Google will power its entire global information empire entirely with carbon-free energy by 2030, matching every second of its data center operations to renewable energy sources.
Google is nearly synonymous with the term “Big Data”, often setting the pace for the data center industry. Their position creates unique challenges for them as they continue to be a pioneer in the field. Google has made headlines both in physical improvements, such as running greener facilities, as well as software improvements, including advanced network optimization algorithms.
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In a new Data Center Frontier Show Podcast, host Rich Miller looks at how cloud growth is reshaping how data travels around the globe, and the role of undersea cables in these trends.
This summer has been an extraordinarily busy time for the data center sector, a fact that has been reflected in record traffic to Data Center Frontier. Here’s a look at the 10 most popular stories on DCF in July 2020
Data Center Frontier Show host Rich Miller looks at how cloud growth is reshaping how data travels around the globe, using Google’s Grace Hopper Cable to illustrate key trends in subsea cables.
Google has released a video tour of one of its data center campuses, the latest in a series of public glimpses of the technology and security powering its global fleet of data centers.
Multicloud strategies are becoming more popular, allowing IT managers to leverage the respective strengths and cost profiles of major cloud platforms. But multicloud strategies come with management challenges.
Google says it will review its spending on data center infrastructure as part of cost-cutting related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The company invested $13 billion in data centers in 2019.
Here’s a look at the Top 10 data center stories on Data Center Frontier in 2019, ranked by pageviews. What was hot? Google, rising rack density, data center startups, and the promise of 5G wireless.
Google is building more data centers in more places than ever before, and appears likely to make good on its pledge to invest $13 billion in new data center campuses in 2019.
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.