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Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: March 20, 2020

Here are some of the biggest things we wrote about this week.

Data Center Operators Cut Onsite Staff and Visitors, Postpone Projects - The pandemic has put double pressure on critical infrastructure providers, who must stay open while helping slow the virus’s spread.

Why Google Cloud and AT&T May Merge their Telco Edges - Multiple use cases for low-latency “5G/edge” applications are being explored, powered by Anthos for Telecom.

Will the Coronavirus Break the Internet? Highly Unlikely, Says Cloudflare - The internet infrastructure provider says there have been big traffic spikes, but nothing like the Superbowl.

EU Industry Body Wants Data Centers to Become Part of the Energy Grid - What if instead of always being utility customers, data centers were also energy suppliers, helping operators balance supply and demand on the grid?

In Reno, Hopes of More Data Center Investment Thanks to Controversial Tax Break - Storey County’s Opportunity Zone designation is seen as a way to sweeten the pot for data center developers and investors.

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