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.
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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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.
Announcements this week by Google, Amazon and Dominion Energy highlight the data center industry’s leadership in building a future in which cloud computing is powered by renewable energy.
Google continues to build its Internet empire, with the announcement of a new subsea cable connecting Europe and Africa, and the revelation of plans for a data center campus in Mesa, Arizona.
Google’s Joe Kava receives the Infrastructure Masons 2019 Sustainability Champion award, vowing that Google will become even greener, and challenging the entire data center industry to join the effort.
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.