VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and AWS CEO Andy Jassy hug on stage at VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas VMware
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and AWS CEO Andy Jassy hug on stage at VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas

Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: November 9, 2018

For your weekend reading, here are the most popular stories that appeared on DCK this week

VMware Cloud Accelerates Expansion to AWS Data Centers Around the World - VMware Cloud on AWS is accelerating the rollout of new availability regions. Instead of one new AWS site per quarter, VMware is launching three new regions this month.

Cisco Integrates Its On-Prem Kubernetes Platform With AWS - The networking giant ropes in the biggest of clouds for a hybrid cloud partnership.

Want to Build Data Centers for Uber? Follow This Simple Recipe - The company’s head of compute hits data center conference circuit to explain infrastructure vision to potential builders.

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Bill Fathers speaking at VMworld 2014

Cologix CEO Fathers Hires Fellow VMware Alumni to Key Executive Roles - Laura Ortman has left Equinix to join Cologix as chief revenue officer, and Dawn Smith left McAfee to become the data center provider’s COO.

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Oracle co-founder, chairman, and CTO Larry Ellison delivers a keynote at Oracle OpenWorld on October 22, 2018 in San Francisco.

Oracle Continues Betting Its Cloud Success on Database - Its legacy install base is a leg up, but the company has been shy to spend big on scale, while its cloud marketing message remains fuzzy.

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