The Ethernet switch market has seen uneven activity during the COVID-19 pandemic, as stronger buying by cloud platforms and service providers was offset by a drop in orders from enterprise customers, according to IDC.
Amazon Web Services is adding a second Local Zone edge node in Los Angeles, providing single-digit millisecond latency to customers. AWS says users are tapping Local Zones to run hybrid environments and support latency-intensive tasks like game rendering.
Deploying edge computing infrastructure can be challenging for end users, who must adapt their models and processes for a smaller, denser environment to process more services and user data. There are three common challenges reported by end users working with edge designs: Defining the use case, inexperience with edge deployments and data management concerns.
STACK Infrastructure has lined up $325 million in low-cost debt to fund new construction, including a 32-megawatt data center in San Jose that has been fully pre-leased.
Edge, clouds and robots. Those were the hot topics on Data Center Frontier last month. Here are our 10 most popular stories in August 2020, in order of article views.
Edge computing specialist EdgeMicro has shifted into active development, with data center construction projects underway in five new markets, the company said last week.
Data Bytes: The Internet performed just fine during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, with “little evidence of systemic network duress, even when traffic shifts and volumes were at their peak,” according to ThousandEyes.
Lee Kestler, Aligned and Amazon Web Services were among those honored as the Northern Virginia Technology Council recognized the industry’s accomplishments at its 2020 Virginia Data Center Awards.
Silicon Valley — one of the largest and most important data center markets in the U.S. — has entered a new phase of acceleration and competition, and is positioned for its strongest growth in years.
For edge computing to succeed, advances in proximity and latency must translate into business value. Who are the users driving demand for edge computing? And what are the use cases that will deliver on this new architecture?