Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has today announced the appointment of Marc Garner as Vice President of its IT Division for the UK. Marc is a 13-year veteran of Schneider Electric having joined the company after graduating from the University of Sunderland with an Honours Degree in Business Administration. In his new role Marc will be tasked with continuing the successes of Schneider Electric’s IT Division, which…"Schneider Electric Appoints Marc Garner as Vice President for its UK IT Division"
The Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) has decided to put a bit more focus on Europe when it comes to spreading the OCP message and promoting open source principles for use in hardware and data center infrastructure. The first regional summit of the Open Compute Project Foundation will take place October 1 – 2, 2018 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, at the RAI Exhibition & Conference Center. Founded in 2011 by Facebook, Intel, and Rackspace, the…"Open Compute Project #OCP Announces 1st Regional Summit in Amsterdam, The Netherlands"
Wasabi, a privately held company based in Boston, Massachusetts, on a mission to commoditize the storage industry, has announced the opening of its newest data center in Hillsboro, Oregon. By expanding its geographic footprint to the U.S. West Coast, Wasabi’s storage customers in Hollywood and Silicon Valley, as well as an expanding presence in the Asia-Pacific region, would now have closer proximity access to Wasabi’s “hot” cloud storage services. These customers would be able to…"Cloud Storage Company Wasabi Debuts U.S. West Coast Data Center in Hillsboro, Oregon"
US wholesale carrier-neutral data center provider, Infomart Data Centers, has appointed data center executive Donough Roche as Chief Operating Officer (COO). This new position has been created to support Infomart’s growth strategy and follows the recently announced completion of the first of six new data center suites in Ashburn, Virginia, which will bring a total of up to 18 MW data center capacity to the Northern Virginia market. “Infomart has an impressive list of clients…"Infomart Data Centers Appoints Donough Roche as COO in Newly Created Position"
TurnKey Internet, a full-service cloud hosting solutions provider with data centers located in New York and California specializing in Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to clients in more than 150 countries, has announced the completion of power and infrastructure upgrades to its flagship Data Center in its Albany New York Data Center – in New York’s Tech Valley Region. The data center expansion would increase the total capacity of the New York data center with…"TurnKey Internet Expands Its Flagship Data Center in New York’s Tech Valley Region"
To help European firms address cyber resilience for email, Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ:MIME) has opened data centers in Germany. Mimecast’s services are now live and the first customers have begun their onboarding. Two new replicated data centers in Germany are in separate co-located facilities in Frankfurt am Main and operate on Mimecast’s own proprietary cloud infrastructure and MimeOS software architecture. Mimecast’s “advanced” security, business continuity and archiving services are designed to operate in accordance with GDPR…"Email and Data Security Company Mimecast Opens German Data Centers"
Alibaba Cloud has opened a local Internet data center in Malaysia to provide Malaysian enterprises a local choice to build their businesses and run their applications on Alibaba’s global cloud platform. The opening of its cloud data center in Malaysia is part of Alibaba’s bigger expansion plans in this country, which also includes the opening of a local office in Malaysia and the company’s first eWTP hub outside of China. Serving as a ‘one-stop solution…"Alibaba Opens Cloud Data Center in Malaysia"
The use of energy-efficient cooling technologies would result in an ultralow pPUE figure of 1.04 for this Amsterdam data center, which is extremely energy-efficient. Switch Datacenters, a European provider of build-to-suit corporate data centers and enterprise-grade colocation facilities, has announced its plans to commence development of a new data center at its data center campus in Amsterdam. Adjacent to Switch Datacenters’ existing data halls, this 18,300 square feet new data center will be built to…"Switch Datacenters Plans to Add 18,300 Sq. Ft. Wholesale Colocation Space to Its Amsterdam Data Center Campus"
The global data center liquid immersion cooling market was valued at $297.6 million in 2017 and is projected to show a CAGR of 35.3% over the 8-year forecast period (2018–2026), according to Coherent Market Insights’ new market report being published. A fast-paced adoption of data center liquid immersion cooling is attributed to increasing adoption of cloud-based technology by various organizations, globally. According to Coherent Market Insights’ analysis, it is estimated that by 2021, 94% of…"Coherent Market Insights Study: Global Data Center Liquid Immersion Cooling Market Worth $5B by 2026"
Network solutions vendor, Juniper Networks, has unveiled its new, its fifth generation MX Series 5G Universal Routing Platform along with a variety of software innovations to provide network management with programmability, performance, and flexibility required for rapid service deployment in the cloud economy now and for years to come. A poll among Juniper Networks’ service provider customers about the top challenges in being able to offer next-generation services like SD-WAN, IoT, and 5G, found the following: more…"Juniper Networks Unveils New MX Series 5G Universal Routing platform Optimized for 5G, IoT, and Cloud"