When Google has an outage, it’s often due to network problems, as was the case Sunday. A look at the growing role of the network in data center and cloud uptime.
As Evoque nears the six-month mark, the company’s leadership is focused on building a network for a carrier-neutral future, where clients can connect to a growing universe of clouds, networks and partners.
Software defined networking architectures automate and centralize the management of your network connectivity. Brandon Tikalsky, Sr. Director, Cloud & Network Architecture at Digital Realty, highlights how companies are using SDN to create dynamic, virtual data center networks.
This white paper examines the latest trends in the broadband and video space, examines their implications for cable operators and other CSPs and explores what providers can do to overcome the challenges presented by the growing traffic bottlenecks. Download the new white paper from EdgeConneX that focuses on the use of localized Edge Data Centers®, rather than the standard large, centralized data centers in far-off locations, to deliver bandwidth-intensive content and latency-sensitive applications actions closer to end users.
Shipping and logistics giant FedEx Corp. has signed a 10-year deal with Switch to provide infrastructure for FedEx’s western U.S. data center.
The micro-edge will be networked not just with local resources, but with data centers and cloud facilities around the world. Martin Olsen, Vice President, Global Edge and Integrated Solutions at Vertiv, outlines how 5G and edge computing is contributing to IoT and AI advancement.
We now stand at the threshold of the next (but far from final) frontier of 5G, the main strategic benefit of which will be enhanced device-to-device communication. Download the new white paper from Compass Data Centers that explores how 5G in data centers and related technological and business changes will impact the location, size and functional focus, as well as inter-connectivity and data storage requirements of today’s colocation facilities.
The most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in March featured Facebook’s new wholesale fiber business, cooling, edge computing, and data center staffing.
The deployment of 5G and the improvements it delivers in the areas of data throughput, edge computing, ultra-low latency, and efficiency is now imminent. Download the new white paper from Vertiv that explores scenarios that illustrate how some will need 5G to achieve the performance required to support adoption of the proposed use case, while others are working without 5G today but will be inherently improved by the capabilities 5G delivers.
The IT industry is ever changing, and today’s network engineers and architects face an ongoing list of challenges. Iron Mountain Data Centers’ Frank Scalzo highlights the top network challenges facing engineers and architects in today’s data center market.