For your weekend reading, here are some of the most popular stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this week:
Why Mainframes Aren't Going Away Any Time Soon - IBM's former systems and technology CTO explains when it makes sense to buy a mainframe and what the advantages are.
HPE Spins Out US Data Center Engineering Practice - Partners buy out EYP Mission Critical Facilities’ US practice, relaunching it as an independent consulting business.
This Wave of Data Center Consolidation is Different from the First One - The first wave of consolidation may have peaked, but the new one is just starting.
Compass Gets Into the Edge Computing Business With Two Acquisitions - Buys EdgePoint and BitBox in a play to offer holistic core-to-edge data center infrastructure solution
Switch and Capital Dynamics Plan US Record-Capacity Solar Project in Nevada - Data center provider and some of its clients will be the first customers