Here’s a list of industry resources for data center professionals about the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, including best practices from industry groups, perspective from analysts, and policies and contingency plans for data center providers.
Here’s a “by the numbers” summary of the latest data points on COVID-19 related driven traffic gains for Zoom, VPN services, video games, cloud computing, Internet exchanges, content delivery networks and other online services.
Use of Microsoft’s cloud services is soaring amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with usage increasing as much as 775 percent in regions implementing social distancing and shelter-in-place orders.
To keep data networks running smoothly during the COVID-19 crisis, content delivery specialist Akamai is reducing the network resources used for gaming downloads during peak business hours.
Citing the need for “urgent action” to protect staff and uptime from the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), colocation provider Equinix will restrict customer access to its data centers in France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
Data center operators are taking steps to ensure continued operations of their facilities in the wake of heightened concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus.