Facebook has invested $16 billion in building and operating its data centers in the United States, the company said yesterday as it unveiled a new web site showcasing its plans for 40 million square feet of global data center infrastructure.
Insights and trends on hyperscale computing and data centers
A Hyperscale data centers is defined as when one tenant leases at least 10 Megawatts of data center space. Typically, the architectures are designed to provide a single, massively scalable compute architecture that can scale with demand. Hyperscale computing is necessary when a company needs to build a robust and scalable cloud, AI, or distributed storage system and is often associated with the infrastructure required to run global companies such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Amazon.
With its latest expansion into the Asia-Pacific market, Vantage Data Centers will have a footprint that stretches from Warsaw to Kuala Lumpur, including assets acquired last week from Agile Data Centers and PCCW in a $1.5 billion deal.
Traditional cooling systems will certainly still have their place in the data center. However, new types of workloads simply require a new way to cool the servers on which they operate. A new Data Center Frontier special report, courtesy of TMGcore, looks at how liquid cooling is driving the evolution of the data center industry.
For businesses looking to enrich the data center experience, the advantages of the Hillsboro, Oregon extend beyond its proximity to the Bay Area and Seattle. Ryan Mallory, COO of Colocation Services at Flexential explains why Hillsboro, Oregon is a hot spot for data centers.
Enterprise and hyperscale requirements have converged. Chris Bair, Senior Vice President of Sales and Leasing at Stream Data Centers discusses 5 keys to successfully serving enterprise and hyperscale customers, including collaboration, adaptability, and flexibility.
Join Rich Miller and a group of industry experts, including Joe Capes of LiquidStack, on August 26 for an informative webinar on liquid immersion cooling.
It’s not just about the Edge, and it’s not just about the ecosystem. It’s both. It’s the combination that helps service providers reach more enterprises and give them the solutions they need to fully achieve their digital transformation goals. Phillip Marangella, CMO of EdgeConneX, explores how the hybrid multi-cloud ecosystem at the Edge enables enterprises to achieve digital transformation.
CyrusOne co-founder David Ferdman will reassume leadership of the company, assuming the posts of interim President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Ferdman succeeds Bruce Duncan, who departs after 1 year as CEO.
The top data center story for June was an easy call – the $10 billion acquisition of QTS Data Centers. Here are the 10 most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in June 2021.
Chicago has long served as a major infrastructure hub for the nation’s commerce, whether goods and services were conveyed by rail, road, air, or data packet. Eric Jacobs, CRO of Aligned, discusses the factors that make Chicago a prime location for data center investment.