Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: January 12, 2019

For your weekend reading, here are some of DCK's most popular articles this week.

Data Center Knowledge

January 13, 2019

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Rendering of the future Facebook data center in Huntsville, Alabama
Rendering of the future Facebook data center in Huntsville, AlabamaFacebook

Hyperscale Cloud Platforms Dominated the Data Center Conversation in 2018 - The year’s most read articles on Data Center Knowledge illustrate the remaking of the industry by hyperscalers.

CERN's New Data Center for the Large Hadron Collider 'beauty' Project - The modular 3MW facility will use free air cooling and is expected to run at PUE 1.1. It will serve a single project, which aims to find out what happened after the Big Bang.

Data Center Power and Cooling Trends to Watch in 2019 - Vendors expect rising densities and increasingly distributed infrastructure to shape the space this year.

Microsoft Is Expanding Its Virginia Data Center Footprint, But Not in Ashburn - The campus hosts one of three availability regions for the company’s Azure cloud in the state.


A rendering of IBM Q System One, the world's first fully integrated universal quantum computing system, currently installed at the Thomas J Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, where IBM scientists are using it to explore system improvements and enhancements that accelerate commercial applications of the technology.

A New Type of Network Is on the Rise to Combat the Quantum Threat to Encryption - “Quantum-proof” encryption algorithms won’t be entirely quantum-proof. Quantum key distribution networks could be the answer.

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