Internet exchanges are seeing record levels of network traffic as the spread of the Coronavirus prompts more remote work and online education. Game downloads are also boosting traffic.
A new report from Server Technology explores the challenges, solutions and opportunities for three phase power, used in data centers to support high density IT applications, and to minimize the cost of the cables delivering that power.
Digital Realty will acquire a majority interest in the Westin Building Exchange in Seattle, the primary interconnection hub in the Pacific Northwest. The company says the deal will strengthen its interconnection business.
Netrality remains focused on building out a national network of connectivity-rich carrier hotels in major metros, and has more resources to power that strategy after its acquisition by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners.
Patrick Quirk, Vice President and General Manager, IT Systems at Vertiv, explores distributed networks, and how access, control and full visibility is key for success. Quirk highlights technology like serial consoles, available to enable and simplify remote management of distributed networks and IT sites.
This week’s launch of Google Stadia highlights how cloud gaming may emerge as a significant opportunity for the data center industry, particularly providers offering interconnection and edge computing services that address latency.
Projects like the IEIC (Internet Ecosystem Innovation Committee), of which QTS is a member, work to “stimulate transformation, regional economies and internet infrastructure growth globally,” and are designed to deemphasize the heavy reliance of the current concentrated, congested peering points. A new white paper from QTS, “QTS Peering and Data Exchange,” explores how companies can help the industry proliferate the number of buildings where internet and content networks can exchange traffic and do so in a neutral and open way.
A $500 million investment from an Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund is the next step in the transformation of Cologix into a larger player in cloud on-ramps and software-defined networking.
In the next 5 years there will be a meteoric rise in data traffic flowing through network intersections, according to a new report from Equinix. That means data centers will become even more pivotal to the digital economy.
Demands for data volumes and data rates are growing at a never-before-seen pace. A new white paper from Panduit explores how the data center fiber optic networking infrastructure requirements need to change and evolve to meet current and future demands for data volumes and data rates, which are only going to continue to grow.