University of Pennsylvania IPv6 Case Study IPv6 will eventually replace IPv4. However, during the transition, institutions and enterprises that deploy IPv6 won’t typically be able to start sunsetting support for IPv4 right away. So, while a valuable benefit of deploying IPv6 is the reduction (and someday elimination) of demand for IPv4 address space and network infrastructure, it will be several years before IPv6 operators will fully realize that benefit. Fortunately, implementing IPv6 does not have…"Reexamining How We Build and Operate Networks"
Carrier-neutral data center provider CyrusOne, a company with more than 45 data centers worldwide, has acquired 15.5 acres of land from Schiphol Area Development Company N.V. (‘SADC’), a developer of “high-quality” business parks in the Amsterdam metropolitan area, for the development of a new data center campus in PolanenPark. The plot of land is located on SADC’s PolanenPark campus, approximately 10 miles west of central Amsterdam. CyrusOne will develop up to 360,000 square feet with…"CyrusOne Plans New 72MW Data Center Campus in Amsterdam Metro Area"
DC BLOX, a multi-tenant data center company offering robust connectivity and storage solutions for distributed IT in the Southeastern U.S., has recently announced the immediate availability of their new cloud storage service. This cloud storage, designed to scale alongside the growing demands of businesses, enables DC BLOX customers to reduce the cost, complexity and risk of off-site data backups. Accelerating data growth, resulting from widespread industry digitization, brings both significant advantages and costs to businesses.…"DC BLOX Adds Secure, Scalable and Low-Cost Cloud Storage"
Cirrascale Cloud Services, a provider of public and private dedicated, multi-GPU cloud solutions enabling deep learning, has added a specialized NVMe hot tier storage offering to its cloud services platform. The new hot tier storage solution is powered by WekaIO Matrix, one of the world’s fastest file systems. The new offering would help remove storage bottlenecks faced by customers who use inference training datasets consisting of millions of files to improve outcomes and increase accuracy…"Cirrascale Cloud Services Introduces Specialized NVMe Hot Tier Storage Offering"
The City of Las Vegas will start trial-use of NTT’s Smart City solution during spring 2019 for the consideration of the full-scale service beginning in summer 2019. The NTT solution is a secured, distributed platform that deploys micro data centers to sensors in the designated area to improve situational awareness through video and sound data, while also integrating historical data sources, such as crime, weather and social media data. This agreement signed by The State…"City of Las Vegas Starts Trial-Use of NTT’s Smart City Offering"
Data center services provider US Signal has commenced the construction of its newest data center in Van Buren Township, Michigan, part of the greater Detroit area. The facility is slated to open its doors in Q4 2019. The new “state-of-the-art” facility will add up to 100,000 square feet of additional data center space in greater Detroit. Connected to US Signal’s wholly-owned, secured network, the new data center will be the fourth facility for the company…"US Signal Commences Construction of Its 2nd Detroit Data Center, Adding 100,000 Sq. Ft."
The global domain name registrations count has reached 342.4 million across all top-level domains (TLDs) in the third quarter of 2018, finds Verisign. The data reveals that around 2.6 million new domain names were registered in Q3. Domain name registrations have increased by 0.8%quarterly and 3.5% year-over-year. .com and .net TLDs count The number of .com and .net TLDs together totaled around 151.7 million at end of Q3 2018, representing an increase of 2 million…"Domain name registrations count totals 342.4M in Q3 2018: Verisign report"
HiveIO, a software-defined data center management solutions provider, has released a completely revitalized user interface (UI) for its Hive Fabric, providing a new way to visualize the data center. The new Hive Fabric 7.2 release would offer a user-driven design that instantly understands resource utilization, identifies issues, while providing real-time updates on changes across the data center. “Improving the experience for end-users is critical,” said Kevin McNamara, CTO of HiveIO. “Our new user experience goes…"Data Center Management Platform HiveIO Unveals Revitalized UI"
Big Switch Networks, the Cloud-First Networking Company, today announced general availability of Big Monitoring Fabric (Big Mon) for AWS, a seamless deep packet monitoring solution that enables workload monitoring within customer specified Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs). All components of the solution are virtual, with elastic scale-out capability based on traffic volumes. “Big Mon for AWS enables organizations to easily monitor their AWS application traffic across multiple VPCs,” said Prashant Gandhi, Chief Product Officer, Big Switch…"Big Switch Expands Cloud-First Strategy with AWS Public Cloud Monitoring"
Gartner analysts have identified key technologies and trends that infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders within the cloud, hosting and data center industry must start preparing for to support digital infrastructure in 2019. “The focus of I&O leaders is no longer to solely deliver engineering and operations, but instead deliver products and services that support and enable an organization’s business strategy,” said Ross Winser, Senior Director, Analyst at Gartner. “The question is already becoming ‘How can we…"Top 10 Data Center Industry Trends for 2019 According to Gartner"