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Google data center under construction in Clarksville, Tennessee

Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: March 2, 2019

Here are the five biggest things we wrote about this week

The Cloud Data Center Construction Boom, in Two Charts - Data center leasing up 33 percent in 2018 around the world, most of it driven by cloud providers, according to JLL.

Alinda Latest Infrastructure Investor to Get into Data Center Business - Its assets include Heathrow Airport and an oil pipeline in Louisiana. Now it also owns half of a QTS data center in Virginia.

Branded Hybrid Clouds Redraw Data Center Boundaries. Here's How - They hold out the promise of unifying public and private cloud assets into a broader image of the data center. But how tight of an integration do enterprises really want?

Do Smart Network Cards Have a Future Outside the Hyperscale Data Center? - SmartNICs already accelerate performance of Azure and AWS clouds, but they may still be way too geeky for other enterprises.

Is Your Data Center Power System Protected from Cyberattacks? - The most critical infrastructure in the data center also happens to be the most overlooked one by cybersecurity teams.

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