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Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: December 15, 2019

For your weekend reading, here are some of the top stories that appeared on DCK this week.

Capital One to Shut Down Its Last Three Data Centers Next Year - Pushing against the hybrid-cloud narrative, the bank is ‘all-in on public cloud.’

Going Public, Vertiv Expects to Pay Down Debt, Eyes Acquisitions - A merger deal would see Vertiv go public again and fuel its next stage of growth.

How Enterprises Could One Day Use Their Data Centers to Be Their Own 5G Providers - A demo shows feasibility of 5G and LTE edge with containers, Kubernetes, and no NFV.

Chinese State-Backed Data Center Builder Claims Record Investment, Led by Morgan Stanley - Tenglong Holding Group, aka Tamron, says it’s raised $3.7 billion to build data centers across China.

Yevgeniy SverdlikDouglas Toombs, VP analyst, Gartner

Douglas Toombs, VP analyst, Gartner

How to Measure Your Cloud Success in Kilowatts - A Gartner analyst suggests kilowatts can be “the perfect progress metric” for implementation of an enterprise cloud strategy.

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