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The new entrance to Equinix's MI1 data center in Miami, also known as NAP of the Americas Equinix
The new entrance to Equinix's MI1 data center in Miami, also known as NAP of the Americas

Top Five Data Center Stories of the Week: August 24, 2018

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

Equinix Expands Miami Data Center That’s Key to Latin American Connectivity - The data center and interconnection hub is the biggest gateway the world’s data traffic travels through to reach markets in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Google Cloud Designs Hardware Module for Encryption, Offers It as a Managed Service - The company is beefing up its cloud security features as it fights to win more enterprise deals and potentially to stay ahead of new security regulations in Europe.

Potomac's Internship Program Attracts Rising Data Center Stars - AFCOM chapter aims to ward off 'silver tsunami' by offering internships to students looking to replace legacy data center workers.

DuPont Fabros Technology/Digital Realty

Digital Realty's ACC7 data center (formerly DuPont Fabros) in Ashburn, Virginia

Hyperscale Data Center Deals Drive Record Bookings for Digital Realty - As cloud leases get exponentially bigger, CFOs role increasingly crucial


Cohesity founder and CEO Mohit Aron helped found Nutanix and led the development of the file system that Google uses to manage its data.

Hyperconverged Startup Cohesity Hits $200M Annual Sales Pace - The SoftBank-backed company's hyperconverged platform gives enterprises a single-screen view of all their data stored across campuses, clouds, and own data centers

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