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Inside Facebook's data center in Lulea, Sweden JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP via Getty Images
Inside Facebook's data center in Lulea, Sweden

Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: May 15, 2020

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

Hyperscalers’ Used Gear Gets a Second Life in Smaller Data Centers - A budding new market is expected to grow quickly thanks to hyperscalers’ open approach to design.

How Cumulus Fits into Nvidia’s Data Center Play - Analysts foresee innovation in network automation, bundled ‘turnkey’ solutions.

Open Compute Isn’t Only for Hyperscale Data Centers, Increasingly So - Telcos, smaller cloud providers, enterprises are increasingly turning to OCP hardware.

Fork Available as Red Hat Ends Life of CoreOS Container Linux - A German company pitches a "friendly fork" as a drop-in replacement for the cloud native operating system whose end of life comes in less than two weeks.

Will Tanzu, the VMware Kubernetes Play, Succeed? - The VMWare Kubernetes offering Tanzu seems designed to fill a major gap in the container orchestration platform.

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