In a deal underscoring the growing importance of data center networking, technical computing heavyweight NVIDIA has agreed to pay $6.9 billion to acquire networking specialist Mellanox.
As Facebook builds more fiber routes to move data traffic between its data centers, it will begin selling unused capacity to other companies, effectively entering the wholesale fiber business.
In 2019 , Equinix is focusing on opportunities in hyperscale data centers and enterprise computing, while sizing up where it may want to play in edge computing.
Edge computing pioneer EdgeConneX has expanded into hyperscale projects, but says it intends to be a key player as next-generation technologies drive growth in edge deployments.
Compass EdgePoint is targeting network performance as a growth opportunity in its edge computing business, seeking to support data flows from industrial IoT applications.
After the early days of cloud computing, IT teams quickly turned to multi-cloud solutions that promised to meet multiple business needs, but multi-cloud solutions aren’t without their own challenges. The new report from Digital Realty explores a computing solution that tackles some of these challenges and connects private infrastructure over a dedicated connection accessing public cloud resources while bypassing the internet.
Although the commercial and operational advantages of hybrid IT are compelling, for financial services and healthcare organizations as well as enterprises that market their services to the government sector, security and regulatory compliance are non-negotiable. Mark Houpt, Chief Information Security Officer at DataBank, takes a look at key security and compliance factors when adopting a hybrid IT strategy for your business.
The rapid growth of eSports has gaming companies investing in network infrastructure, including the acquisition of low-latency hosting specialists. Data centers play a pivotal role in the growth of the competitive gaming ecosystem.
The subsea cable world is being disrupted by hyperscale cloud players, who are investing to reroute traditional undersea lanes to bring data traffic ashore near their giant data center campuses.
The growth of machine-to-machine (M2M) data is projected to escalate rapidly in the next five years. Edge computing can play an important role in data ingest, accepting data from devices and creating a richer two-way flow of information across the network.