“These data center technologies from Switch add more tools to our toolbox,” said Rob Johnson, CEO of Vertiv. Vertiv, a company with a portfolio of power, cooling and IT infrastructure solutions employing around 20,000 people globally, has announced the completion of a licensing agreement for Switch‘s “revolutionary” hot and cold aisle containment technology and cooling systems. The licenses for Switch’s modular data center technology expand Vertiv’s portfolio of thermal management and integrated infrastructure solutions for large…"Vertiv Adds Switch’s Patented Data Center Technologies to Its Portfolio"
Data center solutions vendor Wiwynn has launched its latest Open19 server, SV6100G3 – featuring “advanced compute performance” based on Microsoft’s Project Olympus server specification. Leveraging Wiwynn’s expertise in open server and storage development for hyperscale data centers, SV6100G3 would provide an efficient data center and edge computing solution for operators of any scale. A 1U double wide brick server, Wiwynn’s SV6100G3 server complies with the LinkedIn-led Open19 Project standard which defines a cross-industry common form factor applicable…"Wiwynn Introduces Its Latest Open19 Server, SV6100G3"
At the OCP Global Summit last week in San Jose, CA, several announcements were made by the Open Compute Project (OCP) and by companies collaborating with the OCP organization and its community. The annual Summit brought together more than 3,400 key decision makers, executives, engineers, developers and suppliers. At the OCP Global Summit, global data center infrastructure provider Inspur has announced its plan, in joint efforts with Intel, to contribute a High-density Cloud-optimized platform to…"‘EMEA Has Been Identified As a Primary Region for OCP Technology Growth’"
Seaborn Networks has established an interconnection to DE-CIX New York, enabling turn-key direct access from Seabras-1. Built, owned and operated by Seaborn Networks, Seabras-1 is a fully operational 6-fiber pair, 72Tbps submarine cable system between Brazil and the U.S. offering a low latency path between São Paulo and the NY metro area. Seaborn Networks’ interconnection to DE-CIX New York provides Seabras-1 customers in South America with the ability to reach over 200 networks within the U.S.…"Seaborn Networks Establishes Interconnection to DE-CIX New York"
Rittal’s and ABB’s global strategic data center solutions alliance was originally announced at DataCloud Europe 2018. Based on their “proven” partnership in the uninterruptible power distribution business, both companies aim to expand their solutions approach for ‘modular, secured and high-availability’ data center infrastructure in North and South America, Asia and Europe. Rittal’s strategic partnership with ABB covers various data center solutions and services including those for uninterruptible power supply (UPS), secure edge data center solutions…"Rittal and ABB Further Enhance Their Global Partnership"
Network-neutral data center company Cologix has acquired Montreal-based infrastructure provider Metro Optic with data centers located in Montreal, QC and Toronto, ON. The addition of Metro Optic’s data centers to its portfolio follows Cologix’s acquisition of hyperscale data center provider, COLO-D, in December of 2018. The acquisition would strengthen Cologix’s ability to support its wholesale, carrier and hyperscale customers by providing diverse, high strand count dark fiber between their data center campuses and to the…"Cologix Acquires Another Data Center Company, Adds Montreal-based Metro Optic"
In June last year, the Open Compute Foundation appointed CircleB from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, as its first OCP (Open Computer Project) Solution Provider for the European market. Taurus Group, a conglomerate of traditional and value-added distribution as well as systems integration companies located in The Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany, has now acquired Circle B. Circle B’s core business is focused on promoting the adoption of highly efficient and innovative data center and edge infrastructures in…"Taurus Group Acquires European OCP Solutions Provider, Circle B"
RagingWire Data Centers, a colocation provider part of the global data center platform of NTT Communications (NTT Com), has earned ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certifications for all its U.S. data center campuses. To earn ISO 27001 certification, RagingWire completed an audit certified by Schellman & Company. ISO 27001 is an international standard outlining best practices for an information security management system, which is a framework of policies and procedures that includes all legal, physical, and technical controls involved in…"RagingWire Data Centers Attains Information Security Certification"
Hybrid IT data center solutions provider, Flexential, has expanded its disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) portfolio with the launch of two new DRaaS locations live and in production. Flexential is now positioned to provide DRaaS targets within a 700-mile radius of most major metropolitan areas in the U.S. due to this strategic geographic selection. Located in Denver and Portland, Oregon, the new DRaaS locations are geographically distributed to provide Flexential customers with the flexibility to choose between…"Data Center Services Company Flexential Adds Two New U.S. DRaaS Locations"
maincubes, a European data center operator offering an expanding number of ‘German-engineered’ facilities to colocation clients across Europe including DAX-listed companies, has received the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 ‘information security’ certification for its recently opened AMS01 colocation data center in Amsterdam Schiphol-Rijk, the Netherlands. The certification has been validated by TÜV, an independent global provider of operational inspection and certification services headquartered in Germany. The ISO/IEC 27001:2013 audits conducted by TÜV – a large independent auditor from…"maincubes AMS01 Data Center in Amsterdam Receives ISO 27001 Certification"