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Marea submarine cable running into the ocean in Virginia Beach, Virginia Run Studios/Microsoft
Marea submarine cable, funded by Facebook, Microsoft, and Telxius, running into the ocean in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: February 19, 2021

Hyperscalers reshape transoceanic connectivity, an encryption arms race, trans-Atlantic SDN integration, and more.

How Hyperscale Cloud Platforms are Reshaping the Submarine Cable Industry - They have changed how cables are funded, where they land, and how they’re designed.

Managing Encryption for Data Centers Is Hard. And It Will Get Harder - With multi-cloud already here and quantum computing on the horizon, most should probably leave encryption to the experts.

PacketFabric and Colt Integrate Platforms in a Trans-Atlantic SDN - The partnership is aimed at hybrid and multi-cloud, but it could also offer a way to comply with EU data sovereignty requirements.

Juniper's New Software Suite Aimed at Comprehensive WAN Automation - The five-element suite is designed to “elevate” the experience of both operations and application end users.

GitHub Sponsors Expands to Help Open Source Developers Make More Money - The crowdsourced-support program for independent FOSS devs opens doors to corporate sponsorship.

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