By Website Hosting Review contributor, Sarah Chamberlain The world of data centers moves fast. With emerging technologies and trends like the cloud, the edge, the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G and more constantly redefining the field, the industry’s dynamism and breakneck pace can make keeping up difficult, even for the most talented entities. Yet, the breakthroughs and tireless efforts of individuals and companies across this sphere are what continually enable and empower our collective future.…"Forging the Path to the Future: The 12th Datacloud Award Winners Represent The Industry’s Best and Brightest"
Last week we had an ARIN Help Desk at NANOG 76 in Washington, D.C. I was happy to be there to help attendees with their registry needs and get a sense for the most-pressing concerns for network operators. NANOG is a great community, and we’re happy to be a part of it. We had quite a few people come to us with questions that were as varied as a typical week on the phones. People…"Questions Network Operators Ask – NANOG 76"
Giga Data Centers, an Atlanta, Georgia-based company building and operating colocation data centers with modular technologies, has expanded its executive team to include David Shepard as Chief Revenue Officer. Prior to joining Giga Data Centers, Mr. Shepard served as the Executive Vice President and General Manager for Baselayer, a manufacturer of modular data center solutions. David Shepard has 20+ years of experience growing and managing large enterprise customers and building “successful” sales and marketing teams.…"Atlanta, Georgia-based Giga Data Centers Expands Executive Team"
VMware (NYSE: VMW) has acquired Avi Networks, a provider of multi-cloud application delivery services. Avi Networks would further enable VMware to bring the public cloud experience to the entire data center – “automated, highly scalable, and intrinsically more secure” with the ability to deploy applications with a single click. Leveraging a common architectural foundation, VMware and Avi Networks would be able to deliver a complete software-defined networking stack from L2-7 built for the modern multi-cloud…"VMware Acquires Multi-Cloud Application Delivery Provider, Avi Networks"
80% of Russian companies’ managers plan to increase their investment in digital transformation in 2019, according to a new study conducted by consulting company DT-Global Business Consulting on behalf of Linxdatacenter. Top managers of Russian companies would recognize that the digital vector of business development will have priority in the near future, according to the market research. Cloud technologies, e-commerce, advanced IT infrastructure and competent staff will play a notable role in this process. More…"New Study: 80% of Managers in Russia To Increase Investments in Digital Transformation"
CoolIT Systems (CoolIT), a global provider of OEM Server liquid cooling solutions, is exhibiting this week at the annual ISC High Performance (ISC19) event in Frankfurt, Germany, from June 17-19. At ISC High Performance 2019, CoolIT showcases its latest Rack DLC solutions for HPC, Cloud and AI data centers and servers. During ISC 2019, CoolIT will showcase liquid-enabled servers from Intel, Dell EMC, Cray, Gigabyte and HPE at booth G-741. The CoolIT OEM solutions being…"CoolIT Systems Showcases Newest Data Center Liquid Cooling Solutions at #ISC2019"
Hyperscaler Tencent together with analog semiconductor company Spectra7 Microsystems have launched the CRX (Copper Reach Extension) Consortium – to accelerate the adoption of active copper cable products using technology from Spectra7. The CRX Consortium aims to address the rising cost and power of optical interconnects and the decreasing reach of passive copper as data rates throughout the data center increase. “Tencent has worked together with Spectra7 to create the CRX Consortium to accelerate the adoption of…"Cloud Provider Tencent and Spectra7 Plan to Accelerate Analog Active Copper Cable Adoption"
Immersed computing solution provider Asperitas from the Netherlands is partnering with data center providers in various countries in Europe to provide liquid cooled high density compute solutions for high performance computing (HPC) use cases. During ISC 2019 this week in Frankfurt, Germany, Asperitas will showcase three of those partnerships including coolDC (UK), Bytesnet (NL) and Cloudnautic (DE). For HPC use cases Asperitas is offering fully integrated high-density compute solutions for CPU and GPU workloads –…"Asperitas Showcases Three HPC Liquid Cooling Partnerships at #ISC2019"
Website Hosting Review interview with Fady Masoud, Principal, Cloud Solutions Marketing Infinera By Contributing Editor Anthony Hidalgo Fady Masoud is a Principal in the Cloud Solutions Marketing team at Infinera and Prime for the Compact Modular as well as Metro Core/Long Haul solutions. Fady’s area of expertise focuses on the architecture and requirements of next-generation optical networking infrastructure. During his more than 23 years in the telecommunications industry, Fady has held various positions in the…"Infinera: The Infinite Network Built on the Science of Simplicity"
Website Hosting Review interview with Joseph McDermott, COO and CFO, ARM Data Center Software By Contributing Editor Anthony Hidalgo Joseph McDermott is Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of ARM Data Center Software, a company dedicated to eliminating costly network inventory defects and unleashing financial performance for customers. Joe brings wide-ranging experience to the ARM Data Center Software team, leveraging a background that spans startups, technology development, government and finance. In his role at…"How ARM Data Center Software Modernizes Network Lifecycle Management, Granting Heightened Visibility and Control"