Hot New Type of Attack on Data Centers - Servers hijacked for cryptocurrency mining may lead to higher bills from your cloud provider or your power utility.

Third-Party Investigator Says No Evidence of ‘Spy Chips’ on Supermicro Motherboards - The hardware vendor hired an investigations firm to help it mend reputation damaged by allegations of a supply chain breach.

Sweden Gets Its Own AWS Data Centers – Amazon’s First in the Nordics - The cloud giant promises better performance for its “tens of thousands” of customers in the region.


Apple to Spend $10B on US Data Center Construction Over Five Years - The investment plan includes expansion on four existing campuses and a new build in Iowa.

Are There Real AI-Enhanced DCIM Software Tools You Can Use Today? - Many vendors over the years have muddled analytics and AI together. Will something genuinely intelligent eventually emerge?

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