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Storage News&Tips

Google Buys Property to Build Data Center Near Dallas

August 1, 2018

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Google has purchased property in Midlothian, a community about 25 miles southwest of Dallas, where it plans to build a data center. Dallas Business Journal reported the deal Tuesday, and a Google spokesperson confirmed the report to Data Center Knowledge. […]


Hardware, Solid State Drive

Samsung Introduces 8TB SSD In NF1 Form Factor

June 21, 2018

Via: StorageReview

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. launched the highest capacity Next-generation Small Form Factor (NGSFF), an 8TB NF1 SSD. Designed for the data center, the new 8TB NF1 SSD is optimized for data-intensive analytics and virtualization applications. The company goes on to […]


Hardware, Solid State Drive

Intel Announces New 3D NAND Data Center SSDs

April 3, 2018

Via: The SSD Review

As the world’s stockpile of data continues to grow, Intel continues to bring to market industry-leading storage and memory products, pushing both form factor innovation and ever-increasing capacity.  Intel’s latest data center offerings, the SSD DC P4510 and P4511 series, […]


Storage News&Tips

Google Data Center Execs Say Industry Headed for Talent Crisis

March 29, 2018

Via: Data Center Knowledge

At a conference this week, two Google data center executives rang alarm bells about what they characterized as an impending talent crisis in the data center industry. Data center leaders tend to hire from their existing professional networks, which today […]


Cloud Storage

Connecting Your Data Center to the Cloud: Azure ExpressRoute and AWS Direct Connect

January 24, 2018

Via: Data Center Knowledge

I’ve been a part of numerous hybrid cloud conversations revolving around connecting on-premises resources to public cloud providers. Cloud services help with agility and reliability and allow you to become truly distributed. As Garter recently pointed out, the growth of […]


Backup&Recovery

Data Center Uptime On the Line: What is Your Switchgear Doing?

January 24, 2018

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Of all the electrical and systems components supporting the proper functioning of a data center, switchgear has typically been considered the ‘red-headed stepchild,’ hidden (often literally) in the dark recesses of the data center facility. However, today, the rapid growth […]


Storage News&Tips

Who Leased the Most Data Center Space in 2017?

January 17, 2018

Via: Data Center Knowledge

After a record 2016, wholesale data center leasing by companies with hyper-scale cloud platforms – they lease more data center space than any other type of companies – was down in 2017, according to a new market report by North […]


Storage Management

Why the Data Center Liquid Cooling Space is Heating Up

December 11, 2017

Via: Data Center Knowledge

The chief executive of direct liquid cooling specialist Asetek revealed this week that the Danish company is about to announce a high-profile partner that could give its data center business a significant lift. “The data center is where the biggest potential […]


Storage Management

Security and Control in the Data Center

December 8, 2017

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Software defined data centers (SDDC) and hybrid infrastructures have created opportunities for digital business, but also created security and control challenges for IT departments, especially when trying to integrate and deploy legacy security solutions. Distributed IT infrastructure spread across physical, […]


Storage Management

Creating a Modern Data Center Strategy

September 7, 2017

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Today we’re introducing our new Question of the Week series, in which we’ll be tapping into the expertise of our sister organization AFCOM’s Data Center Institute (DCI). Each DCI board member has been chosen for their depth of expertise, experience, and forward-thinking insights. They come […]